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Sheffield Doc/Fest partners to create new short competition

Sheffield Doc/Fest is partnering with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and Crossover, an international digital media and content program, to create a new short film competition.
July 12, 2010

Sheffield Doc/Fest is partnering with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and Crossover, an international digital media and content program, to create a new short film competition. Digital Revolutions will feature three-minute short films depicting how filmmakers see information technology impacting the world around them. The judges will be looking at how filmmakers use social media to get their films noticed as well as the quality of the films. Entries are being accepted until Friday, October 15 at the Digital Revolutions website in two categories: amateur and professional. The professional prize is £5,000 and the amateur prize is £10,000. The entries will be judged by a panel of five industry professionals including Frank Boyd, creative director of Crossover; Heather Croall, director of Sheffield Doc/Fest and producer of Crossover Labs and Elizabeth Sparrow, president of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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