Film Nation-Shorts

Posted on 25 January 2011

Film Nation: Shorts is a competition that invites young people (aged 14-25) to make, and vote for, films celebrating the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Run in partnership with Panasonic, Film Nation: Shorts will introduce young people to film-making, support them in developing their talent, and give everyone who enters a chance to have their work screened around the UK. Winning films will be screened in front of the crowds in venues during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in London in 2012.

The competition is accompanied by a UK-wide programme of workshops to provide extra help to young people to begin making films; develop their skills and meet other people to share ideas and develop projects.

FREE ‘An Introduction to Directing – Creating Performance’ for 19-25 year olds
Wednesday 30th March, 10am–2pm at The Courtyard, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Working with 104 Films and director Anna Savill, learn the necessary skills & techniques to successfully direct actors on screen. This workshop is for first time filmmakers aged 19-25.

Places are limited. To book email or phone 0114 221 0240

FREE ‘Film Director Masterclass’ for 19-25 year oldsFriday 8th April, 2pm The Courtyard, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
A masterclass to offer insight into the work of a director Gareth Jones whose film Desire is in the Borderlines Film Festival programme this year. This workshop will describe the behind the scenes inspiration, challenges and production processes that have shaped Gareth’s films.

To book email or phone 0114 221 0240
See ““ for the latest entries to the competition and vote on your favourite or upload your own film.

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