Studio and Alumni news

Studio and Alumni News

July 2017

This year’s Foundation Acting Diploma 2017 students achieved an average mark of 74% in their ATCL examinations, maintaining the excellent standard of previous years.

June 2017

Giles Foreman was invited to address 150 members of SAG-AFTRA in Los Angeles, and a few days later again in New York, during his most recent trip to the USA. He focussed on the Centre’s core teaching of Character Analysis, the pioneering work of Yat Malmgren and Christopher Fettes, and presented through the book A Peopled Labyrinth.

February 2017

La Femme et le TGV – featuring PG alumnus Lucien Guignard, and supported by GFCA Paris, GFCA London and Giles Foreman – nominated for Best live-action short film at the 2017 Academy Awards! Giles is attending the award ceremony in Los Angeles, and was invited to lead the Q&A session after an industry screening in London hosted by Shorts TV. LA FEMME ET LE TGV – Press Release

La Femme et le TGV - Oscar-nominated

La Femme et le TGV – Oscar-nominated

Denialfeaturing PG alumnus Basil Eidenbenz – nominated for Outstanding British Feature Film at the 2017 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAS)

Tiger Girl – with GFCA alumnus Ella Rumpf in the title role – opened the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival. Press conference interview.
Hollywood Reporter review: “the leads are two of Europe’s top up-and-coming actresses. Ella Rumpf is the cool, aggressive, mocking queen of attitude”

2016 PG graduates – Marc Bosch has signed with Imperium Management, and Joseph Russell has signed with Patrick Hambleton Management – congratulations to both! 2 other alumni have been signed up for high-profile feature-film roles – more details to follow, as soon as we can release them!

October 2016

La Femme et le TGV“, directed by Timo von Gunten (Switzerland) featuring PG alumnus Lucien Guignard has won Best Short Film at the Sitges International Film Festival! October 19, 2016; and the Audience Choice ‘Narrative Short’ Award, at Heartland Film Festival!

August 2016

Group 4 graduate Conor Berry has been cast as the lead in SCHEMERS, an exciting youth culture/music orientated feature film set in 1979, being shot in Dundee.
Basil Eidenbenz appears as Lohlein in the popular new ITV costume-drama VICTORIA, from September 11th.

June 2016

With support from GFCA, 10 actors from the 2014 & 2015 graduating groups presented a double-bill of plays by Arthur Kopit, directed by Dannie-Lu Carr; with AD Althyr Pivatto (Actor/Director/Instructor route 2015)KOPIT PLAYS

March 2016

PGIP Group 4 graduate Samuel Arnold has just booked a role in a forthcoming French TV drama series.
PG Group 2 alumnus Basil Eidenbenz is now filming 5 episodes of new TV costume-drama Victoria, as Lohlein – due on our screens this Autumn.

February 2016

We are delighted that STUTTERER, featuring post-graduate Group 2 alumnus Richard Mason, has won the Oscar for Best live-action short film at the 2016 Academy Awards.

Stutterer - Oscar-winning Short film

Stutterer – Oscar-winning Short film

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