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Mahalia Belo is a British film and television director.

BiographyEdit

Belo graduated from the National Film and Television School in 2012.[1] Her graduation film, Volume[2] won a BIFA award in the Best British Short Film category[3] and was shown at the Sundance Film Festival[4] and the BFI London Film Festival.[5]

She won a 2017 British Academy Television Craft Award in the best breakthrough talent category for her work directing television drama, Ellen.[1]

She directed psychological thriller, Requiem, and the TV adaption of Andrea Levy's novel about the last days of slavery in Jamaica, The Long Song, both of which were broadcast in 2018.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mahalia Belo | Director". www.bafta.org. 18 October 2017. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. ^ "SCREEN Magazine Names 3 NFTS Graduates 'Stars of Tomorrow'". NFTS. 10 July 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Onstage at the 15th BIFAs". BIFA · British Independent Film Awards. 24 October 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Career Clever: Mahalia Belo on Directing". www.bafta.org. 3 January 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Record number of graduates in London Film Festival". NFTS. 22 October 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Interview with Mahalia Belo, Director". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Mahalia Belo, Director". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 4 February 2019.