Damian Katkhuda (B1 1983-87) New Record Deal

Congratulations to Damian Katkhuda (B1 1983-87) whose band, The Mostar Diving Club (pictured above performing at our Celebration of the Individual concert in February 2020), signed a new contract with BMG last week. We look forward to hearing his new music soon.

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OMs in 2021 Bafta nominations

The Bafta Nominations serve up a triple whammy of OMs this year. The first OM is Emerald Fennel (NC 1998-2003), whose directorial debut, Promising Young Woman, is nominated for six Baftas including Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Casting and Best Editing. Secondly, the score for Promising Young Woman […]

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You’re Not Dying – Sofya Vakhonina (LI 2015-17)

Sofya Vakhonina (LI 2015-17) sent us in the following news about her short film project, “You’re Not Dying”. “I am a London-based director (pseudonym in the industry Sonya Bleiph) and currently in development of a short film ‘You’re Not Dying’. The film aims to reveal the interplay between autonomy and vulnerability in toxic relationships. Based on true […]

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Marlburian Monday – Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) ‘Building a Bank & a Museum for Contemporary Art; My Journey to Philanthropy’

Please join us for the second Marlburian Monday talk of the year, entitled ‘Building a Bank & a Museum for Contemporary Art: How the Marlborough College Art Department & a Gap Year in Oz defined my life’. It will be given by the prominent OM philanthropist Professor Cav. Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) at 8pm […]

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Nick Shoolingin-Jordan (B1 1987-92)

Nick Shoolingin-Jordan (B1 1987-92) is an EMMY-nominated Director and Producer with a particular focus on blue-chip science, natural history and conservation films for clients such as Netflix, BBC, PBS, and Discovery. He directed three episodes of One Strange Rock; Genesis, Survival and Awakening, for National Geographic. The series is available on Amazon Prime. Most recently […]

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Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman.

Having debuted at Sundance last year, Promising Young Woman, written and directed by Emerald Fennell (NC 1998-2003) was due for release in April 2020 but was, for obvious reasons, delayed. The film is now due out on 12 February 2021 in the UK. You can see the trailer here and read interviews with Emerald and […]

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On the Shelves – The Art Museum in Modern Times

Charles Saumarez Smith (C1 1967-71) has written a book The Art Museum in Modern Times looking at how art museums changed in the past century and where they are heading in the future due to be published in March 2021. “A compelling examination of the art museum, this sweeping book explores how the architecture, vision, […]

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Simon Mordant (B1 1973-77) new appointment

Congratulations to Simon Mordant (B1 1973-77) who has been appointed as the new (Honorary) Enterprise Professor at the Center of Visual Arts at the University of Melbourne. “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Mordant as our new Enterprise Professor,” said Professor Su Baker, Director of the Centre of Visual Art and Pro-Vice […]

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