Lindsey Dryden (BA Media and Communications, 2003) attended the 40th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards in New York City on 24 September 2019 with her film Trans In America: Texas Strong, which won the Outstanding Short Documentary category. The film premiered at South By Southwest (SXSW) 2019 and won a Webby Award and a Webby […]Read more "Goldsmiths graduate wins Emmy Award for Short Documentary"
Presenting his feature documentary debut, a story of entrepreneurship Kilo 64, MA Screen Documentary alumnus Amir El-Shenawy tells us of his career so far and his experience at Goldsmiths.Read more "Graduate News: Amir El-Shenawy presents Kilo 64"
‘Even When I Fall’ is a feature documentary film directed by Sky Neal and Kate McLarnon and produced by Elhum Shakerifar. They met while studying Visual Anthropology at Goldsmiths in 2005/06. ‘Even When I Fall’ tells the incredible story of Saraswoti and Sheetal, trafficking survivors who reclaim skills that once came at a high cost: […]Read more "Film by alumnae in cinemas today"
The Female Voice @ BAFTA Los Angeles Julia Dos Santos (BA Media and Communications, 2016) was nominated to win one of four top prizes at the BAFTA Los Angeles Student Film Awards in the documentary category for “The Female Voice”. The documentary was made in collaboration with Minji Kim (BA Media and Communications, 2016) and Jeanette Lee […]Read more "Guest Post: The Female Voice"
Unrest, a documentary produced by Lindsey Dryden (BA Media and Communications, 2003) and directed by Jennifer Brea, has been selected as one of the highly anticipated narrative documentaries to receive a world premiere. About Sundance Film Festival Founded by Robert Redford in 1978, the Sundance Film Festival celebrates creativity and independence in cinema. This year, […]Read more "Alumna’s documentary premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2017"
The Quipu Project, developed by a collective formed by filmmakers Maria Court (MA Screen Documentary, 2011), Rosemarie Lerner (MA Screen Documentary, 2011) and Sebastian Melo (MA Digital Media: Technology and Cultural Form, 2011) along with creative technologist Ewan Cass-Kavanagh (MA Creating Social Media, 2012), officially launched on Thursday, 10 December 2015 on International Human Rights’ […]Read more "Official launch of the Quipu Project"
20,000 Days on Earth directed by Iain Forsyth (MA Fine Art, 2004) and Jane Pollard (MA Fine Art, 2004) won Televisual Best Arts Documentary at this year’s Grierson British Documentary Awards. The Grierson Awards commemorate the pioneering Scottish documentary filmmaker John Grierson (1898 – 1972), famous for Drifters and Night Mail and the man widely […]Read more "Alumni win at 2015 Grierson British Documentary Awards"
A Syrian Love Story produced by alumna Elhum Shakerifar (MA Visual Anthropology, 2006) and directed by Sean McAllister won the Grand Jury Award at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest. Sheffield Doc/Fest brings the international documentary family together to celebrate the art and business of documentary making. Filmed over five years, the film charts an incredible odyssey […]Read more "Alumna wins 2015 Sheffield Doc/Fest Grand Jury Award"
New Documentary ‘Sev’ Out Soon Sev is Yanitsa Paramova’s second documentary – to be out soon. It is a rare and touching film about the life of a Bulgarian orphan. After spending his childhood in notorious Bulgarian orphanages, Sev is on a journey back to his troubled past. He travels from the UK to Bulgaria to […]Read more "Guest Post"