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Rotary Young Filmmaker 2020: The national results

Rotary Young Filmmaker 2020: The national results

After being given a theme of ‘through my eyes’, Rotary Young Filmaker participants used their imaginations and brought their ideas to life through the media of film.

Rotary Great Britain and Ireland is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Young Filmmaker competition.

Young Filmmaker is the newest edition to the Rotary Youth Competitions where Rotary is involved in developing skills of the future generation.

Learn more about other Rotary Youth competitions here.

The aim is to encourage young people to experiment with different techniques and express their ideas through the medium of film.

Rotary Young Filmmaker 2020 is proudly sponsored by Into Film.

This year’s theme was ‘Through my Eyes’.


1st Place – Eden Quine-Taylor, Crickhowell Rotary 

Eden’s film called ‘Aunt Lizzie’. When a grandson is given a present from his Grandmother at Christmas, he discovers a letter which was sent to her many years ago.

The letter is from a young farm boy revealing a story from the Grandmothers past when she had to move from the city leaving her family, and belongings to live in the countryside.

The young farm boy writes the letter reflecting on how they met, and how their relationship grew before he was sent of to fight for our country during the war.


2nd Place – Grace Kind, Narberth & Whitland Rotary 

Grace created an animation of two people Owen and Lola, trying to find their way out of an unknown place. They support one another when they are lost in a dark place until Lola thinks she has a worked out a way out. The end reveals Own and Lola are trapped in someone’s mind.

If you are interested in getting involved in the 2020/21 Rotary Young Filmmaker Competition, download the 2020/21 competition Information Pack and Poster and contact your local Rotary club for an entry form.