BFI Future Film Festival: Music videos



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Music and videos. They go together like jeans and a t-shirt. Or whisky and rye.

If you want to get into film, then making music videos is one of the best ways to start, not to mention that they're one of the fastest growing areas of the creative industries. But how do you get your big break?

Well, we’re bringing you lucky lot the opportunity to have your music video screened at the BFI on London’s Southbank as part of the über-cool BFI Future Film Festival

Not only will you be part of the festival; your videos will be watched and judged by some of the industry’s top movers and shakers, including the head of Blink Art, Jennifer Byrne, and the Radar new music editor of NME, Matt Wilkinson.

The BFI Futures Film Festival will take place in London on 18 and 19 February 2012, so apply now for your chance to be part of it.


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This brief closes on Friday 20 January 2012 at 5pm and is open to IdeasTap members aged 16 to 25 who are based in the UK. Late entries will not be accepted under any circumstances, including technical issues – so make sure you don’t leave your application to the last minute.


Brief image: 'Uh... what am i looking at again?'  by cowgummy via Flickr under a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.

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