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Insight Student Filmmaker Award announces Hollywood winner
July, Manchester/London/LA – The winner of the Insight Film Festival Student Filmmaker Award 2017, proudly supported by the Jesuits in Britain, is Ben Capener with “CherryBerry”.Ben’s incredible winning entry follows the life of an African American preacher who uses his profession to make money and achieve celebrity between1960-1999. The story provides a foundation for reflection and discussion of a revolutionary time in American history.Ben won the 4rd annual Insight Student Filmmaker Award...
Image reads: the hero complex
In Hollywood movies and popular literature, we are often shown a hero as someone who, by going it alone, saves the world. But the ancient myths, and a good number of anthropologists, philosophers and psychologists, tell us that this kind of ‘hero’ is not the mature archetype of the true warrior or prophet. The mature saviour, prophet, or warrior is not ‘the hero’, but ‘the knight’.The difference is that the hero operates off his own agenda, whereas the knight is under someone else’s agenda. ‘...
Students in Northern England are being invited to Hollywood for a six week internship with a film production company in the movie capital of the world – if they can convince a panel of industry professionals that they can portray faith in film in a confident and creative way.The Jesuits of the Catholic Chaplaincy at the Universities of Manchester and the Insight Film Festival have collaborated to create the North of England Student Film Award 2014. The internship is being offered by...