CCI Graduate Film wins The Hampshire Prize

The University of Portsmouth, CCI, BA Film Production (BAFP) Graduate Film, A Place for Everything has won an award at the Winchester Short Film Festival.

A place for everything, created by Barnaby Boulton, Matthew Lewis, Svilen Slavov and Joe McAreavey, has won The Hampshire Prize at the 6th Annual Winchester Short Film Festival Award ceremony, which took place on the 11th of November 2017.

The winning graduates have received £500 prize money, as well as industry mentoring and media coverage!

Two other Graduate films, Burgundy and The Farm, as well as one 2nd year film, Cassette Boy were shortlisted to win The Hampshire Prize, an incredible achievement for the film makers and the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries.

Ben Thompson BA Film Production Course Leader says

“Great work by BAFP students/graduates to be so well represented at these awards. A very proud moment for the BAFP team!”

The Winchester Short Film Festival is now in its sixth year, the competition is open to anyone from anywhere, as the festival aims to provide a fair and open platform for talented emerging and seasoned short filmmakers.

Shortlisted films were showcased and promoted throughout the week long festival, ending with a black tie award ceremony, with prizes, and keynote speakers from the industry.

You can learn more about the Winchester Film Festival on their website, and you can also follow them on Twitter @WinchesterFilm, Facebook @WinchesterShortFilmFest, and Instagram @_wsff_.

You can watch A Place for Everything here.

Katie Clarke

Katie Clarke is a Media Studies Student, currently on her Placement Year, working as Promotions Assistant for the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, at the University of Portsmouth.

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