Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is encouraging budding film makers from both Hove and Portslade to enter his national Film the House competition.
Following the success of Mike’s Rock the House parliamentary competition, Film the House 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 £4.5 billion to our GDP.
Sponsors include Lionsgate, Fox and Odeon Cinemas. 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. The closing date for nominations is 31st December and the finals will be held on 18th March 2015 a special reception and screening of the winning film. For more information on the competition, please visit www.filmthehouse.com.
Commenting, Mike said: “Film the House have 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!”