06 March, 2006

Edinburgh Short Film Scheme


Edinburgh's High Definition Short Film Scheme

a picturesque old town... tranquil suburbs... lush greenparks... pipers skirling by the waverley... haute couture on george st... concrete jungles on it's edge... spilled kebabs in the cowgate... hoods up by the chippy... a beggar hunched in a doorway... triumphant cries in gorgie or leith...edinburgh's strange and diverse collection of streets and characters all lead to one place... cracking ideas for a short film

Applications are now invited for `Streetwise Films' a new micro budget HD short film scheme for Edinburgh. Five films, either drama or documentary, with the most imaginative response to the theme of `the streets of edinburgh' will be commissioned. Think of simple but exciting,compelling, powerful and on the edge stories.

UKP 500 to cover expenses will be provided to the winning entrants. Rehearsal space, production support, HDV camera equipment, sound equipment, Avid HD post and pro tools dubbing facilities will also be provided free to each successful film.

Individuals or teams may apply, with ideas being no more than 15mins.

For a short application form,please email streetwise @ piltonvideo.org, or download at www.piltonvideo.org or call 0131 343 1151.

For short drama entries, no more than a one page synopsis or a finished script is required. For documentary, no more than a one page synopsis is required.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday April 14th 2006

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