Ten UK-based moving image artists up for Film London award.
Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard are among the artists nominated for this year’s Film London Jarman Award.
The 20,000 Days on Earth writer-directors are one of ten UK-based contemporary moving image artists shortlisted for this year’s award, carrying a prize of £10,000 and a film commission for Channel 4’s short-form arts strand Random Acts.
Three further artists will also be selected for Random Acts commissions, worth £4,000 each.
Adrian Wootton, chief executive of Film London and the British Film Commission, commented: “The Jarman Award shortlist is yet again showcasing some of the UK’s most interesting artists working with the moving image. We very much look forward to presenting their work through our national tour, which this year is bigger than ever.”
The full shortlist is as follows:
- John Akomfrah
- Sebastian Buerkner
- Laura Buckley
- Marvin Gaye Chetwynd
- Steven Claydon
- Redmond Entwistle
- Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard
- Ursula Mayer
- Rachel Reupke
- Stephen Sutcliffe