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First Light presents…WeVee film comp

12 Jan

Want your work to be viewed by industry experts? Do you want to
see your short film screened at the Odeon in Leicester Square? Are you aged between 15-25 years old?  Then WeVee’s film comp is the opportunity for you. WeVee is a website which allows aspiring filmmakers to edit film footage online using their provided clips and sound tracks. The site was created with the purpose to give young filmmakers a taster of editing and also help them to generate ideas.

First Light is inviting filmmakers to edit short films which will consist of this year’s nominated films which have already been uploaded by First light on the WeVee website along with music provided by Cinephonix. Hopefuls short films will be saved and stored on the WeVee website and automatically entered into the competition. Entrants have the chance to see their work screened at the 2011 First Light awards show on 15th March. Expect to see your favourite television and film stars at the red carpet bash.

The closing date to enter your work is Friday 14th February. The top three chosen films will be shown on the First Light site and the winner will be decided by the public vote. The top three finalists will all be invited to attend the awards show, where the winning film will open the Awards ceremony. Yh users jump on board.

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Enrol on Film courses

8 Jan

The people at Raindance are hosting a free event referred to as ‘Open house’ allowing film makers to come in and meet the tutors. You will get a taster of the courses that are on offer and get to ask any of those burning questions you may have about enrolling. Raindance are providing discounts on courses that are booked on the day. You will also get a free drink courtesy of the film company. The event is happening on Tuesday 11th, January from 6.30- 9.00pm in West Londons Craven St Rehearsal Rooms, WC2N 5PE. To attend the event you have to book a place which can be done by via phone on 0207 287 3833 or email. Visit the website for more details. So head down for a fun yet rewarding evening.

How to capture a story in one picture

5 Jan

YH world are hosting a series of workshops in Hackney, London. The venue called The Space provides people with the opportunity to use the state of the art Apple Mac computers to edit videos using software such as Adobe premier pro and final cut pro. On February 10th 2011 YH world are inviting you down to learn how to become a Photo Journalist. The evening workshop from 6.30-8.30pm will be showing you how to capture an entire story in one image. The session will give details on what newspapers and magazines look for in a Photographer and with Industry help coming in the form of Marcel from newspaper Hackney today; you won’t be lacking in information. For details on how to sign up visit the site.

20 Oct

Filmmakers are you sick of squeezing hours of footage into three minutes?  Worldview pitch at Sheffield Doc/ Fest are giving six lucky film makers the chance to pitch their ideas for a 8-10 minute documentary in front of panel from the film industry. The brief is that the documentary has to be on poverty in the developing world and displaying this in an original way. The event takes place on Thursday 4th November 2010. The winner of this competition will be rewarded with £8,000- 10,000. They will be given the opportunity to travel to the developing world, make their film and then have the finished product broadcasted on Community Channel. Sign up now.

Gimme 10 logo design competition!

2 Sep

Gimme 10 is our monthly guide to the top 10 free things to in London and we are looking for a fancy new logo to accompany it!

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