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.
The Academy-qualifying Uppsala International Film Festival takes place next weekend, with an amazing four LFS graduation films screening in the International Competition.
Filmmakers Victoria Romero, TJ Collanto, Justin Spray and Andrea Niada will take their films to the prestigious seven-day event in Uppsala, Sweden, from the 23rd-29th October, which also qualifies them for BAFTA nominations.
Copa-Loca, the sun-drenched short film by London Film School alumnus Christos Massalas, continues its phenomenal run of success with a nomination for Best European Short Film in the European Film Awards 2017.
The film tells the story of Copa-Loca, an abandoned Greek summer resort. Paulina is the girl at the heart of Copa-Loca. “Everyone cares for her and she cares about everyone – in every possible way.”
Maria Balduzzi’s graduation film WOLVES will be screening at The Iris Prize Festival this week, in competition for Best British Short. The Iris Prize is a six-day celebration of LGBT films which takes place in Cardiff, Wales.
LFS alumnus Andrea Niada’s graduation film HOME EDUCATION continues its reign of terror with an official selection for The Winchester Short Film Festival’s Best British Short, not to mention screenings at Fantasia Festival in July, the 30th Dragon Con and the 11th Sacramento Horror Film Fest in September.
London Film School has strong showing of current and former graduates at the LFF | The BFI Film Festival runs from 4th to 15th October
London Film School continues a strong year on the festival circuit with seven films by students and alumni featuring in the BFI 2017 London Film Festival- opening next week.