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Brighton Film School guest lecturer Eva Riley selected for Cannes Film Festival

Local filmmaker and guest lecturer at Brighton Film School, Eva Riley, has had her latest short film ‘Patriot’ selected for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

Patriot was one of just 9 short films selected for screening at the international renowned festival out of over 4,550 submissions from over 100 countries.

Patriot and Eva Riley will now be in the running for the 2015 Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded by Abderrahmane Sissako, President of the Jury, at the official prize-giving ceremony of the 68th Festival de Cannes on 24th May.

You can watch the full trailer here.

PATRIOT - TRAILER from eva riley on Vimeo.

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Brighton Film School is a specialist, independent training facility located in central Brighton. The school offers 2-year degree level programmes in Filmmaking HNC/HND and Art Direction and Production Design HNC/HND, as well as an industry recognised Cinematography and Directing Diploma. Brighton Film School also offers evening classes inFilmmakingScreenwriting, Art Direction and Editing as well as courses for young filmmakers and Summer School. For more information or to apply please visit https://brightonfilmschool.co.uk/