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25 Shortlisted for Film Competition

 

The final round of the Jamaican EU’s short film competition has shortlisted 25 film makers. The candidates have until November 16th to submit their 3-5-minute films on the theme: “My Environment: a heritage to be protected.” The 25 were among a larger group that participated in a mandatory workshop on cinematography, storytelling, editing and post-production. The winners will be announced on December 12, 2019. The top prize is a trip to Europe to take part in a film course.

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