VCA Film and Television is proud to announce that two alumni, Adam Arkapaw and Daniel Agdag, have had their student films selected for the 27th Munich International Festival of Film Schools, while another VCA graduate, Ben Hackworth, has had his feature film Corroboree accepted into the Berlin International Film Festival.
Adam Arkapaw graduated from VCA’s Bachelor of Film and Television in 2006, his film Catch Fish will screen at the Munich International Festival of Film Schools in November. Daniel Agdag completed his Graduate Diploma in Animation in 2006, and is currently undertaking the VCA’s Master of Film & TV by Coursework (Animation). As well as the Munich International Festival of Film Schools, his short animation Paper City Architects has screened at this year’s St. Kilda Film Festival, Melbourne International Animation Festival, and the Sydney Film Festival. Past VCA success at the Munich festival has included 2004 graduate Erin White receiving the Young Talent Award for 62 Sleeps in 2005.
Writer/director Ben Hackworth completed the VCA’s Master of Film and Television by Research in 2005. Selection of his feature film Corroboree into the Forum section of the Berlin International Film Festival caps off a year of success, which has included screenings at the major Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth Film Festivals. Corroboree was produced by VCA alumni Matteo Bruno, who graduated from the Postgraduate Diploma in Film and Television (Producing).