Magazine article Screen International

Guiding Lights Select Candidates for Training Scheme

Magazine article Screen International

Guiding Lights Select Candidates for Training Scheme

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Guiding Lights is run by Lighthouse and majority funded by the Creative Skillset Film Skills Fund as part of A Bigger Future 2, the UK film skills strategy.

Lighthouse and Creative Skillset have announced the twelve candidates selected for the 2013 edition of their training scheme Guiding Lights.

The 12 participants from across the UK and Ireland have worked over a range of creative disciplines including TV, theatre, animation, documentary, music videos and commercials. For the first time, Lighthouse invited UK film journalists and critics to help in the final stages of the assessment process.

"We had a phenomenal response to our call for applications with over 310 submissions received from emerging writers, producers and directors. The standard of applicants was exceptionally high and it was a tough process to whittle them down to the final dozen. This year's mentees promise to be one of the strongest groups yet," commented Lighthouse artistic director Honor Harger.

Harger continued: "Among their achievements so far are an Emmy award, a Grierson award, a Microwave greenlit feature and two BAFTA nominations to name just a few. …

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