Edith Cowan University’s WA Screen Academy is celebrating a number of recent successes. WA Screen Academy Films Filch, Spiral, Noah, Raw, When Harri Met Salma, and Pretty Face – all short films starring 3rd Year WAAPA acting students and written, directed, produced and crewed by WA Screen Academy Bachelors and Masters students – have all been accepted into a variety of local festivals. These include WA Unlocked, Next Gen, Unigoonies, Revelation Film Festival and Australian Revelations.
Noah director Shane van Litsenborgh has secured a national Australian Directors Guild (ADG) nomination. Filch, directed by Rachel Fitzgerald, produced by Ben Harris and written by Ana Victoria Neves, has recently premiered at the Berlin International Short Film Festival. Spiral, directed by Steven Kerr, produced by William Pacquiao and written by Corey Booth, has recently premiered at the Paris Short Film Festival, and will be showcasing at the Roswell Film Festival in New Mexico this month.