Insight Festival: Call for Entries for the Student Filmmaker Award

Win a 3-week expenses-paid internship at a studio in Hollywood, California – a chance to work on some really amazing projects, get skills in the real world and add a global aspect to your CV.

All they need to see is a production treatment, script or up-to-a 5 minute short film exploring the timeless and intergalactic theme. Show us what A Stranger Ecology is!

The theme is  Insight Film Festival presents ‘A Stranger Ecology’

How to enter: to enter the Student Filmmaker Faith in Film Award, based on the Award Theme: ‘A Stranger Ecology, submit an online entry form together with either of the below, i.e. either 1 or 2: To enter the Student Filmmaker Faith in Film Award, based on the Award Theme: ‘A Stranger Ecology, submit an online entry form together with either of the below, i.e. either 1 or 2:

1. A two-page synopsis of a movie you would like to make together with a five-pagesample of a script (or script in progress) or storyboard.

2. A short film relevant to the Award that is a maximum length of five minutes. 

What you get:

  • Flights from the UK to Los Angeles, USA
  • Accommodation for 3 weeks in Los Angeles
  • A contribution towards daily costs
  • Internship at ground-breaking studios
  • Mentoring from experienced production team
  • Future film screening opportunities in UK
  • Access to Insight’s global network 

Who can apply: you just need to be a student at a higher education institution in the UK (or have graduated from one in the last year) and be aged over 18 by end January 2019. Please see full rules here. 

Contact: If you have any questions or for more information, materials/presentations please contact Project Lead: Marianne Knowles at knowlesmarianne@gmail.com

Additional information: if you are submitting a treatment and script/storyboard, please also submit to knowlesmarianne@gmail.com 

Full information is on the Insight Film Festival website

Deadline: 31 January 2019

Source: BBC Writersroom

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