Anna Kommers, Elis Matthewson, Lowri Faber, Keira Rhodes, Tom Reeves, from South Wales won Panasonic Best of Film of the Month at the prestigious Film Nation Shorts awards ceremony in East London.
It means the winning short film will be screened at iconic London 2012 venues – the film being seen by millions throughout the Games.
London 2012 announced the winning young filmmakers for the first Film Nation: Shorts awards, in partnership with Panasonic.
The nominees attended an award ceremony at Village Underground, one of East London’s most fashionable venues. It was hosted by former T4 favourite Rick Edwards and big-name personalities from the worlds of film, TV and sport presented awards to some of the most promising filmmaking talent from around the United Kingdom.
Stars included Emily Browning, the star of current box office hit Sleeping Beauty, wheelchair basketball legend Ade Adepitan, Lily Loveless from Skins, Nirpal Bhogal the director of London Film Festival sensation Sket and Matt Irons from Red Riding Hood. Anna Kommers said: “I am speechless this is amazing, and the Olympics are bringing people together not only sport people but everybody.”
One young film maker from each of the 10 categories won the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for their short film to be shown at the iconic sporting venues during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games next year. The films will also be shown on the London 2012 Live Sites, big screens in cities across the UK.