Magazine article Screen International

Billy Lumby, Stars of Tomorrow 2016

Magazine article Screen International

Billy Lumby, Stars of Tomorrow 2016

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Unable to get into film school, he took the practical route, working as a creative assistant to film-makers such as Harmony Korine, Derek Cianfrance, John Hillcoat and Oscar-winning editor Angus Wall.

He also made his own shorts, the first of which, Suspended Animation, was an abstract tale about Walt Disney waking from cryogenic slumber.

Lumby has consistently put all of his creativity and enterprise into his short films.

For 2011's God View, he conceived and built a body rig that could be attached to his lead actor to provide a unique camera viewpoint. The end result was broadcast on TV in France, Spain, Switzerland and across Africa, as well as being Bafta-longlisted in 2012.

In 2015, he made Samuel-613, which was commissioned by Dazed & Confused magazine and told the story of a disenchanted young man in London's Hasidic Jewish community. …

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