Young film-maker beats academy award-winner

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Journey: an award-winning film by Radheya Jegatheva Journey: an award-winning film by Radheya Jegatheva

Congratulations are due once again to Radheya Jegatheva, a talented young film-maker from Australia on his latest triumph: he’s just beaten an Academy Award winner at his own game!

Radheya is the 17-year-old son of Second Life’s Jayjay Zifanwe of UWA fame – his also an aspiring film-maker I’ve been avidly watching since catching initial footage of his then work-in-progress piece Journey, and have previously cover his short films, the machinima piece The Tyger, in July 2016 and his live action piece for the #MyFreoStory video competition in May 2016.

Radheya Jegatheva: young filmmaker and machinima maker Radheya Jegatheva: young filmmaker and machinima maker

However it is with Journey – a story of two astronauts stranded in space – that Radheya has once again triumphed at the Port Shorts Film Festival – and in doing so, has bested 2015 Academy Award winner Patrick Osborne at his  own…

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