Uon filmmakers win top prize at film festival.

Beyond the wormwood tree by Alex Powell and Joe Burden.
Beneath the Wormwood tree by Alex Powell and Joe Burden.

Uon graduates Alex Powell and Joe Burden have won two awards at the 2014 Film Northants film competition for their stunning film ‘Beneath the Wormwood Trees’. The duo from Media Production and Moving image impressed judges with their dark fantasy tale of a cursed man who faces the consequences of difficult choices. The pair won £250 plus mentoring by director Tony Klinger.

Film Northants is an award-winning not-for-profit film festival based in Northamptonshire. The festival aims to nurture, showcase and promote the talent of local people and to raise the county’s profile. They host screenings throughout the year including an annual short film awards night. Film Northants runs in association with Errol Flynn Filmhouse, to give entrants the chance of watching their own film at the cinema and winning fantastic trophies and prizes.

For more details of Film Northants see their website: http://www.filmnorthants.co.uk/