Local film competition for young people

There is a fantastic opportunity for young people in the area to take part in a film competition, Royal Opera House Bridge have appointed independent production company Elstree Film Design Ltd. to establish and run the competition. Elstree Studios are providing the prizes.

A sense of place is about young people’s views of the world around them

A Sense of Place is an exciting new film competition which challenges young people between the ages of 7-19 (up to 25 with special educational needs), living in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Luton, Essex and North Kent (this includes Dartford, Gravesham, Medway and Swale) to make a film in 8 weeks.

There are four prizes of £500 up for grabs, which will be given out at an award ceremony.
Film and TV industry professionals will be judging the films and awarding one prize for each of the following four Categories: Best Interpretation, Best Story, Best Look and Best Sound.

You need to fill in an expression of interest film and the deadline is the 2nd of July. You can find out more here.

As someone living in Thurrock you get access to video editing support from the Thameside theatre, so please don’t let a lack of technical skill put you off. If you would like to talk to someone about the Support available please email Mark Allinson 

As Mark says “Films have been made in Thurrock since the 1919 (including one called Four Weddings and A Funeral) so we have a long and glorious tradition to uphold.”

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