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LA award win for Southampton Solent film production student

23 Mar 2017

David Barbeschi, a final-year BA (Hons) Film Production student at Southampton Solent University has had major international success with his short film script, PAWNS, which has already won first prize in two international festivals including Los Angeles Film Awards and Glasgow, Monthly Film Festival.

David created the piece as part of his third-year final major film project at Solent. He has the role of co-director, producer and writer on his production team.

Other Solent students involved in the making of PAWNS include Tyrees Addison-Lamptey who co-directed and Charlie Kelloway, Director of Cinematography. Sound Design is Lina Peertum, Editor, Erwan Tortevois and Graphic Design is Radostina Pancheva. PAWNS will be completed later this year.

PAWNS has been accepted into the official selection of three festivals, including the semi-finals of the Sacramento International Film Festival and Los Angeles Cinefest.

Read the article in full here.