My Nephew Emmett Trailer 2 from Kevin Wilson, Jr. on Vimeo. We adore Kevin Wilson Jr’s Oscar-shortlisted film ‘My Nephew Emmett’ and are backing it to receive a well deserved Oscar nomination. My Nephew Emmett has won the Gold Medal at the 44th Student Academy Awards in the Narrative Domestic Category. Director Kevin Wilson, Jr. is an MFA Candidate in New York University’s Film Program. … Continue reading Oscar hopeful ‘My Nephew Emmett’ – it is crucial for us to ensure that Emmett’s story can motivate more people to fight against racism
Female director Vika Evdokimenko’s Aamir is based on a true story of an unaccompanied child living in the Calais ‘Jungle’ refugee camp, where part of the film was shot. This topical film stars second generation immigrant Alan Asaad (Unforgotten) and has just been nominated for a BAFTA for Best British Short Film. This wonderful film will be screening in the coming weeks at the London Short Film Festival. 13 year old Aamir has fled … Continue reading Could Vika Evdokimenko’s heartfelt film ‘Aamir’ be set for a BAFTA win?
The Silent Child (2017) has won over twenty awards since its world premiere at Rhode Island International Film Festival and has now been shortlisted for the Oscars. Director Chris Overton began his career as an actor and worked with many industry greats such as Joel Schumaher and the Oscar winning director Roman Polanski. This time, he became an independent director and chose the lead actress, … Continue reading Chris Overton’s Oscar film ‘The Silent Child’ reflects the difficulties that deaf people face
Past host Alex Newell The red carpet is ready, the paparazzi are prepping their lenses, the stunning dresses are being chosen, and the golden awards are ready to be handed out to the lucky winners. Yes, it’s time again for the Toscars ceremony. No, that’s not a misprint. The Oscars are being held in March, but a few days before that on February 28th, Brits … Continue reading The Toscars, who will take home the coveted ‘Golden Fist’?
Watu Wote: All of us (2017), directed by Katja Benrath and produced by Tobias Rosen, has won more than 40 awards across the globe including the Student Oscar Award. This film is powerful because it explores the concept of freedom of religion, which shows people’s solidarity and humanity against violence. The director says that “For me, the topic seemed like a mission, it expresses what … Continue reading Oscar shortlisted film Katja Benrath’s ‘Watu Wote’ showcases how solidarity and kindness can prevail
This must see film tells a story that is based on true events and the story of Emmett Til must be told! This amazing film has to be nominated for an Oscar, it tells this horrific historical story in a way that stays with you forever. Stella acting, perfect cinematography and excellent direction make ‘My Nephew Emmett’ one magical film. Kevin Wilson’s haunting film My Nephew Emmett shares the horrific … Continue reading Kevin Wilson Jr’s ‘My Nephew Emmet’ tipped to receive a well deserved Oscar nomination for Live Action Short Film
If you read our predictions then you will know that we are backing this important and poignant film to win this year. Rachel Shenton’s heartfelt tale of a deaf child who is struggling to communicate was brought to life by Director Chris Overton. Writer and Actress Shenton (Switched at Birth) stars in the film, alongside, newcomer Maisie Sly and Rachel Fielding (Secret Diary of a … Continue reading Our favourite to win a 2018 Oscar for Live Action Short Film – Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton’s ‘The Silent Child’