Emerging UK filmmakers selected for Film the House competition

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A COMPETITION TO FIND TOMORROW’S CINEASTS AND SCRIPTERS ANNOUNCES THE SHORTLIST

LONDON, November 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Film the House is delighted to announce the latest local talent for up-and-coming filmmakers and writers. Organized in collaboration with the parliament, the annual congress film and screenwriting competitions for UK students and independent filmmakers is a fun and innovative way to highlight the importance of intellectual property rights to creators, legislators and the general public.

This year’s competition has parliamentary sponsorship from Lord Clement-Jones, MP Jo Stevens and MP Giles Watling. Categories include Best Screenplay and Best Short Film, with prizes for those under 19 and over, as well as Best Director for those under 19 and over. A panel of industry experts made up of personalities from all over Brittany creative landscape chose the finalists.

The preselections for this year’s competition are:

Directors United Kingdom Best Film Director Under 19

Deserter Saul Bell West
If only Avenue Luke Allen Haughton
I’ll be back tomorrow … Freya Hannan Mills
Bang trigger Issy Franklin

Directors United Kingdom Best Film Director 19 years and over

Class 15 Dean Leon Anderson
White gold Luke Bradford
22. Anna matthews Ben Hector
51 States Cass Virdee

Best Film Screenplay Under 19

Bottled emotions Robert Ebner-Statt
cowboy night Martha broadbent smith
Flames over Mir Bobby donaldson
If you have been murdered, please press 3 Charlotte roberts
Remember Freya Hannan Mills

Best Film Screenplay 19 years and over

A thought Laurie Barraclough
Get into the groove Taiyo Yoshida
Solstice Jonny king
The man at the bottom of the garden Paul blinkhorn
Weather permitting Steven jeram

Best short film Under 19

Deserter Saul Bell West
Jack blake: Agent 38 Dom Witches
Remember Freya Hannan Mills
The wonderful world of hedgehogs Dylan allman
Bang trigger Issy Franklin

Best short film 19 years and over

Blue corridor 15 Dubheasa Lanipekun
I can’t kill us all Botis Seva
eyes down Charlotte daniel
Our sister Rosie Westhoff
Your hand found mine Alice boorman

Prizes for the winners include:

Mentorship by industry scriptwriting professionals
Classification certificate by BBFC
Film the House Award
A cash prize to help develop their next project

All shortlisted candidates will be invited to the House of Commons Film Award Winners Ceremony in the House of Commons on January 18, 2021 or Helen Lederer, writer, actor and actor, will host the ceremony.

The Film the House competition enjoys wide industry support and is proudly sponsored by ALCS, The Walt Disney Company, ViacomCBS, The cinema association, Directors United Kingdom, Netflix, Main video, and WarnerMedia.

Editor’s Notes

About disney

Disney, along with its subsidiaries, is a diversified global entertainment company with operations in four lines of business: Media Networks; Parks, experiences and products; Studio entertainment; and Direct-to-Consumer and International.

About ALCS

ALCS is a non-profit organization created by writers for the benefit of all types of writers. Owned by its members, ALCS collects monies owed for secondary uses of writers’ work. It is designed to support authors and their creativity, to ensure that they receive fair compensation and that their rights are respected. He promotes and teaches the principles of copyright and advocates for a fair deal. It represents over 110,000 members and, since 1977, has paid around £ 570million to writers (alcs.co.uk).

About the Cinema Association

The Motion Picture Association, Inc. (MPA) is the global voice and advocate for the motion picture, home video and television industries. It works around the world to advance the creative industry, protect its members’ content on all screens, defend the creative and artistic freedoms of storytellers, and support innovative distribution models that offer expanded viewing choices across the board. audience around the world.

Its member studios are: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Netflix, Inc .; Paramount Image Company; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc .; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

About Viacom

Viacom is home to the world’s leading entertainment brands that connect with audiences through engaging content across television, film, online and mobile platforms in more than 160 countries and territories.

About Directors United Kingdom

Directors UK is the professional association of British directors. It is a membership organization representing the creative, economic and contractual interests of over 7,800 members – the majority of active film and television producers in the UK. Directors UK negotiates rights agreements and collects and distributes royalties to its members. It also campaigns and lobbies on behalf of its members and provides a range of services including legal advice, events and career development. Directors UK works closely with other organizations around the world to represent the rights and concerns of directors, promotes excellence in the profession of management and advocates for change in today’s landscape to create an industry. equal opportunities for all.

About Netflix

Netflix is ​​the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with 214 million paid subscriptions in more than 190 countries, benefiting from TV series, documentaries, feature films and mobile games in a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause, and resume viewing, all without ads or commitment.

About Prime Video

Prime Video is one of the world’s leading streaming and on-demand services, providing customers with a vast collection of TV shows, movies, sports and more, all available to watch on virtually any device. . Now available in more than 240 countries and territories, Prime Video offers a wide selection of any video-on-demand service, including the critically acclaimed Amazon Originals series such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, awarded several times, Tom clancy’s Jack ryan, The boys; UK-produced hit Amazon Original series like Good Omens, The Grand Tour, Clarkson’s Farm and upcoming drama series The Power, Jungle and The Rig. More live sports including English Premier League football and the Fall Nations Rugby Tournament. All available as a Prime subscription for just £ 79 per year or £ 7.99 per month. New customers can learn more about www.amazon.co.uk/primevideo and sign up for a 30-day free trial.

About WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a wide range of talented storytellers and journalists to a global audience through its mainstream brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. The organization also includes Xandr’s suite of advanced advertising solutions designed to help improve advertising for brands, publishers and consumers. WarnerMedia is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T).

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SOURCE Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS)


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