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Eye film-makers win national award

PUBLISHED: 17:28 22 April 2009 | UPDATED: 11:03 12 July 2010

A group of young volunteer film-makers from Eye have won a national award.

The group, all aged between 16 and 25 years, are from the Eye Arts Club gained the accolade for producing a film that promotes greater understanding and communication between younger and older people.

A group of young volunteer film-makers from Eye have won a national award.

The group, all aged between 16 and 25 years, are from the Eye Arts Club gained the accolade for producing a film that promotes greater understanding and communication between younger and older people.

The prize, for best camerawork, was awarded through their participation in the nationwide BOOM! volunteering and film-making project. More than 3,500 youth clubs across the country have taken part.

BOOM! is a partnership project involving Clubs for Young People, the youth volunteering charity 'v', MTV and youth engagement agency TomTom nation. Apple provides all participants with free film-editing hardware and software, and training support.

Young people wanting to get involved should contact Becky Hedgcock on 0116 275 5676, or email becky.hedgcock@clubsforyoungpoeple.org.uk

More information on BOOM! can be found at the project website www.boomnation.net


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