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careers of pfs graduates


Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, 2023

Giovanni Fumu (director/co-writer), Maximilian Selim (co-writer/producer) and Kimbo Kim (producer), all alumni of PFS, receive the Audience Award for their feature film “Abroad”. The film’s lead actor, Jang Seongbeom, also receive the Best Actor Prize.


Tallinn Black Nights, 2022

Marescotti Ruspoli’s debut feature film “Amusia”  wins the Audience Award at the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF). Bravo!


Warsaw Film Festival, 2022

Ran Li’s debut feature film “Till Love Do Us Part” shot in both China and Czech Republic gets selected at the Warsaw Film Festival.


International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, 2022

Ziya Demirel wins Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay for the feature film “Ela with Hilmi and Ali” at the 29th International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival. The film also received prizes for Most Promising Actor (Denizhan Akbaba) and Best Actress (Ece Yüksel). “Ela with Hilmi and Ali” also received the FIPRESCI Prize at the Istanbul International Film Festival earlier that year.


India National Film Awards, 2022

Shalini Ushadevi wins Best Screenplay for the feature film “Soorarai Pottru” (Praise the Brave) at the 68th National Film Awards along with four other awards including Best Feature Film.


Sundance Film Festival, 2021
Locarno Film Festival, 2020
Aylin Gökmen gets her documentary short film “Spirits and Rocks: an Azorean Myth” selected in two prestigious international film festivals.


Academy Awards, 2020
The short film “A Sister”, shot by Juliette van Dormael is nominated in the category of Best Live Action Short Film


Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, 2020
Engin Erden’s short film “Octopus” accepted into Official Selection


Miami Film Festival, 2020
Congratulations to Aeden O’Connor Agurcia for winning the Audience Award at the 37th Miami Film Festival with his feature debut “90 Minutes.”


Sarajevo Film Festival, 2019
Demet Derelioğlu Aran’s short, The Night Before, co-produced by alumni Steve Reverand and Martin Raiman’s The Lab, is selected for the 2019 edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival.


Tribeca Film Festival, 2019
Three Prague Film School students have their features in the Official Selection at Tribeca: Ani Simone Kennedy, Caitlin Burke and Emily Cohn. Congratulations to Ani Simone Kennedy for receiving the Special Jury Mention for “The Short History of the Long Road.”


Cannes Film Festival, 2016
Simon Vahlne gets latest film Fight on a Swedish Beach in the Official Selection of Cannes Festival 2016 Short Film Competition


Venice Film Festival – Biennale de Venezia, 2016
Giovanni Fumu’s latest film accepted for the Official Selection of Biennale de Venezia 2016 Film Competition


Beijing Independent Film Festival, 2016
Ran Li wins “Best Fiction Film Prize” at the prestigious Beijing Independent Film Festival with her graduation film Lucie


Locarno Film Festival, 2015
Raam Reddy (2012) – director – and Doron Tempert (2012) – DOP – win both Best Feature Film and Best Debut Feature at Locarno Film Festival 2015 for Thithi, now available on Netflix worldwide


Cannes Film Festival, 2015
TIFF Official Selection, 2015
Sundance Official Selection, 2016

Ziya Demirel (2011 – 2012) gets latest film Tuesday in the Official Competition of three major festivals


Emmy Awards 2015

Caitlin Burke (Fall 2006) wins Emmy for 2014 documentary We Could Be King


Sundance Film Festival 2015

Anne Svejgard Lund (Spring 2011) receives 2015 Grand Jury Prize at Sundance for work on acclaimed documentary Russian Woodpecker