Berlinale Talents 2015 2


In February 2015 I attended BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL as part of the Berlinale Talents Campus Sound Studio – 2015.

My public profile is online here.




I am really excited to be a winner of Best Sound Design at Underwire Film Festival 2014 for Skinship directed by Nichola Wong. Thank you all and well done to the whole crew!



I am very proud to say that Leidi directed by Simón Mesa Soto, which I have worked on, won Short Film Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival 2014.

Congratulations to the director Simón Mesa Soto and the whole crew. To read more go here.




The Magnificent Lion Boy wins again. This time it is the Best Student Animated Short prize at the RIVERRUN International Film Festival (3-13 April 2014)! Congratulations to the team!!!

I feel very privileged to be nominated for the Verna Fields Award at this years Golden Reel awards for my work on the animation The Magnificent Lion Boy.
The Verna Fields Award is a Golden Reel Award presented each year by Motion Picture Sound Editors to a filmmaking student in order to recognize the excellence of their sound editing work.

Graham Hartstone comments on the nominations on AMPS newsletter.

NFTS Scoops a Record 6 out of 7 Nominations For Golden Reel Awards.

Past triumphs of the film:

The Magnificent Lion Boy won the second place for Best Student Animation film in 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest!

The film has also been selected for The Edinburgh International Film Festival that was held between 19-30 June 2013.

I am very happy to announce that The Magnificent Lion Boy has been officially selected for the 66th Cannes Film Festival!

Huge congratulations to the whole team: Ana Caro S. James Cotton Jonathan Carr Paulo Pandolpho Sarah Warne Natasha Mackey Jason Evans Alfie Biddle Natalie Langowski Hugh Bonneville and Andy Serkis. Big thank you to the amazing Yahsaint Benjamin Kowouvi for his voice!!!

The official program of the short films selection can be seen here.

The Magnificent Lion Boy Roars into Cannes – NFTS film premieres in the Cinéfondation Selection at the 66th Cannes Film Festival.

 Here is the trailer for the film directed by Ana Caro.


The Mass of Men wins The Grand Prix of the 43rd Kyiv International Film Festival “Molodist”.

Other awards for the film include:

Best International Short Film at the 65th International Film Festival in Locarno
International Film Student Award at 60th San Sebastien Film Festival
Grand Prix at Tampere Film Festival International Competition

In total The Mass of Men has been screened at more then 60 festivals worldwide where it has won 25 Awards including the Grand Prix in

4 Oscar qualifying festivals: Locarno, Tampere, Short Shorts Asia in Tokyo and Huesca.


Magpies directed by Joasia Goldyn is premiering at the Cinema Jove – Valencia International Film Festival 2013.

Please see the trailer of the film.


Please see the trailer for Cocoons directed by Joasia Goldyn.

You can also find our more about the film here.


The Cleaners directed by Konstantinos Georgousis has been selected for the competition at the 25th International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. 

The film has stirred up responses both in the UK and Greece:

Channel 4 News talked about the situation in Greece and the Golden Dawn.

The director of the film appeared on Channel 4.

A Greek criminal prosecutor has launched an investigation after a report on Channel 4 News showed a member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party threatening to turn immigrants into soap.


The Mass of Men, directed by Gabriel Gauchet,  won  Pardino d’oro for the Best International Short Film at the 65th Locarno Film Festival in 2012.

The film also won International Film Student Award at 60th San Sebastián Film Festival  in 2013. Please see the synopsis here.

It has also just won the Grand Prix at Tampere Film Festival International Competition in March 2013.


Physics written and directed by Claire Oakley won Best of Boroughs 2012 Film Awards. Please find more information and the official trailer here.

It premiered at the 56th BFI London Film Festival as a part of London Calling selection of shorts. It has also been selected for The Moët British Independent Film Awards.