The guests and VIPs are arriving on the red carpet of Leeds Town Hall for the 2013 Golden Owl Awards, eager to see the wealth of young film-making talent Leeds has to offer on the bigger screen. It promises to be a night enjoyment as clips from the shortlisted films are about to be shown…The CLC Team all hope you have a very enjoyable evening…
Leeds Young Filmakers Golden Owl Awards: As it happens
The team of 13 reporters, filmmakers, photographers and bloggers have been developing their skills in preparation for this event for weeks. They've had training sessions at North East Leeds CLC in photography, blogging and filmaking from CLC staff, they've even had some presentation training from "This Morning" star Glen Campbell.
This page will contain the full posts created by the students as they document the Golden Owls.
Golden Owl Awards 2013 – its started!!
The crew have interviewed the people from Logistik and Leeds Film – Sharon and Nick. Sharon is the Project Manager for Logistik. She is helping to set up the town hall ready for the ceremony.
Nick is the Communications Manager for Leeds Film and is helping to make as many people as possible aware of the Golden Owls Film Awards.
Almost ready but not very steady!
Compere for the evening is Dean Smith
Opening introductions from Councillor Judith Blake, Deputy Leader of the Council and Lead Executive
Key Stage One
Presented by Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Ann Castle
With nominations from: Victoria Primary, Calverley Parkside Primary, Westroyd Infant School and Westgate Primary
Key Stage Two Schools
Presented by The Children’s Mayor Oliver Larking and Councillor Judith Blake
With nominations from: Grange Farm Primary, St Theresa’s Catholic Primary and Calverly Parkside Primary
Individuals Under 11
Presented by Councillor Roger Harrington, Councillor for Gipton and Harehills
With nominations from: Katie Jones, Seth Powell and Zion Webber, Ethan Sherridan, Finn Spellacy, Ben Worth
Community Groups Under 11
Presented by Mark Catley, stage and TV writer.
With nominations from: Sanctuary Housing, Lifeforce, Ebor Gardens
Schools & Community Groups
Presented by Adam Ogilvie, Executive Member for Leisure and SkillsWith
With nominations from: 1st Stanningley Scout Troop, Carr Manor Community School, Willow Young Carers
Individuals 12 – 15
Presented by Dominic Brunt, film director and producer and Danny Miller, Actor
With nominations from: William Burns & Luke Moran, Dan Moore, Amy Beedle
Schools and Colleges 14 – 19
Presented by Councillor Jane Dowson, Deputy Executive Board Member (Learning)
With nominations from: Leeds city college, Carr Manor Community School, Leeds City College Creative Media Production
Presented by Marc Allot, Creative Services Director at Logistics
With nominations from: Kara Nelson, Oliver Broadbent, Alfie Barker
MediaFish Perspective Award
Presented by Martin Grund, Acting Director Leeds Young Film
Nominations from: Calverly Parkside Primary – Key Stage 2, Kara Nelson – Individuals, William Burns & Luke Moran – Individuals 12-15.
MediaFish is a group of young people aged 14 – 19 who are passionate about film. Together they help plan, programme and run the Leeds young film festival, represent Leeds and the Uk at other Film festivals and have even made their own films.
Special thanks to this year’s partners and sponsors:
Artforms, Leeds Young Films Festival, Leeds City Learning Centres, Breeze and Logistik.
Prep the Props – Golden Owl Awards 2013
The props are being ‘unbubblewrapped’ in preparation for tonights ceremony. The team have been fed and watered. The technology is set up ready to tweet, blog and share with the world.
There aren’t many people here yet, but logistiks and the team are here and ready.
General Video of the Town Hall set up.
Check back soon for posts as the day progresses…
Looking Back at The Golden Owl Awards 2012
Lets remind ourselves of last years Golden Owl Awards, the fabulous “OSCARS” style event which took a place at Leeds Town Hall in March 2012.
The awards represents the culmination of an exciting film competition open to all schools in Leeds and offers a public platform to celebrate the best of young people’s film making across the city.
We can’t wait for The Golden Owls 2013!
For LCC Colleagues here is the direct link: GOLDEN OWLS
We would like to say a big thank you to the hard-working crew! Without you we wouldn’t be able to have such a successful day!
Thank you to:
- Trust Ncube
- Leeroy Chamunorwa
- Daniel Willis
- Emily Sambidge
- Samson Kunin
- Benjamin Fingret
- Millie Bickler
- Shihab Uddin
- Afnan Rashid
- Charley – Mae Foster
- Imran Naushad
- Yash Raval
- Harry Tidswell
We would like to say a big thank you to CLC members of staff who were involved in the event:
Jelena Zindovic and Graham Ponton (student coordinators and organisers)
Chris Boylan, Steve Limb and Tom Yau (in charge of the technical aspects of the event).
We are looking forward to next years event already!
Winners and Awards
The winners are:
3 – 7 years category
Shire Oak CE Primary: ‘The Monkey Who Wanted to Fly’
8 – 11 years category
Calverley Parkside Primary: ‘The Hat’
12 – 15 years category
The Zone Youth Centre: ‘Where DId All the Bagels Go?’
16 – 19 years category
Leeds City College: ‘Devil Take The Hindmost’
Mixed age category
East Leeds FM (Heads Together): ‘The Story Seller’
Alfie Barker: ‘Imagine’
Interviews of the VIPs
Our presenting team were lucky enough to be able to grab a few of the VIPs and attendees. Check out their short interviews below…
Winner – Alfie Barker (Roundhay High School)
Lord Mayor Councillor Reverand Alan Taylor
Councillor Judith Blake
Director of Children Services -Nigel Richardson
Arts Manager – Artforms – David Prosho
Stage and TV Writer – Mark Catley
Red Carpet Arrivals
People are flocking in like sheep here to support the people getting awards, or just for fun. The event seems to bee a huge success with over 600 guest having arrived so far…
Video Interviews of some VIPs coming soon…