Close up of man getting his eyes tested. Still from 'Bat Eyes'

Aug 8 2012

AFTRS Directing alumnus Damien Powers has made it as a finalist in the inaugural YouTube Your Film Festival with his short film Bat Eyes, which means he is now off to the Venice Film Festival and also in the running for the $500,000 prize money. The winner gets to produce screen conntent with a little bit of help from the likes of Ridley Scott, Michael Fassbender and a world class crew ...

Congratulations Damian and good luck in Venice!


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