Awards

2015 – Raya selected for an Advanced Mentoring Lab at the London Screenwriters Festival.

2013 – Finding Clive quarterfinalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship 2013, second rounder at Austin Film Festival 2013.

Salma’s Walkabout short film co-written with Mandy Lee short listed for Underwire Short Screenplay Comp.

2012 – Finding Clive
Second rounder at Austin Film Festival 2012 and The Red Planet Prize 2012.

2006/07 – Deva Palmier
Mentored by Gurinder Chadha on the Guiding Lights Scheme sponsored by Skillset, UK Film Council, Screen International, Pathe and BAFTA.

2006 – Can You Hear Me?
Awarded a print and travel grant by the British Council for Chicago.
Awarded a travel grant by Film London for Los Angeles.
Nominated for a Gold Hugo – Best Short Film – at Chicago International Film Festival.

2005 – Deva Palmier
Awarded an Education Bursary by Film London to study Writing and Developing Mixing Genres and Writing and Developing Thriller and Horror with Stephen Cleary at Arista Development.

2004 – Deva Palmier
Awarded an Education Bursary by Greenwich Film to study Writing and developing Treatments with Stephen Cleary at Arista Development.

2004 – Deva Palmier
Selected for Berlinale Talent Campus and Return, feature film script, selected for the Script Clinic and a development session with Gaby Prekop at Sources2.

2003/04 – Deva Palmier
Selected for BBC Scotland Writer’s Initiative. Partnered with Ali Hope, script editor, to develop Deva’s drama series Race.

2003 – Fishy
Awarded a Silver Plaque at Chicago International Film Festival.
BBC New Filmmaker’s award.
Second Place at Raindance East Film Festival.
Stuart Mackay awarded Best Sound Editor at Broadcast Young Talent Awards.
Awarded a print grant by the British Council.

2001 – Plain Hunger
Awarded a travel grant to Brest by the British Council.

1996 – Deva Palmier
Awarded a William and Eva Fox Fellowship to study at NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, on the Intermediate Film program, writing and directing Vanessa.

1983/86 – Deva Palmier
Awarded a BP Scholarship to train as an actress at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Acting Dip. GSMD.