Shalini Adnani’s Term 5 short 'Algo Más Banal' (Something More Banal), which she wrote and directed, has been nominated for the 'Best Screenplay Award' at Eindhoven Film Festival.
Algo Más Banal is a dark comedy reflecting the bizarre realities of how we deal with death in our contemporary world. It takes place on an unusual work day, as people contemplate life and the dead man hanging in front of them in a Mexican factory.
Greek filmmaker and MA Filmmaking graduate Jacqueline Lentzou’s short film FOX has been awarded the prestigious ‘Award in Memory of Ingmar Bergman’ at the Uppsala International Short Film Festival in Sweden, following an incredible run of over 40 festivals and 20 awards.
Maria Balduzzi’s graduation film WOLVES has been awarded the ‘Horizon Award For Most Promising Filmmaker’ at the 24fps International Film Festival in Abilene, Texas.
The film, which was produced by fellow LFS grad Dévorah Corona Méndez, DOP’d by Nicholas Nazari and edited and co-written by Joachim Neef, also won ‘Best Original Score’ by composer Dmitrios Ntontis.
Last night, London Film School was honoured to welcome Walter Murch, the award-winning Editor of iconic films, such as Apocalypse Now, The Godfather, American Graffiti, and The English Patient to an after-hours Masterclass for LFS students and alumni.
UNDOCUMENT, a feature film by London Film School alumni Kyla Simone Bruce and Amin Bakhshian which follows the stories of UNDOCUMENTed migrants, has taken home a slew of awards including Best Feature Film at the Bucharest Film Awards.
The film, which was the vision of Kyla and Amin and produced, edited and DOP’d by LFS graduates Khalid Jabaly, Reza Jouse and Simon Shen respectively, as well as having a crew made up largely of fellow students, also won Best Director and Best Screenplay, with the actress Maryam Davari nominated for Best Actress.
London Film School graduate Aegina Brahim’s short film 'Laws of the Game' screened on Saturday at DBUFF, the Netherlands’ first urban film festival, founded to celebrate cinematic diversity.
LFS graduate and award-winning Italian filmmaker Francesco Gabriele’s debut feature film 'Blue Hollywood' has been officially selected as part of the Coronado Island Film Festival in California, following on from a fantastic run in festivals all over Europe.
Victoria Romero’s short film 'Mariela' continues to move audiences with a selection at the 37th Cambridge Film Festival. It was screened at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse and The Moving Cinema as part of Shortfusion: Good Grief, a series of shorts based around the theme of bereavement. “Death and loss are just a much a part of life as living … and as these tales show, there are often glimmers of light, liberation or gallows humour that help us grow and keep going.” (cambridgefilmfestival.org.uk)