Griffith filmmaker Claire Randall has won an award for Best Documentary at the Uni Shorts Film Festival in New Zealand with her film, Wolfe. The documentary continued its dream run, beating out entries from film schools in the US, Switzerland, China and New Zealand.
Griffith Film School student Claire Randall was in the spotlight when her first film won international acclaim during a whirlwind year on the festival circuit.
Griffith Film School student Claire Randall is following in the footsteps of legendary directors like Martin Scorsese and George Lucas – presenting her first film at the renowned International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen. Wolfe, which recently won a Crystal Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, explores a young man’s journey through adolescence with undiagnosed schizophrenia.
Griffith Film School graduate Bejamin Zaugg, along with Daley Pearson who also studied at GFS, have won an International Emmy Award in the Kids: Digital category for Doodles at MIPTV in Cannes, France.
A trio of Griffith filmmakers are off to the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival with their graduate documentary, Wolfe. Wolfe is a short documentary from producer/director Claire Randall, who studied Film and Screen Media at Griffith Film School. The film was motivated by her own encounter with mental illness as a teenager. It uses interviews and animation to explore a young man’s journey through adolescence with undiagnosed schizophrenia, and his relationship with an imaginary friend, Mister Wolfe.