NFS Film Festival Update January 2019
1 February 2019
The latest round up of festival news from the Northern Film School.
Beyond Horizons (MA Filmmaking 2018)
Exploring themes of escapism through imagination juxtaposed against the rigidity of reality, Beyond Horizons is a visually striking tale of magical realism that lures the viewer into an experience of childhood wonder, mystery and horror.
Director: Stefan Wink
Producer: Sungjun Youn
- 2018 Int Usak Winged Seahorse Short Film Festival Turkey
- 2019 Children's Film Festival Seattle, USA – Live Action Category
- 2019 The Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival, South Korea – Kids Live Action Short
- 2019 Las Cruces International Film Festival, USA
Virginia (BA Filmmaking 2018)
Virginia, a psychic medium living in a petrol station with her son, recalls an old tragic memory of a fire. Unsure about what she sees, she will have to decide if to tell it to her son.
Producer: Kayleigh Platt
- 2018 Tirana International Film Festival, Albania; Student International Short Competition
- 2018 Rome Independent Film Festival
- The film will be screened at the “British Shorts” Festival in Berlin on 18 January
AMOKA (MFA Documentary)
Amoka is a documentary that shows life along the Caqueta River, with the difficulties of gold mining and other bonanzas.
Director of Photograpy: Juan Sebastian Diaz
- 2019 Spotlight Documentary Film Festival – winner Gold Award
- 2019 The Impact Docs Awards – Official Selection