We'd like to wish a heart congratulations to tutor Matt Button, Head of Production Design at London Film School, who, alongside three graduates, won Best Single Drama at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards!
It has been a busy month for our students and graduates on the film festival circuit! Below is a selection of the many screenings and nominations in the UK and beyond.
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Daniel Mitelpunkt from Israel, LFS Graduate 2003. His film "ALMOST" won the Grand Prix Europeen des Premiers Films, IMAGES 2004, Vevey, Switzerland.
Joel Perez Irizarry's Graduation film "SHEEPDOG" has won First Prize for Best Short Film in the Puerto Rico International Film Festival which took place in the Puerto Rico Museum of Art in August. You will find more information at www.thefilmfoundation.org. It has also competed in the Griffon International Film Festival in Missouri in October. (www.mwsc.edu/griff/)
An LFS graduate Avi Kleinburger has just shown his film "ATASH" at the London Film Festival after it had won the International Critics Prize at Cannes in June this year.
"THE MERCHANT OF VENICE" Staring Al Pucino is due to be released soon produced by two of our alumni Barry Navidi and Michael Cowan.
Left: Patrick Jackson (DOP)
Right: Robert Pratten (Director)
"LONDON VOODOO", Directed by Robert Pratten, DOP Patrick Jackson, two of our alumni, has won Best Cinematography at The New York City Horror Film Festival, USA, 20th-24th October 2004.