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careers of pfs graduates


Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2024
Congratulations to PFS alumni Shalini Usha Devi! Her second feature film, the science-fiction project Ennennum received the Best Feature Film prize from the Critic’s Jury at the NIFFF in Switzerland.


Berlinale 2024
Congratulations to PFS alumni Raam Reddy and Doron Tempert, whose second feature film together The Fable, is part of the official selection of the Berlin International Film Festival 2024.


International Film Festival Rotterdam 2024
Three films involving are our alumni are selected at the 53rd International Film Festival Rotterdam. The fiction short film Leela, written by PFS alumna Alina Gufran, the documentary short film Isblink, shot by Christine Leuhusen; and the debut feature film 78 Days, written and directed by Emilija Gašić


Netflix Top TV Shows
The Netflix mini-series Bodies, directed by Haolu Wang, is ranking 1st worldwide on its week of release.


Tallinn Black Nights, 2023
Karlovy Vary IFF Eastern Promises Industry Program, 2022
Le syndrome de l’eté sans fin (Endless Summer Syndrome), the debut feature film written and directed by Kaveh Daneshmand, and co-produced by Cedric Larvoire and Eva Larvoire (all Prague Film School alumni) is having its world premiere at the 27th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF). The project also won the Karlovy Vary Eastern Promises (Work in Progress) award in 2022.


CineQuest, 2023
Warsaw Film Festival, 2022
Ran Li wins the “New Vision Award – Best Feature Film” award at the prestigious CineQuest with her debut film Till Love Do Us Part. The film, which was shot in both China and Czech Republic also had its world premiere at the Warsaw Film Festival.


Locarno Film Festival, 2023
TIFF Official Selection, 2023
Aylin Gökmen gets her documentary short film Ever Since, I Have Been Flying selected in two prestigious international film festivals.


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!


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 Good News 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