Calling all budding film makers

Besi Besemar December 5, 2014

Mike Weatherley, MP for Hove and Portslade, is encouraging budding film makers from both Hove and Portslade to enter his national Film the HouseĀ competition.

Mike Weatherley, MP for Hove and Portslade
Mike Weatherley, MP for Hove and Portslade

Following the success of Mikeā€™sĀ Rock the HouseĀ parliamentary competition,Ā Film the HouseĀ helps to draw attention to the importance of the British film industry which supporting over 100,000 jobs in the UK and contributes more than Ā£4.5 billion to the GDP.

Sponsors supporting the competition include Lionsgate, Fox and Odeon Cinemas and the 2015 competition also sees the expansion of the competition into the U.S. Congress, the Australian Parliament, and the European Parliament.

Categories include drama, thriller, action, comedy, music video and documentary, as well as a separate category for under-18s, which can be any genre.

Closing date for nominations is DecemberĀ 31Ā and the finals will be held on March 18, 2015 with a special reception and screening of the winning film.

Mike said: ā€œFilm the House has gone from strength to strength each year, with more participants from more constituencies involved last year than ever before. If you’re a film maker, make sure you take part in the 2015 competition!”

For more information on the competition, click here: