Short Film Competition for National Transplant Week 2013

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NHS Blood and Transplant has launched a short-film competition urging people to share their organ donation wishes with their family and friends. The competition, ‘Organ donation through A Lens’ will focus on the importance of having ‘The Donation Conversation’ and will culminate in the launch of National Transplant Week which runs 8 to 14 July. The winning film will encourage more people to sign up to the NHS Organ Donor Register and more crucially highlight the importance of talking to family and friends about your wishes. [More]

Submissions Sought for Exhibition at The Public

by Dave Allen | | Category: Opportunities | Permalink

Submissions are currently being accepted for two unique open exhibitions, Touch Interactive 2013, for interactive artists and Screening 2013, for those working in film and video.

Now in their third year, both exhibitions will be displayed on our touch screens throughout the gallery from 13 January to 5 May 2013, with the deadline for submissions being 13 January 2013.


Insurance Company Launches Animation Competition

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An Insurance company have taken the unusual step of creating a competition for animators to animate their next corporate video.

Box Legal are inviting animators to create a short animated “humorous corporate video, roughly based on [their] example script.”

The best video will “receive a £1500 cash prize and the opportunity to work with Box Legal again in the future (at an agreed rate),” with the second prizes £500 and £50 respectively.

Videos will be judged on originality, substance and a clear message.

The deadline for entries is midnight, 31st July 2011.

To find out how to enter your film, please see for further details.