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Shortflix – Applications Open



Do you have a brilliant idea for a short film? Would you like training, mentorship, funding and a professional crew to help you make it? How about seeing it showcased on Sky Arts?


SHORTFLIX is aimed at aspiring new filmmakers aged 18-25 who are not currently in full-time education, employment or training. We’re looking for ideas from creative, talented and ambitious young people that have the potential to make great short films for Sky Arts.


No previous professional experience or study of film production is required and participation is free. Selected filmmakers will receive support at every stage from industry professionals.


Applications are open until 5pm on Wednesday 8th March 2017.



Details & Application



Posted in News by / February 10th, 2017 / No Comments »

Sheffield Doc Fest Youth Jury Applications Now Open




Sheffield Doc/Fest is thrilled to welcome the Youth Jury programme for its 11th year in 2017. Five young film enthusiasts will be offered the opportunity to meet key figures within the industry, curate a selection of films for the Festival, and select the winner of the Youth Jury Award announced at the Sheffield Doc/Fest Awards Ceremony.


If you are aged 18-22, based in the UK, and have a passion for documentary and the media industry, this is the programme for you.


This free programme is a tremendous way to see how an international film festival and jury work, and will allow you to have your say about the best documentary films being made today. Previous Youth Jury Award Winners have included Sonita (2016), 3 ½ Minutes, 10 Bullets (2015) and The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014).


Applications are open until Monday 9 January 2017 at 12:00 (midday GMT).


Interviews will be held at the Sheffield office on Thursday 19 & 20 January 2017. Unfortunately we cannot cover travel for this, but please do get in touch to discuss further.


Details & Application



Posted in News by / November 29th, 2016 / No Comments »

2010 BAF Award winners announced

This year’s winners of the BAF awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by Barry Purves on Saturday night at a packed Pictureville Cinema. Now in its 17th year, the awards are the climax of the Bradford Animation Festival. For full details of the award winners click here.

Posted in Events, Film Festivals, News, Production by / November 15th, 2010 / No Comments »

Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours to Close London Film Festival

Danny Boyle’s follow up to Slumdog Millionaire will close the London Film Festival on October 28th. Scripted by Simon Beaufoy, 127 Hours is inspired by true story of  mountain climber Aron Ralston, who was trapped under a boulder in Utah for five days and has to resort to desperate measures to survive.

Posted in Film Festivals, News by / August 19th, 2010 / No Comments »
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