Encounters 08 Awards Announced
Kodak/NAHEMI Cinematography Award, for student cinematography
ISLAND TO ISLA
Directed by: Jem Garrard (U.K., 12 mins 49 secs)
The Kodak/NAHEMI award, for the best cinematography in a student film, goes to the camerawork on the film by UCCA Farnham student, Jem Garrard, about a Scottish island postman who rows to the mainland every day to collect letters.
Cartoon d'Or Nomination
The festival's animation jury also nominated the following films for European's chief animation prize, the Cartoon d'Or:
SKHIZIEN, by Jeremy Clapin, 13 mins, France
VARMINTS, by Mark Craste, 24 mins, U.K.
THIS IS JO3, by Once Were Farmers, 3 mins, Scotland
Encounters 2008 ended on Sunday, November 23 with a day-long program of compilation screenings providing a final chance to enjoy this year's top entries. For more details, see: www.enounters-festival.org.uk.