Govyn Kernewek Award Update

There are now only two and a bit weeks left until the deadline for the Govyn Kernewek Award 2010 - don't forget to send us your ideas to be in with a chance of getting £5,000.00 to make a short film!

The GOVYN KERNEWEK AWARD is a competitive annual commission of £5,000 to make a short film using Kernewek. The award is supported by Cornwall Film Festival, MAGA and awen productions cic. We are looking for a great idea for a short film that uses Kernewek (the Cornish language) wholly or substantially in an interesting way.

It must be viable to make within the £5,000 budget and be completed and delivered by 30th September 2010. We accept ideas of any genre. The suggested title for GK10 is ‘Yn Termyn Eus Passyes’ (Once Upon A Time…)

Your proposal must be for a short film with a maximum duration of 20 mins. Your proposal should include a synopsis of your idea, relevant experience, and, if appropriate, details of your proposed production team. Entries are welcome from individuals or teams where the writer, director or producer is resident in Cornwall. To submit your idea, please email a two-page proposal and two-page CV to: with GK10 as the subject.



15 Nov 2009
Launch GK10 at Cornwall Film Festival 2009

31 Jan 2010
Deadline for submissions

12 Feb 2010
Shortlist announced

22 Feb 2010
Interviews & decision

30 Sep 2010

For further information, email or call Denzil on 07886 723896


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