Exciting Opportunity 14 – 19 Documentary Competition 2011

July 5, 2011

So, what’s this competition all about?

The Showroom Workstation, The Childrens University, Red Tape Central (SVC), Sheffield Theatres and Channel 4 are working together on this exciting competition which will give you the chance to make a documentary film with the experts!

The most successful entrants will see their entry screened at the Showroom before an audience of industry professionals on Monday 24th October.  You will also be offered a place on a four day Mobile Movie Workshop held at the Showroom and Red Tape Central from 25th – 28th October 2011 (during the half-term holiday) when you will work through from pre to post production to plan, film and edit your very own documentary!

The films from the workshops will be showcased in the Mobile Movie Finals at Sheffield’s Showroom Cinema on at 11am on Saturday 5th November when each member of the team producing the winning film will receive a Toshiba Camileo S20 Full HD 1080p Camcorder!

The closing date for submissions is the 18th September 2011. The entries will the be judged by an industry panel and the winners notified by email and post by Friday 7th October.

So, if you’ve ever fancied yourself as a bit of a filmmaker or have ambitions to become the next David Fincher or Steven Spielberg, this could be just what you need to get noticed by the right people and start to make your dreams a reality!

CLICK HERE <http://www.sheffield-mobile-movie.co.uk/>  to visit the Sheffield Mobile Movie website for more details!

Hold on, did someone mention Channel 4?

That’s right! The Sheffield Mobile Movie competition is part of Channel 4’s Inspiration Week. All entrants to the Sheffield Mobile Movie competition are invited to register for the Sheffield Channel 4 open day, taking place on Saturday 17th September. The Channel 4 Inspiration event will then take place on Monday 24th October. Details of this event can be found HERE.

<http://4talent.channel4.com/getstarted/kickstart/4talent-open-days-north>

OK, great! What do I have to do to enter?

All you have to do is make a documentary style movie on your mobile phone between 1 and 2 minutes in length and upload it at the Sheffield Mobile Movie website HERE. <http://www.sheffield-mobile-movie.co.uk/>

The subject of your Mobile Movie can be anything that inspires you, from sport to music or anything in between. All they ask is that you are between 14-19 years old, are currently attending a Sheffield school and that your finished film complies to the BBFC ‘U’ certificate, details of which can be found HERE. <http://www.bbfc.co.uk/classification/guidelines/u/>

I want to get started, how long have I got?

You can upload your Mobile Movie right away! The closing date for submissions is the 18th September 2011. The entries will the be judged by our industry panel and the winners notified by email and post by Friday 7th October 2011. Please note that the judge’s decision is final.

I’m still not sure what I have to do, can I contact anyone?

No problem, just visit the website HERE

<http://www.sheffield-mobile-movie.co.uk/index.php?option=com_contact1&gt; and use our contact form. The Sheffield Mobile Movie Team will get back to you as soon as they can.

GOOD LUCK!

 

 

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