And the winner is August - Film academy Poland - Cinematography, filmmaking courses in Poland

The Warsaw Film School team present at the ceremony, picked up two awards for Tomek's BA film directing diploma short. August won Best Live Action Short 15 Minutes Or Under and Special Mention For Exceptional Cinematography at the Palm Springs ShortFest. The award makes the film eligible for Oscar consideration.

„I'm truly humbled” - Tomek posted on his facebook page - „Thanks so much for your support, guys!”

The award at ShortFest marks second time August gains recognition for cinematographic achievement at a major festival. The film received a special mention at the Gdynia Festival of Polish Films in 2014.

We are very proud of you, Tomek, and keep our fingers crossed for all the awards that are waiting for you in years to come.