Paul Roos Gymnasium Learners Win Major Acting Awards at Filmit Festival
Carlo Hoogendijk (Crew Member), Nelis Venter (Hit & Mis Actor), Ian Lubbe (Hit & Mis Actor), Jordan Cridland (Hit & Mis Actor, Best Supporting Actor Winner) , Emma Wiehman (Professor PRG) at the 2022 Filmit Festival Awards Ceremony.Photo: Janco Saunders
The learners of the Paul Roos Gymnasium (PRG) have won several awards for their outstanding performances at the Filmit Festival 2022.
A panel of 22 industry professionals served as judges in the 2022 film competition for high school students.
PRG was nominated in the Best Documentary, Best Ensemble and Best Supporting Actor categories for the documentary Awé: an overview of the language in South Africa and short film Hit & Put they submitted.
It was in the acting categories that Paul Roos excelled as young actors Ian Lubbe, Jordan Cridland, Reuben de Wit, Altus van Heerden and Nelis Venter won Best Ensemble for their acting in Hit & Put.
The team won a cash prize of R1,000 from ClemenGold and an acting coaching session with theater and film actor Stian Bam.
Joshua Cridland walked away with the Best Supporting Actor award. He also won a cash prize of R1,000 from ClemenGold, a coaching session with actor Deon Lotz and an appearance alongside three other famous actors in a special episode of the soapie. Suidooster.
The Filmit Festival is a PRG initiative aimed at career and skills development in the digital sphere, creating experiential learning opportunities for creative learners in Southern Africa as well as a platform to tell and share stories. authentic African stories.
The Filmit Festival took place for the second consecutive year with partners Suidooster and Clemen Gold. At the awards ceremony on Friday 4 November, an exciting new partnership with Cape Town’s popular arts festival, Suidoosterfees, was announced.
. For more information about the festival, visit www.paulroos.co.za/filmit.
We live in a world where fact and fiction collide
In times of uncertainty, you need trusted journalism. For 14 days free, you can access a world of in-depth analysis, investigative journalism, leading opinion and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter, you will be charged R75 per month. You can cancel at any time and if you cancel within 14 days you will not be charged.