Alumnus Michael Pearce wins BAFTA
Film Production course graduate Michael Pearce won the BAFTA for Outstanding Debut for a British Writer, Director or Producer at the #EEBAFTAs on Sunday 10th February 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall. He took home the award with his producer Lauren Dark for his debut feature 'Beast'.
Their film was also nominated for Outstanding British Film alongside 'MCQueen', 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and Yogos Lanthimos' 'The Favourite'.
The 2019 BAFTAs was not the first nomination Pearce had received in his career. In 2014 he was nominated for Best British Short for his film 'Keeping Up with the Joneses'.
You can watch Michael's win and acceptance speech below.