Six awards for 'The Black Balloon' at the AFI's


Elissa Down's films takes out 6 AFI Awards

JMC Academy would like to congratulate Elissa Down for her spectacular success with her film ‘The Black Balloon’. The film won six awards at the 2009 AFI (Australian Film Industry) awards including best film, best direction and best original screenplay.

Elissa was a trainer in television and film production at the JMC Academy for several years before leaving to commit her time to the film ‘The Black Balloon’.

Further information on Elissa may be found in the Summer 08/09 edition of JMC News.