An incredible two out of the three films selected in the ‘Newcomer’ category of this year’s Green Screen Festival are NFTS Directing Science and Natural History MA graduation films: Now Or Never by Matt Senior and Worlds Beyond Our Vision by Chris Orr. Green Screen which takes place between the 11th and 15th September in Eckernförde, Germany is one of the most important natural history festivals in the world alongside Wild Screen in Bristol and Jackson Hole in Wyoming.
Worlds Beyond Our Vision: Have you ever wondered what the world looks like through the eyes of another creature? We only see a tiny fraction of the light spectrum that illuminates our planet, but some animals can see a world beyond our vision.
The Team: Director/Producer/Camera - Chris Orr; Editors - Margred Pryce, Stella Heath Keir; Sound Designer/Dubbing Mixer - Ioannis Spanos; Composer - Will Turner; Colourist - Liz Glennard; Online Editor - Michael Pearce
Now Or Never highlights the plight of the rare Tapanuli orangutan and is the first ever documentary on the Tgreat ape species, which with less than 800 in the world, are the rarest of all great apes and face an uncertain future. The film and has already screened across five continents and has just won a rhino trophy for ‘Best Documentary’ at this year’s British Documentary Film Festival’ which took place in May in Leicester Square. Read more about Matt’s journey to making the film in a recent Q&A.
The Team: Director/Producer/Cinematographer - Matt Senior; Editor - Mirjam Jegorov; Sound Designer/Dubbing Mixer/Foley Artist - Kevin Langhamer; Composer - Adam Price; Colourist and Online Editor - Matt Senior; Marketing and Publicity Executive - Alex Chronopoulos
For more info visit nowornever-film.com and @noworneverfilm on Instagram and for Worlds Without Vision, follow Chris Orr on Instagram @j.christopher.orr. For more information on the NFTS Directing and Producing Science and Natural History MA, please visit www.nfts.co.uk/naturalhistory
Applications are open until 7th July 2019 to start in January 2020.