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27/06/2007

Avid Post Production Prize For Winners Of Green Film Competition

Oscar winning producer and long time champion of British Films, Lord Puttnam, is among the judges picking the winners of the first One-Minute Green Film Competition organised by Friends of the Earth.
The competition is open to professional and amateur filmmakers alike and should be a minute long exploring how we look after our planet and use it like there is a tomorrow. Moviemakers, animators and designers can submit their finished film over the next couple of months up to the deadline on August 20th.
The winning film, selected from a shortlist of 25, will win five hours free post production and Avid Xpress Pro editing software, capable of working with DV, HD and film, making it ideal for independent movie-makers.
Lord Puttnam said: "Telling a good story in one-minute is a fantastic challenge for any film-maker. The relationship we have with our environment and our interdependencies with the world around us give countless possibilities for inspiration and visual creativity."
Film-makers will have to impress the veteran producer whose 'Chariots of Fire' won the Oscar for best picture in 1981. Other judges include Andrew Macdonald who produced Trainspotting and 28 Days later, David Sproxton, Co-Founder of Aardman Animations Ltd, the creators of 'Wallace and Gromit' and 'Chicken Run' and Dilly Gent, Radiohead's Creative Director.
The finished work must be uploaded onto YouTube and registered on the Friends of the Earth website at www.foe.co.uk/greenfilm
All shorts submitted are also entered into Filminute 2007
www.filminute.com
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