Opportunity: Virgin Media Shorts

Calling all film-makers: Virgin Media Shorts – the U.K.’s biggest short film competition – is looking for you.

Aiming to support and showcase the work of young film-makers from across the country, the competition helps to discover exciting new talent.

The top prize is £30,000 (!!!) funding and a year’s worth of mentoring from BFI; 13 shortlisted films will also be shown on-screen in cinemas across the country throughout the year. There is a third prize category, too; the winner of the People’s Choice Award will receive mentoring from the BFI as well as £5,000 of funding.

Films can be no longer than 2 minutes and 20 seconds. All entries will be uploaded on to the competition’s website.

For more information and to enter your short film, visit www.virginmediashorts.co.uk before 12 July 2012. For updates, follow the competition on Twitter: @VMShorts.

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