An incredible five out of Cannes annual ‘Great 8’ presentation of British movies made by up and coming filmmakers are directed or produced by NFTS graduates!
‘Great 8’ is backed by the BFI, the British Council, BBC Films and Film4. and has previously attracted buyers the US including Bleecker Street, Apple and IFC as well as France-based The Jokers and Netherlands-based Cherry Pickers, and Transmission Films and Madman from Australasia.
The films include:
Calm With Horses directed by BAFTA nominated NFTS Directing Fiction MA graduate, Nick Rowland; Make Up directed and written by Claire Oakley and produced by BAFTA winning NFTS Producing MA graduate, Emily Morgan; Perfect 10 directed and written by NFTS Directing Fiction MA graduate Eva Riley whose NFTS graduation film Patriot was nominated for the short film Palme D’Or at Cannes in 2015; Saint Maud directed and written by NFTS Directing Fiction MA graduate and Screen Star of Tomorrow, Rose Glass and Wildfire directed and written by NFTS Directing Fiction MA graduate and multi IFTA winning Cathy Brady.