“The Last Line” has won New Talent Award at Graphis Competitions

Aku Ratsula and Conor Courtney has been awarded platinium for their video documentary “The Last Line” in The New Talent Awards at Graphis Competitions.

The Last Line is a video documentary about Peter Dragsbæk, who is one of the last fishermen in surfing-obsessed Klitmøller, a small town on the northwest coast of Denmark. Screenshot from the movie by Aku Ratsula and Conor Courtney.

Aku Ratsula on Peter Dragsbæk’s boat while working on the video documentary “The Last Line” during our Photo I programme in the fall 2021. Photo: Conor Courtney

Conor Courtney filming for the prize winning documentary film. Photo: Aku Ratsula

Screenshot from “The Last Line” that was filmed and edited in the fall 2021 during a video documentary workshop with Simon Sticker.

The Graphis New Talent Annual features work from students from across the world. Platinum Awards are the highest honor in the New Talent competition, and students’ work will be presented on the Graphis Website and in the upcoming print and digital copy of the Graphic New Talent 2023 book.