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Doc filmed by chimps enters Wildscreen film competition

The wildlife filmmaking world is getting a little bit more crowded now that chimps are getting into the game. The short film Chimpcam: The Movie is being entered into the 2010 Wildscreen Festival Panda Awards, under the category 'Best Newcomer'. The film stemmed from Burning Gold Productions' Natural World: The Chimpcam Project, when the chimps got a taste for filming, given a camera and made their own short film. Chimpcam: The Movie list chimp producers Cindy, Emma, Kilimi, Lyndsey and Lucy and directors Ricky, Qafzeh, Kindia, Liberius, David and Louis. Human filmmakers still have time to get their entries in.
March 25, 2010

The wildlife filmmaking world is getting a little bit more crowded now that chimps are getting into the game. The short film Chimpcam: The Movie is being entered into the 2010 Wildscreen Festival Panda Awards, under the category ‘Best Newcomer’. The film stemmed from Burning Gold Productions’ Natural World: The Chimpcam Project, when the chimps got a taste for filming, given a camera and made their own short film. Chimpcam: The Movie list chimp producers Cindy, Emma, Kilimi, Lyndsey and Lucy and directors Ricky, Qafzeh, Kindia, Liberius, David and Louis. Human filmmakers still have time to get their entries in.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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