On 10 November American director Peter Sellars delivered a talk, ‘Asia on the World Stage’, to the Asian Performing Arts Forum at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. The Asian Performing Arts Forum is a collaboration between the Department of Film, Theatre and Television and colleagues at Roehampton and Royal Holloway. For more information see: http://asianperformingartsforum.wordpress.com/past-events/asi-on-the-world-stage-a-talk-by-pe/
‘The Road Home’, produced by alumna Ameenah Ayub, has been nominated for the short film category at the British Independent Film Awards, while another film Ameenah has worked on recently – London Film Festival winner ‘The Arbor’ – has been nominated in several categories. Ameenah is currently coordinating post-production on Ralph Fiennes’ ‘Coriolanus’, ‘The Nutcracker 3D’ and ‘Dark Tide’, with Halle Berry. Her previous production credits include ‘Brick Lane’ and Gillian Wearing’s ‘Self-Made’. Read what Ameenah had to say about her success here.