The shortlisted films for the World War 1 film challenge, ‘For the Fallen’ will be screened on Thursday, July 17th at the Royal Engineers Museum.
The challenge involved participants creating their own short film inspired by the people and events of World War One. They were invited to submit their individual take on the rules, which meant the film could be shaped in any genre – horror to comedy, drama to documentary, contemporary or period.
There are a limited number of tickets available, and film goers will be able to vote in a People’s Choice Award for their favourite film. To book your place (first come, first served), email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The other categories, voted for by a panel of judges are:
Best Live Action Short Film
Best Documentary Short Film
Best Special Effects
Best Schools Film
Best Film – Audience Vote
The panel of judges comprises:
Sarah Phelps – Writer & Creator of The Crimson Field
Josephine Ward – Producer of Harriet’s Army, Young Dracula & Tracy Beaker
Samuel Supple – Director (Time Bleeds & Magwitch)
Steve Nallon – Actor (Spitting Image)
Emma Muscat – Historian & Blogger
Steph Fuller – Creative Enabler, Ideas Test
Representatives from the Heritage Lottery Fund
Sean Cole of Pi Digital – Post Productions & VFX-
Kate Griffiths (Special FX Make Up Artist) – Make up and practical FX.
The screening will run from 6.30pm – 9pm.
Royal Engineers Museum Prince Arthur Road Gillingham Kent ME4 4UG
The Golden Poppy Awards, as the ‘For the Fallen’ Film Festival and Awards Ceremony has been named, will take place on Saturday 19 July at the Blue Town Heritage Centre. Spaces on this event are sold out.
For more information about the overall project, please visit their website here.