2017 – Deva Palmier
Garduated from Bath Spa University with a First Class MA in Feature Filmmaking, which focused on her feature film Finding Clive.
2017 – Finding Clive Teaser Trailer
A Platinum Award for Best Trailer at Mindfield Film Festival, Los Angeles and Best Trailer at Creation International Film Festival Spring 2017.
2015 – Raya selected for an Advanced Mentoring Lab at the London Screenwriters Festival.
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.