for past students
Born in Puerto Rico in 1945, Alba Rayton earned a degree in drama at the University of Puerto Rico. She and her family have lived in Hong Kong since 1984. In 2006 she enrolled at the Hong Kong International Film Academy.
She wrote and directed three films which won awards around the world.
1. History of the Hong Kong Spanish Women's Association
You can enjoy the films through the link above.
Lamma-zine Blog has an article on the Hong Kong International Film Academy 2009 Graduation Screeing (Please scroll down to the bottom of the page.):
"East rivals West" summarizes award-winning writer/director Jennifer Thym the best. Born in New York City, raised in the rural South, and hailing from Cantonese and Taiwanese heritage, Jen has spent her life reveling in, rebelling against & simply eating her way through the extremes of the cultures she finds herself in. After a six year stint in investment banking in Europe, she arrived in Hong Kong and finally achieved her childhood dream of being a film director when she founded her production company, RockGinger.
Born in Russia to concert pianist Gala Bessmertnaia and revered painter and sculptor Konstantin Bessmertnyi, Maxim moved to Macau at the age of four. Currently working towards a Masters Degree in Film Directing at NYU Tisch Asia in Singapore.
In 2013 Maxim founded Pontus Maximus Productions. It is an artistic platform for filmmakers to create visual works that innovate and re-define the contemporary film establishment.
Beatrice Di Caro
Beatrice Di Caro
Born in Hong Kong in 1993, Beatrice Di Caro grew up in an international environment. Having an Italian father and a French/English mother, she was able to grow up surrounded by many different cultures and therefore is able to speak 5 languages (French, Italian, English, Spanish and Chinese). This is mainly what has sparked her to become a photojournalist.
After living 18 years in Hong Kong, she moved to London in 2011 to start an ABC Diploma Course in Photography at London College of Communications which she finished successfully. Beatrice Di Caro has now started the BA Photojournalism at LCC and is now in the second year of her BA.
Contact BeatriceDi Caro for shoots/prints at firstname.lastname@example.org