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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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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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