Director: Onur Yildirmaz
Film: When an astronaut ponders on the quietude of space, he comes upon a startling self-realisation.
The truth is written in the stars, but what will he uncover?
Bio: Radheya Jegatheva is an award-winning filmmaker from Perth, Western Australia. Radheya’s live-action short ‘Pacing the Pool’ recently won Best Short Documentary at the BFI Future Film Festival 2023, and was previously shortlisted by the World Health Organisation for the Special Prize for Rehabilitation in the Health for All Film Festival. His short film ‘The Quiet’ was Oscar-qualified, landing on the longlist for the Academy Award for Best Short Animation in 2021.
Radheya is passionate about film, and the value of using film and animation in educational and social development contexts. He has spoken to thousands of school students over the years with an aim to encourage young people about being involved in the arts, and his works have been used as an educational tool in schools and universities around the world.
Radheya’s films have been selected to 28 Academy Award Qualifying Festivals. He has also animated and contributed to various large-scale multimedia installations and public projects, and recently performed animation and VFX work on Lynette Wallworth’s ‘How to Live…’ which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
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