UK film charity fetes youth at London event.

UK film charity Into Film has revealed its first awards recipients at an event in London today [March 24].

The 15-19 year-olds were awarded for talent in filmmaking and reviewing.

The charity is supported by the BFI through lottery funding and Cinema First.

A total of 14 awards were given out by a judging panel including Sir Alan Parker (Evita), David Yates (Harry Potter), Manjinder Virk (Call the Midwife) and Peter Kosminsky (Wolf Hall).

CEO of Into Film Paul Reeve said: “We’d like to offer a big congratulations to each and every one of today’s winners…the levels of passion, thought, and ingenuity on show throughout the process was truly inspiring, and we can’t wait to see where their talent leads.”

Full List of Winners

Best Film by 13s and Over sponsored by London Film Museum

Fall – Cornerhouse, BFI Film Academy, 2 Group

Best Film by 12s and Under sponsored by Universal Pictures

Blindside – Keith Allot, Pauline Quirke Academy

Into Film Club of the Year: 12s and Under sponsored by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Anson Primary School

Into Film Club of the Year: 13s and Over sponsored by Sony Pictures Entertainment

Ashfield Girls School

Best Documentary sponsored by The Special Treats Production Company

First Days — Film City production Agency Ltd

The Golden Morph Best Animation by 12s and Under in association with Aardman Animations

Monkey & Wombat – Thurstonland School

Best Animation by Over 13s

The Boy Who Stayed In – Westfield Arts College

Ones to Watch sponsored by Eon Productions

  • Hope Kemp
  • Ellesha Ballard
  • Kieran Howe
  • Luis Hindman
  • Sam Hartshorn

Most Inspirational Use of Film in the Classroom nominees

Claire Dunsire

Review of the Year

Mairi, St. Ninians High School

Children’s Film of the Year (2014) in association with First News