Edible Films - sponsor our film competition for 2014

We would like to fund 3 film workshops where our team work with kids to create the pilot films.

We would also like to make a bit of a splash when we hold the Edible Films award ceremony - think you could help?

Please get in touch via our contact form.


Out Of The Blue writing competition - CLOSED

Our 2013 competition celebrated the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation.

The results will be announced after Christmas. Well done everyone for all the great poems and stories, we will enjoy reading them!

The brief was to write a short story of no more than 350 words or a poem of no more than 18 lines.

Theme: explore water myths and create your own mysterious poem or tale.

Prize:  fascinating books on sealife awarded by DK Books.



Competition status?: 

Hot Water Awards at the BFI went swimmingly

It was amazing! Pretty much a full house in the glorious NFT 3, and the joy of seeing all the films projected on vast scale - just fancy seeing a toy polar bear on a melting ice cube  projected to be 15 foot high. We will have lots more photo's and films of the event online soon and we hope the visiting schools and kids will post their snaps and share them.

Full report shortly!! Once we have a day off to recover.

The World's First Soft Oscars!


The Hot Water awards are on their way.

The hottest ticket in town, we'll be fighting off the press at 100 kids hit the BFI in London for the most famous awards ever given for film - the Soft Oscars made as a gift for the winning children by Cool it Schools special friend and supporter Lucy Moose of Stuff your Doodles.



Water poems


These two visual poems from Shiloh Home School, convey a powerful sense of unease.

Water Poem

Water Water Water

Hot Water film competition - CLOSED

Hot Water film competition

The theme was water. It could be a celebration of the planet's oceans, rivers and streams, or anything H2O-related that grabbed the participants imagination. The competition's called Hot Water to highlight water as the world's most precious resource.

The winning films were screened at the British Film Institute (BFI) on London's famous South Bank on November 26 2013. 

Length of film: 50 seconds, the length of a TV advert.

Competition status?: 

January 2013

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