AFTRs student film scores world premiere at Cannes

Cannes Film Festival has selected an Australian musical film made by students for its La Cinef program.

An Australian pop musical-film about post-natal anxiety has been officially selected for the 2022 Cannes Film Festival in the La Cinef section.

The film, MumLife, is a Master of Arts Screen capstone project directed by Ruby Challenger and written by Gerard Dewhurst, from a story by Ruby Challenger and Claudia Shepherd, who are all 2021 AFTRS Master of Arts Screen students.

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Silvi Vann-Wall is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. They joined ScreenHub as Film Content Lead in 2022. Twitter: @SilviReports