Archive | Competitions

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Near Kisses for 50 Kisses

Our ‘50 Kisses’ competition longlist was announced this week – you can read the list of the 508 scripts that made it here. Having chatted to some writers who didn’t make the longlist, I realised that we needed to provide a forum for their work too, so yesterday we created ‘Near Kisses’, a page where […]

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SciFi London Case Study Project 3: Simon Cox

Day three of war stories from the SciFi London 48 hour challenge, today Simon Cox… take it away! I’d heard about the Sci-Fi London 48 Hours Film festival, but to be honest, I hadn’t ever considered actually doing it. I was more interested in getting my own feature film projects off the ground. However, as […]

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Enter our one page screenwriting and film making competitions to win great prizes and seen by top talent

Now that our Screenwriting a Film Making Competitions are live, I thought I would write about why these competitions are going to be so fascinating, and why you should enter, be you a filmmaker or a screenwriter. So what are the competions? 1. A one page screenwriting competition, free and open to anyone, that closes […]

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Interview with the writer of last years winner of the Reed Short Film Competition – Read The Script, Watch The Film, Meet The Film Makers

(NOTE – PLEASE SWITCH TO 720P TO WATCH IN HD) Writing a short script is much harder than it sounds. Those of us who have done it can attest to this. And so I thought I would share a podcast interview with writer and producer Stephen Follows, about his script for ‘Sign Language’ which won […]

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Help us win the 2008 Kodak Awards!

The Kodak 2008 Awards are now underway, and we need your help and support TO WIN with ‘Gone Fishing’! Gone Fishing is down to the final 8 films, and the best film is an audience award. So, we need you and EVERYONE you know, to get to a screening and vote for our movie. Most […]

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Downconverting for Kodak Awards

I am just preparing Gone Fishing for the Kodak Awards. Sadly, the film can only be screened on DigiBeta, which is much lower resolution than the HDCam or 35mm copies we could have used. This is a pragmatic choice on behalf of the festival organisers and Kodak, as not all of the films being screened […]

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Gone Fishing Selected For Kodak Awards

Great news! Gone Fishing has just been selected for two major events. First off is the prestigious UK 2008 Kodak Awards. I just got an email from the organizers and here’s what it said… ‘The Kodak Short Film Competition Judging is now complete. I would like to officially congratulate you in being one of the […]

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