Digital Revolutions is a new short film competition that asks entrants to illustrate creatively the impact of information and information technology on their lives today.
Today, information and information technology touches nearly every aspect of our lives, providing a creative outlet for self-expression. This competition has been devised to encourage people to look more closely at how IT impacts them, to appreciate how it is helping people to lead richer, more fulfilling lives.
Both amateur and professional filmmakers, writers, designers, animators and programmers are called on to use film to communicate how they view the information society that we live in today, in what will be the biggest documentary film festival in the UK.
BCS is running the competition in conjunction with Doc/Fest, a leading documentary film festival, and Crossover, an international digital media and content programme. The competition is open for entries until noon on 15 October.
The films will be judged by a panel that includes Kevin Macdonald (Oscar winning director of One Day in September and The Last King of Scotland), and David Bond (director of the award winning and critically acclaimed documentary Erasing David).
The creator of the winning amateur film will win a cash prize of £10,000, and the winning professional will receive £5,000. A shortlist of finalists will also be invited to attend Doc/Fest where the winner will be announced on 5 November 2010.
To enter the competition, you must be at least 18 years old and be a British resident.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the team at DigitalRevolutions@bcs.org