GALLERY: Pauline Quirke Academy actors and film-makers take to red carpet for premiere of projects
PUBLISHED: 14:08 14 December 2015 | UPDATED: 14:08 14 December 2015
Students from the academy in Chislehurst and Sidcup attended the screening of their film projects on Sunday
Young aspiring actors and film-makers from an academy in Chislehurst and Sidcup took to the red carpet on Sunday at the premiere of their film projects.
Students at the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts receive training every Saturday in film and television, alongside modules in musical theatre and comedy and drama and students worked for many months writing, shooting, acting and editing their short films for the screening at Bluewater’s Showcase Cinema.
Principal Heather Smith said: “The quality of these films was simply outstanding.
“The students worked incredibly hard on these projects and it’s so exciting to see how they’ve used the techniques of television and film to tell some brilliant stories.”
One film, ’The Blue Balloon’, was entered into the Nikeon Film Festival and also finished as a runner up in The Limelight Film Awards.
Students celebrated with an after party Oscar Awards Ceremony at Elite Venue in Gravesend.
The following awards were given out to students in south London:
AM Student of the Year: Maximus Woodley, south east London
PM Student of the Year: Amelie Pang, Dartford
AM Performer of the Year (6-9): Shannon Everett Hillier, Bexleyheath
AM Performer of the Year (10-12): Joel Hopkins, Erith
AM Performer of the Year (13-18): Amie Lane, Sidcup
PM Performer of the Year (6-9): Karan Abrol, south east London
PM Performer of the Year (10-12): Millie Henley, Orpington
PM Performer of the Year (13-18): Charlotte Devaux, Eltham
AM Academy Film Awards
Best Film: Gangsta Gran
Best Actor: Alfie Michie (MATILDA)
Best Actress: Ellie Speller (PARALLEL)
Best Supporting Actor: Harry Cropley (LAND OF THE DINOSAURS)
Best Supporting Actress: Ruby Aylott (ALMOST FRIENDS)
Best Cameraman: Liam King
Best Script Writer: Matthew Graham (LOCKDOWN)
PM Academy Film Awards
Best Film: Blue Balloon
Best Actor: Samir Mahat (GREASE)
Best Actress: Evie Gordon (THE GREAT TRAIN ESCAPE V1)
Best Supporting Actor: Zee Nyangwa (GREASE)
Best Supporting Actress: Emily Du Preez (YOUNG OFFENDERS)
Best Cameraman: Maya Inza
Best Script Writer: Jenni Sheehan (ALL TIME LOW)