From A Levels to Film Making Success


19 August 2015

Always interesting to hear how ex-students are getting on in their chosen careers and for Rob Savage, studying film at SSFC has led to great things.

His film Absence will be having its world premiere at the fantastic Film4 FrightFest - it will screen three times on August 30th at the Vue Cinema Leicester Square (one of the biggest screens in London) (trailer https://vimeo.com/134421331). Also it will feature as part of the BAFTA qualifying Cambridge Film Festival it in the "Love and Death" Shorts Programme on Friday 5th Sept.

Rob is a multi-award winning writer/director and 2013 Screen International Star of Tomorrow, working in shorts, features and commercials. He wrote, directed, shot, co-produced and edited micro- budget feature film Strings at age 18, which has screened at a number of prestigious International Festivals, including Raindance for its UK premiere and the Rome Film Festival for its European. The film has been acquired for release by Vertigo Films and won a British Independent Film Award. He is a Berlinale Talent Campus alumnus and has won a number of awards for his short films, including the BFI Future Film Award for sci-fi short "Sit in Silence" in 2011.


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