Encounters Alumni A Rising Star of tomorrow

After picking up our inaugural Chris Collins Best of British Award – Live Action award, Jörn Threlfall has been touted by Screen Daily & the BFI as a 'Rising Star of Tomorrow',

Jörn Threlfall is a director based in London, where he’s represented worldwide for commercials by Outsider. After studying film and theatre in Berlin, he went on to work for The Discovery Channel and Channel 4 in London.

His latest short film “Over” was shot in West London in November 2014, and depicts the harrowing realities of suburban murder. In 2015 it won the Grand Jury Prize at Palm Springs International ShortFest, and the Grand Prix at Odense International Film Festival. Since that it took our Chris Collins Best of British Award, with our jury praising it’s atypical narrative and powerful messaging.

At present, is currently developing a UK based, feature-length project through his London-based company Lenaray Films. There is certain to be an interesting future from the established director, who continues to mold his film portfolio whilst orchestrating commercial projects for some of the biggest names in advertising, including Channel 4, BMW & Disney.

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