Do you have a brilliant idea for a short film? Would you like training, mentorship, funding and a professional crew to help you make it? How about seeing it showcased on Sky Arts?

SHORTFLIX is aimed at aspiring new filmmakers aged 18-25 who are not currently in full-time education, employment or training. We’re looking for ideas from creative, talented and ambitious young people that have the potential to make great short films for showcase on Sky Arts.

We’ll select up to 20 ideas, with successful applicants supported to turn these into a short film script or outline. Up to 5 of these projects will then be awarded funding and the young filmmakers will work with a budget of up to £10,000 each and a professional team to make the short films.

SHORTFLIX will provide training, mentorship, funding and industry exposure, with professional support provided at every stage. No previous professional experience or study of film production is required and participation is free.

Am I eligible to apply?

We are looking for short film ideas that:

You are eligible to apply if:

How do I apply?

Complete and submit an online application form via the Creative England website at creativeengland.co.uk/film-and- tv/shortflix.

 As part of the application, you will be asked to submit:

The application deadline is 5pm on Wednesday 8 th March 2017.

For further info visit creativeengland.co.uk/film-and-tv/shortflix

Join us on Hiive, the network for creative people, at app.hiive.co.uk/swarms/shortflix/2701

Email us at: shortflix@creativeengland.co.uk

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