Two recent graduates from
Matt, who has been working as a camera assistant on commercials, music videos and feature films since graduating, says: “The film was a labour of love and it’s great that our work is being recognised in this way by the industry.”
Featuring Sam’s uncles Alan and Terry, Birdman weaves two compelling narratives together into a touching tale of brotherly love and Spitfires.
The documentary follows keen flyer Alan and his brother Terry - who has been given a new lease of life after Alan donated his kidney. The film finishes with Alan taking his brother up in one of his planes.
“It was great working with my uncles on the film, says Sam. “It was challenging to make, both technically and emotionally, but well worth it. They love the finished piece.”
Commenting on the documentary the judges said: “The film captured a simple and moving story with visual ambition. During the making of this film the producers discovered a different story to the one they had anticipated. The panel commended their drive to follow this new path to produce a more rewarding character driven film.”
The talented duo - who both graduated with First Class honours in BA (Hons) TV and Video Production last year – beat two other shortlisted entries from the University of
The ten-minute documentary was the talented duo’s final-year project. Course Leader
The winners were announced at an awards ceremony hosted by comedian and actor
If you see yourself making award-winning films and documentaries, it’s not too late to apply for one of our specialist television and film degrees. Visit www.solent.ac.uk/courses to find out more.
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