‘Round my corner’ competition - Zara

We have teamed up with the National Youth Film Festival Awards to showcase the best of teenage UK talent in a short-film contest.

'Round my corner' entry - Zara
'Round my corner' entry - Zara

To give you some idea of what we are looking for, the above film is a sample entry from a youth group in the North East.

The ‘Round My Corner’ competition focuses on family, friends and local neighbourhoods and can be filmed on anything from a professional video camera to a smartphone. It can be a beautifully edited masterpiece or a simply produced good story, the choice is yours.

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You need to be aged 14-19 and produce a film no longer than three minutes in length based on what ‘Round My Corner’ means to you. But you only have until Friday, October 11.

'Round my corner' entry - Zara

The sample video was filmed by the young people of North Tyneside Youth Group and Little Big Butterfly.

Film synopsis:

The local girl who has an impossible dream...

Zara explores a young girls’ struggle to be taken seriously by her mother in her career intentions against the expectations of both the role of women and that of a Bangladeshi woman.