Shropshire's 48 hour film challenge kicks off in Ludlow this Friday

Shropfilm48 is back with a bang!

SSF48, the rural 48 hour film challenge launches its second annual competition this Friday, 10th October in Ludlow.

Ludlow Mayor Paul Draper will be starting the clock for dozens of Shropshire filmakers hoping to win the coveted prizes.

The competition will launch at The Charlton Arms, Ludlow with all involved attending to receive the brief for the weekend.This brief will contain a line of dialogue and a prop, which must be used in some way in each of the short films. The clock will be stopped at 6pm on Sunday 12th October.

The films will then be screened at The Charlton Arms, with two judges (Jane Jackson of Borderlines Film Festival and Adrian Lambert of The Rural Media Company) choosing the best film of the night. This film will receive "The Hobsons Best Film Award" trophy and a keg of Hobsons beer, who are sponsoring the event. There will be music and a bar open so everyone is welcome to come along from 6pm. Over the following week all films will be under the scrutiny of 8 professional judges to find this years overall winner of Shropfilm48. The winners will be given the chance to win a Global Broadcast contract from Shorts International as the top prize, with several other great prizes too.

If you want to get involved please see the website for more details

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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