Young Filmmakers Showcase

Sunday 29th September / 1PM @ The Maltings Theatre & Cinema

Sponsored by the National Youth Film Academy

A celebratory showcase for young filmmakers from across the region. At stake is a cash prize, donated by the family of the late Chris Anderson – including his son, blockbuster director Paul W.S. Anderson. Also presented is the World Premiere of the winner of the Wilson’s Tales Project’s Film Award.

The winning film will be awarded a £200 cash prize to go towards the young filmmakers’ next project. The winner will be announced on the day by a high profile jury including Rob Earnshaw (Chairman of the National Youth Film Academy), local filmmaker Alysoun Sharpe, and director Kari Ann Moe, who is travelling to Berwick from Oslo, Norway. The NYFA are also offering 3 full scholarships to the National Youth Film Academy for individual filmmakers and actors in the selection with exceptional talent. The event will be presented by comedy writer, performer, filmmaker James Harris.


The Nominees for the Chris Anderson Award 

2001: A Space Odyssey Sweded | 2013 | 9min

Luke Duffy, Lizzie Mansfield, John Barratt, Alexandra Durance, Liam Binns, Jack Phillipson
Tyneside Cinema’s Pop Up Film School, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

Dinosaur Lost in Time | 2013 | 2min

Lauren Bruce, Olivia Bruce
Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland

The Man with No Name | 2013 | 5min

Louis Clark, Aron Dalecairns, Michael Tulloch, Yutsil Martinez, Adam Smith
Screen Education Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Kitman | 2013 | 8min

Alex Ayre, Joe Kroese, Adam Young
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

The Lottery Ticket | 2012 | 5min

Moving On Project
Moving On Project, Redcar & Cleveland | Tees Valley Arts project, Middlesbrough, Teesside

The ABC Challenge | 2013 | 3min

Dionne, Jamie, Ladislav, Shannon, Mahdieh, Plamedie, Emily, Lauren, Andrew Craigie, Ryan Gregson, Georgia Robyn Jones
Beacon Hill Arts, Heaton Manor School’s HIARC (Hearing Impaired Additionally Resourced Centre), Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear | Marden High School Deaf Support Centre, North Tyneside

Sounds Like Home | 2013 | 4min

Joe Kroese, Raul Ally, Alex Ayre, Jamie Charlton
Wylam, Northumberland

Haunted Again | 2013 | 6min

Daniel Ewan, Cade Whitfield, Philippa Wellden, Mathew Hogan, Ciara Horgan, Olivia Bernstein, Dawn Fuller, Jake Austin Fuller, Victoria Richardson, Laura Hackett, Alice Oakey, Niall Murtagh, Bertie Hinson, Emily Roberts
Coquet Voices of Dr Thom Middle School, Rothbury, Northumberland

No Cuts | 2013 | 3min

Millie Scott, Tori Bromham, Lalena Duncan, Amy Howes, Zosia Reca, Lizi Gray, Annie Johnson
Utter Legends, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

Fallen Superhero | 2013 | 4min

Lee Carson, Craig Birch, Olivia Bruce, Lauren Bruce, Liam Mutch, Lewis Evans, Felicity Frank, Keiren Drysdale
Open Door Film Club, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland

Tyne | 2012 | 1min

Lily Kroese, Joe Kroese
Wylam, Northumberland

Rockhopper | 2013 | 9min

Caitlin Ivory
Tynemouth, North Tyneside

For more details on the event, and information on the nomination and the Jury members please click here.


The Shortlist for the Wilson's Tales Film Award 

We’re also thrilled to be screening the 2 shortlisted films for the inaugural Wilson’s Tales film award at the Young Filmmakers Showcase, encouraging filmmakers to re-interpret one of “Wilson’s Tales.” We will annouce the winner and the runner up at the showcase. 

The Faithful Wife: An Abstract interpretation | 2013 | 2min I Anna Dakin

The Faithful Chicken | 2013 | 2min I David Martin

For more information on the Wilson's Tales Film Award please click here.


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Artist Various Country UK Year 2013 Duration 90 minutes Cert Suggested PG