Mart’s major award win

27 April 2018

MA Film & Television alumnus Mart Bira wins award at Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards.

Mart’s MA major project, Nomadic Doctor, won the award for the Best Student Short at this year’s awards which took place at the Charlie Chaplin Theatre, Raleigh Studio in Hollywood.

The awards are part of the Documentary Monthly Film Festival, which includes a yearly red carpet interview and live screening alongside the awards ceremony.

'The award ceremony event was wonderful'

Mart said: 'The award ceremony event was wonderful. I had the opportunity to watch many great documentaries and met many talented documentarians. I got to experience my first red carpet interview with ABC News Radio too!

'I’m overjoyed that my documentary has also won a Remmi Winner at 51st Annual WorldFest-Houston International film festival and I will be screening my film on 16th May at the Short Film Corner, in Cannes!'

Programme Leader for MA Film & Television, Chris Chandler, said: 'Mart is a gifted documentarian who richly deserves her award win. She was a lively and engaged student who made sure she got the best out of all of the teaching staff!'

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