Handuken, directed by Chris Chung, an alumnus of BA (Hons) Film and Broadcast Production has recently won the best short film award at the London Independent Film Festival.
Date: 1 May 2014
In the martial arts action film Handuken, a detective enters hostile territory on a solitary attempt to retrieve a fugitive in London's criminal underbelly. The film also made the final 13 of last year’s Virgin Media Shorts.
Chung's recognition continues a great year of festival successes for alumni of the course including Destiny Ekaragha's Gone Too Far feature earning her a shortlisting for best British Newcomer at the BFI London Film Festival, Naima Mohamud 's Fatima going head to with Frozen at Dubai International Film Festival, Renata Pavelka's Amen shortlisted in two categories in Screentest and Munsur Ali's Shongram set to make its debut at Cannes this year.
You can watch Handuken here.