Our film festival benefits the Shenandoah County Public School District’s Theatre Programs. Today we’re highlighting a returning favorite, animator Radheya Jegatheva, who will be premiering his next animated feature, “The Quiet.”
Radheya Jegatheva’s films have been selected to 10 Academy Award Qualifying Festivals along with an Australian Academy of Cinema & TV Arts (AACTA) Award nomination, which is Australia’s equivalent to the Oscars. Radheya is a Perth based Australian filmmaker born in 1999 in Johor, Malaysia to parents of South Korean and Malaysian ancestry. He is a Bachelor of Commerce and Arts student at Curtin University in Western Australia having completed high school at Perth Modern School.
Radheya’s films which collectively have more than 500 official selections worldwide had won awards in 6 of the worlds 7 continents with the last frontier being breached in July 2018, when one of his films played at Antarctica’s Davis Research Station.