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YAY 2016 Grand Films @ Grand Central


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2016 is Year of Arts and Young People in Birmingham – YAY.

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The Thru Your Eyes filmakers with The High Sheriff

As part of The High Sheriff’s Hundreds and Thousands Arts programme Maverick edited the Creative Futures film from last summer into 10 second films featuring 4 young creatives.  MAIA Creatives ran a competition for young filmakers to make 10 second films and together the final results have been screened by Grand Central on the three Media Eyes welcoming customers to the state of the art shopping centre.   Great Exposure for the talent of the West Midlands.

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The films were selected from an open submission from young filmaking brummies by Claire Starmer Birmingham City Council, Head of Marketing Danielle Bozward and Jo Tabis from Grand Central and the High Sheriff.

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Josephine Reichert from MAIA Creatives produced the project and Magdalena Swiatek directed. The winning filmakers are Kanika Safiya, Poppy Twist, Summaya Iqbal, Hannah Prentice, Tasharn, Sheldon, Malikah Holder and overall winner is Povilas Jakutis for his BRUM LIFE film. We are looking forward to everyone gathering to see their films and images on the big scale.

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See the winners producing their Media Eyes Films  here

and here is a series of clips from the first day screenings :

a slideshow of the eyes at the evening is below

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The Creative Futures contributors are

William Gladstone, Asher Spence-Reid, Jordan Walker, Sipho Dube. Katie Austin, Tyler Thompson, Sanjeev Patel-Smith

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