To Know Him will be screened at top festival!
To Know Him, the short drama commissioned by the British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust (BLSBT) will be shown at the Sydney Film Festival in Australia the 6-17 of June. Hence, the drama is now eligible to be nominated for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award (BAFTA), the world-leading independent arts charity award. Directed by Ted Evans produced by Escape Films and Pencil Trick, the drama has been on air on Together recently too.
"We congratulate our talented Deaf programme-makers for being recognised alongside their hearing peers both in the UK and internationally," said Kerena Marchant, the Head of Content at BSLBT.
The Sydney Film Festival is a prestigious film festival screens over 200 films at venues such as the State Theatre, the CBD, Newtown, Cremorne, Western Sydney and more. We are very excited to have this film be shown there alongside the other great works.
Along with "To Know Him," the writer of the series "Deaf Funny," Charlie Swinbourne is nominated for a Royal Television Society (RTS) Yorkshire Award for Best Writer! This new show broke barriers, featuring both deaf actors and bringing back the art of the comedy sketch show in tremendous fashion.
“I'm very honoured to have been nominated for this Writer’s award. It's completely unexpected and whether I win or lose I'm delighted to be nominated in a mainstream category," said Charlie in a statement to the BSLBT.
Watch To Know Him Promo here!
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