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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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