Sky Movies HD Indie

Sky Movies today launches an exciting competition in search of the nations's new rising star of UK film-making. The competition will give one lucky winner the unique opportunity to have their own HD film financed and broadcast on Sky Movies Indie HD.

Sky Movies Indie HD, in association with The Independent and Skillset is inviting aspiring film makers to submit their own one-page treatment for a 10 minute HD short film. A panel of industry experts will consider these treatments including Sky Movies’ Movie Geek presenter Josh Howie, before announcing the winner in December. The winning film maker will be awarded £5,000 for equipment hire to shoot and edit their film in High Definition. The film will then be shown on Sky Movies Indie HD in the New Year.

Sky Movies Indie HD is devoted to screening the best in independent film and has now become the tenth channel on the Sky Movies network to be transmitted in high definition, ensuring that independent movie fans can enjoy the widest variety of films in the highest quality.

The Sky Movies independent film competition closes at midday on Friday 4th December.  To enter, simply email a one-page treatment to: or post to: Sky Movies Indie HD – Short Film Competition, BSkyB Ltd, Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 5QD

For further information, along with terms and conditions, please see: