Monday, 11 May 2020

Escape Students Win Awards at Sci-On Fest

"Joe" wins Director's Choice Award
Many congratulations to the makers of Adam & Eve Mk II and Joe, which have both won the "Director's Choice" award at the Sci-On film festival in Reno, Nevada.

Adam & Eve Mk II is a modern re-telling of the Genesis story; Joe is a short story about a cleanup robot that goes wrong.

Despite the challenges caused by the Corona lockdown, and many festivals cancelling or moving online, our student films continue to experience growing festival success.

Adam & Eve Mk II - multiple awards
Adam & Eve Mk II
Multi-award-winning "Adam & Eve Mk II", directed by Sebastian Kuderhas been winning awards in film festivals for almost a year.  It has also been selected for six upcoming festivals:
Joe is a story about a cleanup robot that goes wrong. It was directed by Callum Reeve and Produced by Aidan Lonergan. Joe has also been selected for:

Escape Studios Festival News
Many films from Escape Studios are in festivals over the coming weeks, despite many festivals being cancelled, postponed, or simply moving online.

Hotel Aloha, directed by Paloma Zhu, has been accepted for three festivals:

"Jerich0" - BAFTA Shortlisted
BAFTA-shortlisted Jerich0, directed by Sarah Andrews, is in
Flame - award winner
Flame, directed by Cherelle Owusu and produced by Carolina Xavier, is in nine upcoming festivals:
Offcut, directed by Petroc Menuhin, which follows the adventures of a discarded scrap of wood who comes to life and finds meaning in music, will be screened at:
Golden Acorn 
Golden Acorn directed by Maciej Osuch is in four upcoming festivals:

Home Sweet Home
Multi-award winning Home Sweet Home, directed by Maria Robertson, is in three upcoming festivals:
Jelly Cars

March of the Potguins
March of the Potguins is a semi-finalist in three festivals:

Nefertiti, directed by Eilin Berrio Pena, has had its first selection, to the Lisbon Film Rendezvous, November 13-15, where it is a Semi-Finalist.

Birds Connect Our World
Birds Connect Our World, directed by Escapee Lillian Fu, is also a semi-finalist at the  Lisbon Film Rendezvous, November 13-15

Planet Mars
Sebastian Kuder's short film "Planet Mars" has been selected for the Baghdad University International Film & TV Festival on June 1st.

Quarantine Chorus
Quarantine Chorus, directed by Edoardo Sartori and produced by Nickoel Izharudin, has been selected for its first two festivals:
Congratulations to all our talented students and Escapees on their continued success.

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