Award winning Director CJ Obasi short film “Hello, Rain” has been making the rounds across the continent, winning accolades and showing at Cinemigr Ante, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Tabor Film Festival as well as the just concluded Fantasia International Film Festival.
Just recently according to a letter received by the Director, the short film has been selected to play in the forthcoming BFI London Film Festival and has also been shortlisted for the Short Film Award category!
Here’s what the letter had to say –
We are delighted to be including HELLO, RAIN in the upcoming 62nd BFI London Film Festival.
Hello, Rain has been nominated as one of the 10 shortlisted films to be considered for the Short Film Competition Award!
The Short Film Award recognises short form works with a unique cinematic voice and a confident handling of chosen theme and content. The Short Film Award joins other competitive sections, for Best Film, Best Documentary and Best First Feature, recognising audacious, inspiring filmmaking and showcasing the extraordinary creative achievements of both British and International filmmakers whose films enrich the year’s programme.”
The Director share his excitement by thanking his cast and crew as well as the team of BFI!
We salute CJ here at Xplorenollywood!