Limelight Film and Arts Awards is the ground breaking annual short film competition, followed by an Oscar style, red carpet awards ceremony held in Canary Wharf. The event night in January, sees film makers receiving awards, an also aims to provide an opportunity to London based performers to share the stage with celebrities.
Set up as a not for profit organisation and already referred to as the Oscars of London, after the great success of the first round held on 17th of January 2008, hosted by TV presenter Konnie Huq, Limelight Film and Arts Awards aims to offers a platform for film makers and creative talents in London, providing them with a unique opportunity to gain recognition and publicity. “For talents to rise up and shine” – Konnie Huq
In its second, Limelight continues to offer a higher platform for film makers and performers, with the second year promising to provide an even greater night of entertainment. The 2009 awards night will not only be televised but will see more celebrity performers, awardees and guests.
Winning Film makers will be awarded on the night, with the main award, ‘Film of the Night’ offering £5,000 worth of production voucher for their next film, allowing them the use of HD Cameras, cranes, lighting and Avid Post Production.
Film makers can submit as many films they wish but only one film per application. Please go online for full rules and to download an application form.
Performers can now submit interests to perform on the awards night.
Please go online and download an application form and send post this to us with an example of your talent on DVD.
Deadlines for all submissions is the 14th of November 2008
The Awards night will be held in Canary Wharf on the 22nd of January 2009
So what are you waiting for, be a part of Limelight!