Shropfilm48 - Shining the UK film industry spotlight on rural filmmakers

Shropfilm48 - Shropshire's 48 hour film challenge is back for its second year in Ludlow!

On the 10th October filmmaking teams will be given a brief at 6pm (containing a line of dialogue and a prop to use in the film), and all finished films will be screened on Sunday the 12th October at 6pm. Everything from script to screen has to be completed in just 48 hours. 
Films can be any genre, and teams may use any equipment the want to make their film.
Prizes this year include a potential worldwide broadcast and distribution deal from the worlds leading short film distribution company, Shorts international, and a chance to use a top end professional film package from Panny Film Hire, for free.
Judges this year include the former Head of Creative for Paramount UK, Steve Hunt and the Head of Content for Vice TV, Vida Rowe.

Teams of up to ten can work together, but they must attend the launch on Friday night, and submit their finished film for the screening on Sunday night.

One member of each team must register via the Shropfilm48 website at: before the opening night on 10th October.

Tom Middleton, Co-Founder of Shropshire Media Network said:
"This is a very exciting opportunity for rural filmmakers to gain international recognition, and earn the respect of some of the UKs most highly respected film industry figures.“

2014 Prizes:

• A potential worldwide broadcast and distribution deal from Shorts International
• A Weekend Red Camera package hire for a weekend (courtesy of Panny Film Hire)
• A Day of Post Production mentoring at the Rural Media Company
• Membership to Shooting People
• Membership to the Producers Forum
• A Keg of Ludlow Gold

2014 Judges:

• Christopher Tidman (Shorts International)
• Jane Jackson (Borderlines Film Festival)
• Vida Rowe (Vice TV)
• Adrian Lambert (Rural Media Company)
• Steve Hunt (Abundant)
• Stuart Addison (Panny Film Hire)

Tom Middleton Tom Middleton
I have worked in the film digital media industry for over ten years. in 2012 I co-founded the Shropshire Media Network, a Community Interest Media Company that produces creative and engaging films, manages events, and designs digital media workshops.

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