The Water Dancers wins Best Student Film at SAFTAs

4 Mar 2019 - 16:15


The Water Dancers documentary, a CFMS Honours graduation production, has won a South African Film & Television Award for "Best Student Film" at the 13th Annual SAFTA Awards in Sun City.

Two of the three final nominations for this award were CFMS films (The Water Dancers and Scarlet’s Tale). Both these short movies were finished at the end of 2017.

Robyn Palmer (director), Erin Macpherson (co-editor) and Michael Dawson (co-editor) were present to collect their award. The team also includes Daniel Ndevu (producer) and Tessa Barlin (cinematographer). The Water Dancers was their 30-minute honours documentary project.