Alumni and faculty from Griffith Film School have received funding to pursue their dream projects as part of a Screen Queensland short film competition. Screen Queensland's SQ Shorts Program has funded the production of 12 short films to allow emerging filmmakers to develop standout stories for the screen.
A student film produced by Griffith Film School's LiveLab has won an award at the Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards. LiveLab, the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School, was recognised for Ky's Story - Living with Autism an acclaimed film about autism featuring Australian screen icon Hugo Weaving.
Griffith Film School students have taken out top honours in a series of high profile awards. Head of Griffith Film School Professor Herman van Eyken said the success of students and alumni reflected the high calibre of work taking place at GFS.
Griffith Film School graduates are set to take the inaugural Noosa International Film Festival by storm with a series of acclaimed short films. From a coming of age story set in 1970s regional Australia to the magic of silent film and a detective tale told through the eyes of a child, each of the films has a unique focus and distinctive style.
Griffith Film School students have launched a short film featuring renowned Aussie actor Hugo Weaving. Ky’s Story follows Hugo’s 16-year-old nephew, Ky Greenwood, who has autism spectrum disorder.