Archive for October, 2020

Extraordinary Times Winners and Runners Up (with links).

‘Coronavirus Poem’ WINNER

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 NAHEMI Extraordinary Times / Canon Awards: 

 

BEST OVERALL FILM, Winner: ‘Coronavirus Poem’ (dir .Lucy Gatenby, prod Rebecca Hardess) / Falmouth University

BEST OVERALL FILM, Runner Up: ‘Mask’ (dir. Joana Caiano) / Arts University Bournemouth

BEST CREATIVE IDEA, Winner: ‘Banding Apart’ (dir. Edward Scott) / University of Roehampton

BEST CREATIVE IDEA, Runner Up: ‘The Bread’ (dir.Sophie Lee) / Arts University Bournemouth

BEST VISUALS, Winner: ‘Raft’ (dir. Jake Thompson) / University of South Wales

 

BEST VISUALS, Runner Up: ‘For Me’ (dir. Ioulietta Thymi) / University of Greenwich

BEST SOUND DESIGN, Winner: ‘Elsewhere’ (dir. Shiyun Gu) / London Film School

BEST SOUND DESIGN, Runner Up: ‘Home Escape’ (dir. Jing Zhao) /  London Film School

BEST EDITING, Winner: ‘Watch’ (dir. Tom Ford) / University of South Wales

BEST EDITING, Runner Up: ‘What We Had Time For’ (dir. Michelle Siu) / Anglia Ruskin University

 

You can watch the October 29th screening here. The password is ExtraordinaryTimes

And the Q&A here. Again, the password is ExtraordinaryTimes.

With huge thanks to Alya Soliman, the Competition Co-ordinator.

Congratulations to all entrants and winners!

**Newsflash** Extraordinary Times NAHEMI Canon Filmmaking Competition Tonight

The screening for Extraordinary Times NAHEMI Canon Filmmaking competition is TONIGHT 29th October at 6.30pm at the following link and password:

Password: ExtraordinaryTimes

It will be followed by the Awards Ceremony and a Q&A at 7.20pm on Zoom and here is the link:

Topic: Online Awards Ceremony

Time: Oct 29, 2020 07:10 PM London

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 921 3508 3719
Passcode: 029100

 

Best of luck to all involved.

Tea@3 Chat / Q&A with Industry folks over a cuppa …

NAHEMI are delighted to sponsor Tea@3 with Mam Fromage.
For the next four Fridays from 3 to 3.30 there’ll be chat and Q&A with industry folks over a nice cuppa hosted by Freya Billington
All from the comfort of Zoom. Spread the word and invite your students.
Meeting ID: 795 261 3779 Passcode: TEAAT3
FRIDAY 23RDOCT 3:00PM
Production Designer ANDREW PURCELL
(RIVIERA, THIRTEEN, INDIAN SUMMERS, NO OFFENCE)
“My job is to look after the physical, visual side of things, in terms of sets and props and effects”, Purcell explains. “I help find the locations and then turn them into appropriate places for the drama to happen. We’ll decorate a location and dress it according to the character and what we would assume those character’s choices to be. https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0700696/
FRI 30THOCT 3:00PM
Editor BARNABY PILLING
(THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, ANNIHILATION, SUFFRAGETTE)
Barney Pilling is an OSCAR-nominated British television and film editor. Some of Pilling’s TV projects include Spooks, Life on Mars, No Angels, Hotel Babylon and As If. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film Editing for the 2014 film The Grand Budapest Hotel.[1] His past film projects include Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, An Education, Never Let Me Go, and One Day.He grew up in North Manchester and worked as a DJ before moving into Editing. https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1306189/
FRI 6THNOV, 3:00PM
Art Director ALEXANDRA WALKER
(HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX/ GOBLET OF FIRE/ PRISONER OF AZKABAN, LET ME GO, CARMILLA)
I have worked in the British film industry for 22 years, in that time I have had the privilege to work with and learn from some brilliant and visionary filmmakers. Whether the film has been low budget/independent or attached to a big studio, my experience has been a huge journey which I look forward to continuing in production design.
COMING UP
Cinematographer NATASHA BRAIER
HONEY BOY, NEON DEMON, GLORIA BELL
At the 2017 Robert Awards, Natasha won the Robert Award for Best Cinematography for her work on The Neon Demon. At the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, she won the Special Jury Award for Vision and Craft for her work on Honey Boy.

NAHEMI @ Encounters Award Winners 2020

We’re very pleased to announce the Award winners for the 2020 NAHEMI@ Encounters programme:

NAHEMI CREATIVE FILMMAKING PRIZE : ‘Shoegazing’ (dir. Servane d’Alverny) / London Film School

NAHEMI CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD : ‘My Name’ (dir. Yang Lee, cinematographer Chirstian Serk) / University of Coventry

BEST UNDERGRADUATE FILM AWARD : ‘Ethical Sauce’ (dir. Pauline McGrath) / University of Westminster

Huge congratulations to all concerned!