Childnet International Film Competition 2011

Following the success of their 2010 film challenge, Childnet International is pleased to announce that they will be running their second summer film challenge for young people aged 7-16 (previous winners can be seen at


Launching on Tuesday 26 April 2011, Childnet has two separate projects in place for primary and secondary aged children. Once you have registered, you will be emailed a lesson plan, further resources and most importantly, this year’s theme!

All you have to do is think about the theme, decide on how you are going to film your message & as long as you keep it to 60 seconds and get it back to Childnet by 5pm on Monday 6th June 2011, you’re in with a chance of winning!

How does it work?

You will be emailed your category theme on the opening day of the competition (26th April).

The shortlisted finalists will be selected from each category and invited to a private screening in a London Cinema on Monday 11 July 2011.

The judging panel will then choose a winner and runner up from each category (judges and prizes to be announced!)

  • Competition opens: Tuesday 26 April 2011 @ 9am
  • Competition closes: Monday 6 June 2011 @ 5pm
  • Finalists notified: Monday 13 June 2011
  • Screening & finalist event: Monday 11 July 2011

How to enter

In order to receive all competition detail via email, teachers and youth workers MUST register on behalf of all entrants to and clearly state:

  • Your name and position
  • School or establishment
  • Primary or secondary category

Please be aware that Childnet may feature footage on their website


Good luck!


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