Chris Anderson Award for Best Young Filmmaker
Location: The Maltings Theatre & Cinema
/ 2011 / 90 min / Cert. N/A
The best short films from young filmmakers under 19 in the Scottish Borders and North East of England all compete for a cash prize. A chance to see the directors and actors of tomorrow with a professional jury attending to decide the winning film.
“It was great to get selected for and win the Chris Anderson Award and have it screened at Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival. It made me and my friends feel very proud.”
Chelsea Feeney, aged 18, Beacon Hill Film Project (pictured), winners of the Chris Anderson Award 2010
“Getting a special mention was cool, it was great to have so many people enjoy my film”
Abby Thomson, aged 9, runner-up for the Chris Anderson Award 2010
The films successfully selected for Chris Anderson Award, in running order, are:
Beth Pearson l Co. Durham l 2011 l 3 min
Fay is drawing a fairy, when her picture appears to magically move and disappear.
Ross Whyatt & Andrew Moy l Whitley Bay l 2011 l 9 min
Jack has always had a crush on his friend Amy, but when he finds out about her fiancé it is all too much for Jack?
12 Angry Myths
Tyneside Cinema Summer School l Newcastle l 2011 l 6 min
Twelve fairytale characters follow in the footsteps of Henry Fonda… But will justice win the day?
Alice’s Adventure in Billingham
Daisy Arts l Co. Durham l 2010 l 7 min
A modern adaptation of the Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ set in and around Billingham.
Tyneside Cinema Summer School l Newcastle l 2011 l 3 min
A different perspective on events.
Helix Arts l Newcastle l 2011 l 1 min
Animation capturing the lively and vibrant style of a break dancer.
Northern Stars Academy l Newcastle l 2011 l 7 min
Jamie, the proud owner of a fish and chip shop is terrorised by a group of local youths.
Driving Me Crazy
VOMO l Carlops l 2010 l 11 min
Samantha is so besotted with her boyfriend that she can hardly tear herself away for her driving test.
Brian and Brian’s Amazing Eggventure Parts I, II & III
Mark Boston l Berwick upon Tweed l 2011 l 12 min
A bizarre and surreal adventure about a duck and a gorilla, both named Brian.
Bernard Strong: Lifeguard of the Year
Northern Stars Academy l Newcastle l 2011 l 6 min
A film crew makes a documentary about ‘Lifeguard of the Year’ winner Bernard Strong.