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Press release: Filmit nominees announced

Press release: Filmit nominees announced

The Filmit competition is in the final and exciting phase where nominees in each of the competition’s categories have been announced. Filmit is a short film competition for high school learners from Southern Africa. Bradley Joshua (Gambit Films), Louis Pretorius and Albert Snyman (Infinity Films), Zandré Coetzer and Sharl van der Merwe (Nagvlug Films), composer Braam du Toit and the owners of Annie’s Wardrobe served as Filmit’s panel of judges. Nineteen of the twenty initial finalists completed their films and submitted them in October 2021. Below are the nominees for the first annual Filmit competition as hosted by Paul Roos Gymnasium, Atterbury and WeBuyCars.

Filmit is proud to announce the FILMIT 2021 NOMINEES

Three nominees in each category have been identified. The winner will be announced at our gala event at Atlantic Studios in Cape Town on 10 December 2021. Congratulations to the following schools:

BEST FILM

Duwweltjie, Paul Roos Gymnasium
Status Bewus, Kalahari High School
Theatre Kid, Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof

BEST DIRECTOR

Bernard Robbins, Cascade, Rondebosch Boys’ High
Jaeden Beukes, Conflict: A Journey to Passion, Worcester High School
Riyago Maartens, A magician never reveals his secrets, Curro Durbanville

BEST SCREENPLAY

Mia Erasmus, The Gingerbread House, Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool
Myasah Al-absi, What drove her to madness, Groote Schuur High School
Zia Geldenhuys, Theatre Kid, Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Michael Lighton, Cascade, Rondebosch Boys’ High
Pieter Wessels, Philip Ham & Joubert Vivier, Duwweltjie, Paul Roos Gymnasium
Zia Geldenhuys, Theatre Kid, Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof

BEST EDITING

Michael Lighton & Bernard Robbins, Cascade, Rondebosch Boys’ High
Robin Pheiffer, Search, Fairmont High
Zia Geldenhuys, Theatre Kid, Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS & CREATIVITY ON SET

Duwweltjie, Paul Roos Gymnasium
Search, Fairmont High
Theatre Kid, Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof

BEST SOUNDTRACK

Conflict: A journey to passion, Worcester Gymnasium
Duwweltjie, Paul Roos Gymnasium
Theatre Kid, Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof

BEST WARDROBE

A magician never reveals his secrets, Curro Durbanville
Status Bewus, Kalahari High School
The Art of Colour, St George’s Diocesan College

BEST POSTER DESIGN

Duwweltjie, Paul Roos Gymnasium
The Art of colour, St George’s Diocesan College
Theatre Kid, Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof

BEST ACTRESS

Logan Davids, Too bright to shine, Mitchell’s Plain High School
Luchuané Hechter, Theatre Kid, Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof
Myasah Al-absi, What drove her to madness, Groote Schuur High School

BEST ACTOR

Kgothatso Kgopa, The Gingerbread House, Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool
Roché Meyer, Duwweltjie, Paul Roos Gymnasium
Xavier Griqua, Status Bewus, Kalahari High School

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Isabella Cupido, A magician never reveals his secrets, Curro Durbanville
Kalia Jordaan, Status Bewus, Kalahari High School
Mia Erasmus, The Gingerbread House, Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Gihaan Steenkamp, Toue en Kloue, Parkdene High School
Mark Claassen, Toue en Kloue, Parkdene High School
Tristan Badenhorst, The Gingerbread House, Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool

BEST ENSEMBLE

Status Bewus, Kalahari High School
The Gingerbread House, Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool
Too bright to shine, Mitchell’s Plain High School

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