Pro Moviemaker March/April 2024 - Web


The entries are coming in thick and fast for our prestigious filmmaking contest, which honours the best creative work the industry has to offer A fter a successful debut edition last year, the 2024 Pro Moviemaker Filmmaker of the Year Awards started on excellence within both long- and short-form content for commercial categories, which include promotional films, documentaries, music videos and much more.

to attract entries from the day the contest opened – and the quality is already high. But, there’s still plenty of time to get involved by entering the only worldwide awards that recognise independent filmmaking companies and individuals. These accolades highlight the heroes of filmmaking who generate stunning documentaries, promotional films, music videos, marketing films, event coverage, sport, wedding or social media content and more. These are hard-working image makers who create original and innovative films. From YouTube and Vimeo uploads to branded content, live streams and lots more, there are various incredible films from little-known creatives - the core of professional filmmaking around the globe. Where low budget doesn’t equate to anything less than great content. Pro Moviemaker magazine’s Filmmaker of the Year Awards focus

For professional filmmakers or those starting out on the ladder, these awards are for you: a chance to have your work recognised and celebrated. Entrants can be individuals or part of a larger team. Simply send in the link to your chosen entry online or submit work directly. We aim to streamline the process, eliminating the need to create and shoot bespoke new content. However, there is also an open category where anything goes. During the contest, which runs until 15 May for entries, Pro Moviemaker will shine a spotlight on some of the entries deserving special mention. In this issue, we showcase excellent examples from the commercial, documentary and editing categories. The awards will be judged by a panel of experts on idea and final execution. Originality, creativity and excellence are what’s important, not how many views the piece has had.

“For professional filmmakers or those only just starting out, these awards are a chance for your work to be recognised and celebrated”



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