It’s been another great month of achievements at LFS – here is our June round-up of everything our students and alumni have been up to!
We’re enormously proud of the work and continued successes of our students and graduates! Here we have a selection of the festival acceptances, screenings, and awards they have enjoyed over the last month.
First, MA Screenwriting graduate and PhD student Gonzalo Maza’s (MAS 12) first feature film, Ella es Cristina, will be released on 13 June 2019. Maza is the writer-director on the film, produced by Salma Hayek’s Ventanarosa Productions.
MA Filmmaking graduate Franco Volpi's grad film has had a very exciting run, from a Student Oscar finalist and Student BAFTA shortlist to 26 festivals around the world, including Palm Springs, Max Ophüls, and Sao Paolo. This number continues to increase, as Sol de Agosto has been selected for the highly respected Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019!
"I have the right to live my life"
"I AND THOU" Written and directed by Federico Spoliansky (C.147), which was his graduation film, has just won Best Experimental Film at the Miami Short Film Festival, USA, 21-26 November.
Also, at the same festival, Daniel Silber's "HOUNDS" was one of the runners up for Best Short Movie.
"TEMPUS FUGIT" Written and directed by Enric Folch, C.110 has now won all the following awards:
Gigi Roccati C. 146 graduation film "CHLOE TRAVELS TIME" won the UNIVERSAL STUDIO CINEMASTER 2005 which gave Gigi a three week internship at Universal and Focus Film in May in LA where he had a chance ot meet top executives and directors. Chloe has been bought by the Sky Channel Universal Studio and has been broadcast.
Mike received his award at the Belgium-based festival beginning of October from Imelda Staunton, Oscar-nominated star of his 2004 drama "VERA DRAKE".