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This is the final judging and prize giving for Cinema 2020 – The Future Vision of Cinema.

This nationwide competition is aimed at up and coming film producers from universities and societies around the UK. Hosted by Vividas, the streaming video people, in conjunction with Pinewood Studios, the home of world-class film, television and commercial production and postproduction facilities, the competition aims to find the film production talent of tomorrow – today!

The internet continues to shape the way in which content is produced, distributed and viewed. This competition invites student and amateur filmmakers to submit a short film of 20 minutes or less. A panel of influential figures from the film and broadcast industry, including Radio 4’s Front Row presenter, Mark Lawson, will judge the final of the contest.

The winning clip will be specially encoded for internet distribution by Vividas, the first streaming video company to premiere a film online. The winning entry will be available on a pay per view portal at for six months and premiered on the night.

All profits made from the film’s online sales will go back to the film’s producer for use on future projects.

The winner will also be invited to an exclusive postproduction session with the Pinewood Studios Group. This globally renowned facility, and its highly skilled team, create stunning sound and visual finishes on big name films, including Miss Potter and Black Book.

The prize winner will also pick up two tickets to a forthcoming Paramount / Dreamworks premiere.

On the night, a panel of judges will choose the winners. It comprises Mark Lawson, Bruce Everett of the Pinewood Studios Group, and representatives from Paramount Pictures and The National Film School.

The winner will also receive a tour of either Pinewood or Shepperton Studios both huge studio sites which are used to film many commercials, music videos, TV series and films. The studios have 35 sound stages, all located within easy reach of central London.

The winner will be selected from attending film and film studies courses in the UK.

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Added by Gemsie on March 13, 2007