Charity film contest will be judged by legend

Film students in Lancashire are being invited to enter a contest judged by legendary director Ken Loach.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 10th October 2013, 7:00 pm
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National charity Meningitis UK, which merged with Meningitis Trust, is running the short film competition as part of their Beat It Now campaign.

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Open to all students who are currently enrolled in, and studying, a film course at university or college in the UK, the entry requirements for the competition are to make a film from one to three minutes in length that conveys a powerful message about the importance of a vaccine for Meningitis B being introduced.

Sue Davie, chief executive, said “We’re hoping to get some really creative and powerful films from the competition. This is a great opportunity for film students to be involved in a real and highly important campaign, and for us to harness the incredible talent that exists in the UK.

For full details and competition rules visit