The Young Filmmakers Competition

WIN THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF CREATING A SHORT FILM!

The Young Filmmakers Competition sets out to develop local talent in the creative industries. Spark! in partnership with London Borough of Hounslow, Green Banana Marketing, Sky Skills Studios and West Thames College are challenging the creativity of KS4 and KS5 students from schools and colleges around the borough.

Isleworth and Syon School graduate Gautam Malkani – now an author and journalist with the FT – is also supporting the project.

THE CHALLENGE
The goal of the project is to produce a 20-30 minute short film, in a drama or documentary format, about growing up in the Hounslow area. The ultimate goal is a broadcast quality production.

Every student who works on the project will be mentored in their specific roles. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who may wish to work in the media and entertainment sector in the future.

Watch the five short films created by last year’s winners

BRIEFING PACK

Please download the Briefing Pack which includes detail on deadlines, registration form and pitch guidance.

GET SELECTED TO DIRECT THE WINNING SCRIPT

Ben Steel wrote the winning script: ‘The Wolves, the Sheep and the Shepherd’.  Now we are seeking a young director from a Hounslow school or college to take the project into its next phase with us.  You can download the treatment and script here:

Prospective Directors of the film should register with Ruby Mir (email below) by Thursday 31 October to make their pitch at an event on Tues 12th November, GSK House, Brentford (4pm onwards).

Read more detailed pitch guidance here

SIGN UP!

Register your interest in pitching to direct the film today by calling or e-mailing Ruby Mir, Head of Schools Services

T: 020 8047 3350 E: ruby.mir@sparklondon.org

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