May 19, 2009

OPPORTUNITIES: MAKE A FILM - change your world

Co-operative Young-film Makers

MAKE A FILM - change your world

The Co-operative is calling for budding young movie-makers who dream of changing the world to submit entries to the prestigious Co-operative Young Film-Makers Festival.  

Youngsters, aged 19 and under, have until Friday 26th June to get their entries in for the 2009 Festival which will be held at Bradford's award-winning National Media Museum on Thursday, 8 and Friday, 9 October.

Through drama or documentary, animation or comedy, music video or silent movie, film-makers can tackle issues that concern them, such as climate change, Fairtrade, animal welfare or healthy living. Alternatively they can make a movie about their life, community or experiences.  

Entries should be no more than six minutes long and will be viewed and selected by a panel of media professionals and educationalists.    Not only will film-makers get to see their work on the big screen at this major national venue but they can also take part in exciting events and masterclasses hosted by film experts, and receive feedback on their film.

To download an entry form and for useful film-maker information, advice sheets and more information log on to the website

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