Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Free Lunch for film makers

Shooting People has teamed up with The Big Lunch, Channel 4 BRITDOC
Foundation, v The National Young Volunteering Service and BOOM! to launch
a brand new Young Film-Makers competition.

The Big Lunch is a new initiative run by the Eden Project, encouraging
people to sit down with their neighbours and eat lunch together. It aims
to bring communities closer through growing food and flowers; creating
street music, art and theatre; dressing the street and, of course, cooking
for a Big Lunch on Sunday 19th July.

The brief is to tell the story of The Big Lunch, your neighbourhood and
local life before, during and after The Big Lunch in a short film. Simple
as that. There's 1000 for the winning film and 150 cash for the most
loved by public vote on Big Lunch TV.

Director of "Sounds Like Teen Spirit", Jamie Jay Johnson said: "Meeting
your neighbours is a rich topic for any film-maker and I included it in my
film: Holiday Around My Bedroom. Competitions are a great way to get your
first break and I would encourage young film-makers to enter and give it a
go."

For more info on the brief and details of how to enter go to
www.thebiglunch.com/latest-news/detail/2

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