DJCAD Graduates Nominated for Screentest Awards
Dundee-based filmmakers Rose Hendry and Matt Cameron have been nominated for Screentest - The National Student Film Festival 2012. Screentest was founded at Bristol University in 2004 and has become an important platform for celebrating of the very best in student filmmaking from around the country.
Director and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design graduate Rose Hendry has two short films running in this year's competition. 'Bird Bath' has been nominated in Screentest's Best Experimental category, and 'Chips and Cherryade' is in the running for Best Production Design. Rose's colourful and visually stunning work, which often features ordinary situations with unexpected twists, has been gaining national and international recognition, and her short 'Egg & Fag' was selected for this year's Glasgow Short Film Festival.
Director Matt Cameron's short film 'Falling Out' has been nominated in Screentest's Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy category. Produced by Dundee based Flyboy Films, the film follows three people as they try to physically, and emotionally, survive the aftermath of a nuclear explosion. Matt was nominated for the 2011 BAFTA in Scotland New Talent Awards and recently grduated from Duncan of Jordanstone's Msc Animation and Visualisation. Matt is responsible for both the directing, editing and visual effects of 'Falling Out', and utilised the Visual Effects Research Lab at University of Dundee, which is part of the North Sea Screen Partners project.
The awards will be announced on Saturday 24th March.
Good Luck to Rose and Matt!
Click here to visit Rose Hendry's official website.