supports regional Budget Feature Film Seminar
New Technology Institute is backing a major Budget Feature
Film seminar at East Coast Media's Immage Studios during
seminar, led by one of the region's most successful independent
filmmakers, Owen Carey Jones, heralds a series of new commercial
training modules devised by ECM and funded by the NTI and
the Learning and Skills Council.
modules are designed to bridge the gap between training
in academic institutions and the real world of business
and will be delivered by ECM who recently completed a highly
successful digital business incubation project for Yorkshire
have elected to kick off the series with their Budget Feature
Film unit to capitalise on the recent successes experienced
by Owen on the international festival circuit in American
seminar takes place on Saturday March 4 and Saturday March
18 with a practical exercise, giving candidates a certificated
30-hour learning experience, inbetween.
as a result of sponsorship from Sony UK, Humber region candidates
can take part free of charge thanks to the support of the
NTI and LSC.
who used ECM's Yorkshire Forward-funded High Definition
kit to make his highly successful 2005 festival entry "A
Mind of Her Own" will tell would-be festival winners
how he topped the awards in Indianapolis and Monaco.
festival circuit is the natural stepping stone to the mainstream
film industry, a notoriously painful ladder to climb, but
Owen will give enthusiasts priceless information on how
to conquer the festival scene..
The seminar is being run in association with Sony UK whose
equipment was used in the production of the festival winning
entries and was the first High Definition shooting and post-production
kit used by a European training establishment.
is the first company registered with the ECM KickStart scheme
to film a feature length production and the HD tag opened
doors for his festival entry.
determination to break into the film industry has seen him
build some impressive contacts but also assemble a raft
of experiences which will provide invaluable pointers to
candidates at the seminar.
Owen will provide his personal experiences on budget, pitch,
script, production, post-production, distribution and promotion.
at the Immage Studios are limited so register today by logging
on to the East Coast Media start-up site ecmkickstart.co.uk
and selecting the e-mail prompt "I'm Interested".
in your name and alongside it write Budget Film and submit
your application with your details accordingly.
Solutions staff will inform you of your success at securing
a place or otherwise.
A promotional video package, featuring Owen Carey Jones,
also features on the NTI website.
Keep in touch with this web address for further updates
on the Budget Film event.
here to see interview with Owen Carey Jones
here to see trailer of Owen Carey Jones film A Mind Of Her