Congratulations to the younger and proficient inventive crew behind the scenes of the quick movie Leemtes en Leegheid, which scooped up three main awards on the Kyknet Silwerskerm Competition 2022.
The important thing crew on the movie included a bunch of Afda alumni. Jordy Sank – director/co-writer, Sam Pelteret – producer, Esther Badenhorst – editor, Edward George King – music composer, Wikus Labuschagne – VFX, Saarah Harris – hair and make-up, and Storm Thomson – wardrobe. Leemtes en Leegheid walked off the purple carpet with the Finest Brief Movie Award, the Viewers Alternative Award and the Finest Screenplay Award.
“Throughout the previous few years we have now all skilled large loss and loneliness in lots of shapes and types, which is why the story of Leemtes en Leegheid actually resonates with audiences. It’s an intimate quick movie that explores what occurs when we have now to study to dwell with out these we love so dearly. Successful the Viewers Alternative Award and Finest Brief Movie at Silwerskermfees present how deeply the themes and characters inside the movie are capable of penetrate the hearts of all who watch it.”
“This movie was a real collaboration between a stellar staff that actually put their hearts and souls into this story. The top product is so intame and transferring due to the nuances and complex particulars that have been added throughout departments that actually breathed life into the characters, world and story,” says author and director of Leemtes en Leegheid Jordy Sank.
Afda alumnus Regardt Visser was additionally amongst the awards at Silwerskerm, choosing up the Finest Enhancing Award for his work on the quick movie Die Horries.
The kykNet Silwerskerm Movie Competition is a prolific South African and Afrikaans movie competition that has nurtured, developed, and empowered the native trade for greater than a decade. As such, it has confirmed to be a seminal platform for veteran and rising filmmakers alike. Alongside the world or South African premieres of the most recent characteristic movies, the Silwerskerm Movie Competition showcases the handiwork of younger expertise with a sequence of quick movies in a wide range of genres. These quick movies are produced with the competition’s monetary backing and mentorship. In addition to the cinematic delights and shorts within the working for the coveted Silwerskerm Movie Competition Awards, which honours excellent performances in entrance and behind the scenes, the packed competition line-up included must-see latest present native movies, documentaries, panel discussions and workshops. Famend worldwide company additionally share their data and experience at trade masterclasses.
The primary Silwerskerm Competition, hosted within the Karoo city of Prince Albert, featured just one movie with the apt title, ‘n Saak van geloof (A Query of Religion). Since these humble beginnings, greater than 160 quick movies and 50 distinguished characteristic movies have made their debut on the competition. The checklist of success tales linked to the competition is spectacular. Aside from creating new job alternatives, our Silwerskerm movies have garnered a number of worldwide accolades, and a number of the nation’s illustrious producers, administrators and screenwriters entered the trade as winners of the quick movie challenge.