ARE YOU IN FOR A CREATIVE FILM CHALLENGE?

Prove us your worth and represent our country at Cannes Lions. You’ll stand a chance to conquer the stage and receive a medal in the prestigious Young Lions Film Competition.

 

 

>> WHAT IS THE YOUNG LIONS FILM COMPETITION?

48 hours to edit a 60″ commercial

Imagine having only 48 hours to film and edit a 60-second commercial, filmed entirely on a camera that the festival provides. This is the challenge that young creatives face in the Film Competition at Cannes Lions.

Brightfish is looking for the best Belgian Young Lions Film team who will represent our country in Cannes from 22 June until 26 June 2020.  To participate in this international Competition, you will first need to get selected = win the Competition in Belgium.

Then the Belgian team will compete with more than 45 other Young Lions film teams to win a Film medal on stage.

 

>> WHO ARE YOU?

Art directors, producers, film makers, creatives

You are a creative team with strategic insight and film editing skills.

  • Each team consists of two Belgian young professionals not older than 30 years old by 26 June 2020. You hold the Belgian nationalilty and you were born on or after 26 June 1989.
  • You both work in creative communications, advertising, digital agencies, typically as art director, producer, film maker or creative.
  • Freelancers will be accepted to compete in this competition.
  • In-house creative teams from client companies will be accepted to compete in this competition.
  • You ‘re a Apple Final Cut Pro wizard.

 

>> YOUR MISSION

From script to shortlist to film to Cannes
1. Send us your script before 19/4
    • Team up and download the brief by a charity about their communication challenge
    • Come up with an original idea in response to the brief
    • Translate the creative idea into a script. At this moment you don’t need to film your footage
    • Enter your script before Sunday 19 april 2020 midnight
2. Get shortlisted by the Belgian jury on 28/4
    • The jury will judge every script and make a shortlist of the selected teams. This will be announced on 28 April to all participants via mail.
3. Selected teams will submit their film before 10/5
    • The shortlisted teams will have the chance to film their script
    • Submit your film here
    • Deadline to send the film: Sunday 10 May 2020 midnight
4. Receive your ticket to Cannes 13/5!
    • On Wednesday 13 May we will organize a jury screening with all selected teams. Supporting colleagues are welcome.
    • Agenda
      • 16h00 Screening 
      • 18h00 Announcement of the winner
      • 18h30 Drink
    • Venue: UGC Mechelen (to be confirmed)

 
>> WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

Aside from experience, honor, fame

    • A unique access to the official Cannes Lions Young Film Competition

    • 2 x roundtrip airline tickets Brussels – Cannes

    • 2 x Young Lions festival passes with access to all sessions

    • Accommodation during the Cannes Lions festival 2020

    • Who knows: a medal onstage! The Gold winning Film team win passes and accommodation for the following years Festival.