The Northern Lights FilmFestival has announced that
The award is open to
Newcastle-based Yipp Films will produce the winner's short, with scriptguidance from The Script Factory and distribution from Dazzle Films.
The project will shootduring summer 2007 and premiere at the Northern Lights Film Festival later thatyear.
'We are delighted to beable to support up and coming film makers and to work with NLFF to providesuch an excellent opportunity," said Carmel O'hara,head of corporate social responsibility at
The festival runs Nov 16-23and the winner will be announced on Nov 17 during the Northern Lights IndustrySummit. Last year's winner of the North Star award was Ian Fenton for his film Black Dog.
Details are available at thefestival website nlff.co.uk/filmaward