ALUMNI SUCCESS: BERLINALE TALENT CAMPUS

Feb 15 2016

Web series Jade of Death, created by two AFTRS alumna has been chosen as one of only ten international projects to participate in the prestigious Berlinale Talents Short Project Lab in Germany this month.

Berlinale Talents is the annual summit and networking platform of the Berlin International Film Festival and AFTRS graduate Erin Good (Foundation Diploma and Graduate Diploma in Directing) created wrote and directed the x 6 part supernatural web series--about a young woman who develops the ability to hear how and when people are going to die--and will be attending the Talent Campus as well as representing Jade of Death at the Project Lab and at the European Film Market.

Erin's student film The Wonderful (2013) has screened and participated in numeorus international and local festivals picking up many awards along the way. 

The Berlinale Talent Campus has also selected Erin as a featured talent this year, following her through the festival and profiling her for German television and their online broadcast. Erin has said of Jade of Death, "This series is what I would want to watch and I'm just one of a huge audience that loves great genre shows".

 

Erin, and producer, Taylor Litton Strain met at AFTRS in 2009 during their Foundation Diploma studies and Jade of Death is the fifth project the dynamic duo have collaborated on together.

 

Watch the teaser for Jade of Death on facebook

 

Image attribution: Production still from Jade of Death


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