Film the House

June 18, 2012 4:30 PM

Tom Brake MP urges would-be filmmakers in Carshalton & Wallington to enter national film competition

Calling all amateur auteurs!

Tom Brake MP has called for young local film makers to enter Film the House, a national competition that celebrates up-and-coming amateur film producers, directors and script writers across the UK.

Film lovers of all ages are urged to get their creative juices flowing, and submit their amateur films to Film the House. Tom Brake MP will nominate his top film from the area for the national competition, which aims to also raise awareness of the importance of intellectual property rights, film and the creative industries.

Supported by the British film industry, Film the House gives entrants the chance to win a screening of their film to film industry executives at the House of Commons.

Tom Brake MP said: "This competition is a great opportunity for aspiring film makers of any age looking to find a way into the industry. I am eagerly anticipating the films that the people of Carshalton & Wallington can come up with, and hope to see as many submissions from here as possible."

The competition is designed to promote the wealth and variety of film in the UK. Categories include drama, thriller, action, comedy, music video, documentary, as well as a separate category for under 18s which can be any genre.

The closing date for nominations is 30th June and the winners will be announced on the 30th October at a special reception and screening of the winning film at the House of Parliament.

For more information on how to apply visit www. filmthehouse.com.

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