There are even more prizes to be won with new sponsor Birmingham Film Hire. The Audience Award will be given to the team whose video gets the most likes on Facebook between 17 – 26 June, so prime your friends and family.Read More
Musicians and film makers, you now have only 24 hours left to register for 2 Weeks 2 Make It Midlands 2017. You'll be randomly teamed up to make a quality music video from start to finish, in just two weeks.Read More
2Weeks2Make It Midlands organiser Carl Timms will be appearing at the Music Video Klub at Centrala, Digbeth this Fri 19th May. As well as explaining about the competition, Carl will be screening past winners from the previous 2010-2013 events as well as this year's winner from the South Yorkshire 2Weeks2Make It competition.
The event starts at 7.30pm at Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham, B5 5RT. Free entry.Read More
The Producers' Forum is delighted to announce the special guest for the launch of 2Weeks2Make It Midlands 2017 on 2nd June. Veteran DJ and long-time supporter of new music, Janice Long, will chair the guest panel of music video experts and will oversee the crucial draw where filmmakers and artists will be paired up.Read More
The Mockingbird Theatre and Bar have kindly offered to serve as venue for our gala screening and prize ceremony. All videos submitted into the 2Weeks2Make It Midlands competition will be screened before the judges' results are revealed and prizes given.Read More
We’re delighted today to announce that kit hire supremoes Media Dog Hire have joined as our first sponsor for 2Weeks2Make It Midlands 2017! Media Dog, based in Birmingham with additional offices in Manchester and Glasgow, supply cameras, lenses, grip, lighting, DIT and sound equipment for TV, film, commercial, and drama productions all across the UK. They have kindly offered to sponsor a free kit hire package as part of the winning prize for filmmakers; this will form part of a larger prize of the chance to make a video with a budget for an established artist. More details will be released soon!
Media Dog will also be donating kit hire raffle prizes at the launch event, taking place at the MAC on 2nd June, including track and jibs. All filmmakers and musicians present will have the option to participate in the draw and win kit that could make a big difference to their video.Read More
2Weeks2Make Midlands 2017 is an original music video competition where musical acts are paired randomly with teams of filmmakers at a launch event on Friday 2nd June at the Midlands Arts Centre (MAC).
“At the launch event, there will be plenty of advice from guest speakers with training and tips they will need to make their video the best it can be,” explained competition organisers (and former winner) Carl Timms, “The videos are submitted by Friday 16th June following which on the 26th June, all completed videos will be screen to a live audience and prizes will be awarded by a panel of experienced judges”.
The competition brings together new creative talent from both the film and music sectors with experienced producers and the timescale tests their creative skills alongside decision making and leadership – expertise they will need to be successful in their chosen career.