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Stories in Motion winners announced

Posted on Apr 28, 2023 by Samara Husbands

The future of filmmaking has been revealed as industry leaders announce the winners of Canon’s Stories in Motion competition

Stories in Motion was created to encourage and celebrate emerging talent in filmmaking. Young people aged 18-25 were eligible to enter with short films that tell a compelling story. The contest received a phenomenal number of entries from across the UK and Ireland and the winners were selected by an expert committee, including cinematographers, photographers, marketing experts and colourists like Elisa Iannacone, Tania Freimuth, Jake Ratcliffe and Ollie Kenchington.

The winners of each category were chosen as below:

Documentary

WINNER: Daniel Simpkins, Farm Life

Music Video

WINNER: Luis Hindman, Just Come With Me Tonight

Scripted Short

WINNER: Chas Harrington, Red Room

A ceremony for the for the winners and nominees was hosted by Alex Zane at the Everyman Theatre Broadgate, where Zane also presented a fourth and final prize to Grand Prize Winner, Daniel Simpkins for Farm Life. The winners received a selection of Canon goodies including a Canon EOS C70 and RF 24-70 F2.8 L lens, a £500 gift voucher for CVP and the chance to shadow an award-winning filmmaker.

For more on the Stories in Motion contest, head to the Canon website.

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