- November 7, 2012
- Posted by: Carwyn Jones AM
- Category: Latest News
Now in its 10th year, It’s My Shout Productions Ltd specialises in producing short films for television and screen.
The majority of their productions are linked with community associations, drama groups, primary schools and F.E. & H.E establishments. They look to provide hands on training for young people, alongside industry professionals. The aim is to engage young people in a creative activity that can not only inspire and grow confidence, but also to provide them with hard & soft skills which can be transferable in every aspect of their lives.
Each summer they produce 6 short films as part of a national summer television training scheme in which hundreds of young people from across Wales participate. For 2012 all six short films will be supported and broadcast by BBC Cymru | Wales.
Trainees are encouraged to gain experience on the wide variety of roles on offer, including; Acting, Directing, Assistant Directing, Production, Script Writing, Continuity, Camera, Sound, Hair & Make-Up, Costume design, Set & Prop design, Location scouting, Editing and Event Management.
Prior to broadcast on BBC Cyrmu | Wales, It’s My Shout a Premiere and Awards Ceremony to showcase the films and to celebrate the achievements of the trainees involved.
Carwyn Jones AM presented an ‘Outstanding achievement’ award to actor Aneurin Barnhard and gave a keynote speech praising the hard work and achievements of all who have been involved with It’s My Shout.
Bridgend AM Carwyn Jones said, “From it’s humble beginnings at the Odeon cinema in Bridgend, It’s My Shout has reached a significant milestone as they celebrate a decade of inspiring, empowering and encouraging young film-makers, artists and production staff.
It’s My Shout has led the way in harnessing and highlighting talent across the Borough and beyond. I am proud to see the hard work of all involved celebrated in such a tremendous fashion at Wales’ Millennium Centre.”
More photos from the night can be found on:
Carwyn’s flickr site