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SHOUT ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS
To Create - Film, media, music and environmental art
To Share - Share knowledge & learning freely
To Inspire - Breakdown barriers & to deliver change
Free Entry - No cost to enter
Free Access - Record on your phone
Free Hosting - Hosting on YouTube
Free Rewards - Prizes for category winners
To GROW and to be the catalyst for a green cultural change ‘a revolution’ through film, media, music and environmental art
-To raise awareness of the local green environmental projects and activities and to connect local communities, providing a voice
-To connect, train and to share knowledge supporting people on their pathway
-To challenge, promote and to inspire change, media, music and other campaigns The delivery of the mission should be green and sustainable in all that we do.
We want to GROW and to have greater impact in 2023 for the environment therefore, we are planning the pathway to The Climates in 2023 and a programme of exciting events between now and May 2023. To support this, we have created the Climate Film Collective an inclusive WhatsApp Group to stay connected which will also meet monthly to share, discuss, drink, plan activities and to support each other plus to show films. We would love you all to be part of this group
There is a 12 month cycle between THE CLIMATE FESTIVAL where we build the community to share learning, promoting, inspiring and supporting environmental and local projects. Some of the key events coming up include;
- Chance to support Richard III filming, be a camera operator
- The 5 minute Film Festival, a climate event, where we are asking for people to film festival events and to create films for an awards/ prizes event in September/October (Please contact us for more details).
- The Engine Room (Seed the Day) (Somerset Film) Climate Film Directors can show and talk about their films on the 10th September, run workshops and promote the work they are doing (Please contact us for more details)
FROME INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS - THE CLIMATES
THE 2022 - CLIMATES AWARD WINNERS ARE.............
BEST FILM - Age Group 18-60
BEST FILM - Age Group 60+
On the Wild Side
BEST FILM - Under 5 Minutes
BEST FILM - Over 5 Minutes
If Trees Could Talk.... What Would They Say?
MOST INPSIRATIONAL FILM - Microplastics
Note: Not all films are currently freely available to show on line. Other wonderful films shown at THE CLIMATES many of which are freely available on YouTube are listed below
Growing Trees on Farms - Vallis Veg https://youtu.be/KxcgBz3-VE0
Prospecting Now & Then - Currently not available
The Great Pause
Women and Climate Crisis
Cargo Bikes Deliver
Tree Day 2: A New Orchard, Fruit & Nuts in Frome
Sounding the Alarm for Nature COP 26
Harm to Harmony
The Last Jaguar Currently not available
Climate Change - Ladakh
ENTRIES are FREE
FORMAT for entries the same as YOUTUBE, use your phone and let's get filming. (MP4 file type and also recommends h.264 video codec and aspect ration of 16:9) Shout if you need help
(Please state if you are a Professional / Experienced film maker on your submission (New for 2023))
Films can also be accepted from Schools, Groups, Clubs and associations where there is a mix of age groups
FILMS to be upload to YOUTUBE but not viewed or played to the public until the event. Link to be shared with the Frome International Climate Film Festival (see IMPORTANT NOTICE below) who will then discuss dates and viewings for the public during the festival.
Film makers under the age of 16 years, your films must be submitted by a parent, guardian or through your school.
All films must also have the permission of all parties involved in the film and/or depicted in the film before the film is submitted to Frome International Climate Film Festival.
FILMS CAN OF ANY LENGTH AND ANY TOPIC but they must have a green theme.
YOU CALL THE SHOTS - The film can be:
An interview, a short film, a feature film, filmed poetry, art or music, comedy or technology, community project, a silent feature whatever inspires you with a GREEN message.
EACH CATEGORY WINNER will receive a prize
James Godman Creative CEO at Southwest Accelerator Ltd which an idea and well-being enterprise, and local Frome SME, and the godmanfoundation, a volunteering body, are behind the festival. Both are investing time/money to launch this FREE festival for Frome. Each organisation is passionate about the environment and they believe cinema/ media, film and music can be a catalyst for change globally.
Sponsorship opportunities are available to support the festival in 2023 if you are interested please get in touch or if you would like to be involved in the festival...... any support would be most welcome.
'Together we can change the world'
Thank you to Frome Town Council, Bath Theatrical Costumes , Kelly Roberts, Howard Fause, all the Directors, the Workshop leads and volunteers plus many many others who supported this FREE Climate Festival for all in 2022 we look forward with anticipation to 2023
LETS SHARE, CONNECT AND GET INSPIRED
Don't miss out, be part of the green revolution. The Climates
Do you have questions about our festival? Would you like to suggest a film for next year's festival? Send us a message, and we will get back to you soon.
Frome, Somerset, England, United Kingdom