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May 12, 2020

Phaim Bhuiyan wins the David di Donatello

ON MAY 8th, DURING A LIVE TELEVISION BROADCAST TRANSMITTED BY RAI1, THE IED ROME FORMER STUDENT WON THE DAVID DI DONATELLO AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR FOR HIS FIRST WORK "BANGLA". AMONG THE WINNERS ALSO THE SOUND DESIGN TEACHER MIRKO PERRI FOR THE FEATURE FILM "IL PRIMO RE".

In an atypical edition due to Covid19 emergency, on May 8th, during a prime time live on RAI1, the former student Phaim Bhuiyan won the David di Donatello for best debut director for his first work Bangla.

Bhuiyan graduated in Video Design and Filmmaking at IED Rome in 2017 and has already achieved considerable success with audiences and critics after the release of the movie produced by Fandango and TIMvision. His successful journey started precisely from the benches of the Roman headquarters of the European Institute of Design, which he had the opportunity to speak about during the last IED Rome Design Awards.

During the evening, the Sound Design teacher Mirko Perri won the David di Donatello award for best sound of Matteo Rovere’s feature film Il primo re. IED Roma teachers Vanessa Picciarelli, screenwriter, and Giovanni Pompili, producer, were also among the candidates for the prestigious Italian movie awards.