Atlantic Founder and LFS' first student, Rex Tasker, paid tribute to by National Film Board of Canada
July 27, 2018 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is paying tribute to its Atlantic founder, Rex Tasker, who died on July 24 at his home in Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia.
Three London Film School students, along with tutor Richard Kwietniowski, are set to represent London Film School with a showcase of their graduation films at the Sarajevo Film Festival this August.
Koby Adom, who was born on the Ivory Coast and grew up in London, graduated from London Film School in 2016 with the critically acclaimed ‘House Girl’, set in Accra, Ghana, where his family comes from. When we last spoke to Koby at the end of 2017, he had just been selected for funding by Film London’s highly competitive London Calling Plus scheme to make his next short, ‘Haircut’. Now he’s floating on air after winning the London Calling Plus Award, selected by legendary Director of the final four ‘Harry Potter’ films and ‘Fantastic Beasts’, David Yates.
North America’s biggest short film festival, the Palm Springs International ShortFest, takes place this month, with three recent LFS graduation films selected and two alumni screening their work:
PAULA HUIDOBRO C. 140 says
"HOUNDS" Writer/Director/Editor Daniel Silber's graduation film is doing really well, see what he says below.
Update from the 14th March. "HALF TERM" - out of the five nominations has won the most important: BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM. Congratulations.
Tony says that they included shorts and features together in competition so the acting and script awards naturally went to features.
"HALF TERM" Written/Co-Produced/Directed/Edited by Tony Hagger (C. 141) has just been nominated for five awards at Sacramento Film Festival, USA 30th March - 2nd April 2006
Most Original Screenplay
Best International Film
Best Film Long Form