First Light: Script Award Scheme

Sep 30 2009 - 4:54pm

First Light enables young people to realise their potential through digital film and media projects. It is currently open to applications for its Script Award Scheme, to support partnerships between script professionals and young people to inspire and aid the development of short film scripts. Funding of up to £3,000 is available for:

  • projects where young people aged 5 to 19 take creative control of the idea development process
  • projects that create scripts in any genre
  • projects that result in film scripts of up to 10 minutes in length
  • projects based in the UK, primarily involving young people who live in this country.

Ten per cent match funding is required. Deadline for applications: 20 October 2009

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