Oystercatchers has announced its support for the Shiny New Directors Awards.
Shiny’s New Director Awards now run at the end of each month, and will alternate throughout 2021 between awards for newly signed directors and freelance directors.
“Shiny provide early point-of-entry awards for new directors at the beginning of their industry journey. By regularly showcasing newly signed director talent to the world’s leading ad agencies, and new freelance directors to record labels and branded content commissioners, we aim to provide a valuable and practical service to all involved. Our research showed production companies & directors want affordable awards with clear benefits, and Shiny meets that need. We’re so delighted that Oystercatchers, who work with so many leaders, are supporting us in that aim,” said Caroline Bottomley, founder & MD of Shiny.
Emma Cartwright of Oystercatchers added: “We love what Shiny are doing to support new directors, especially their work to improve access to top talent from all backgrounds. We’re delighted to support the Shiny New Director Awards."
The first New Director Awards of 2021 are on Wednesday 27th January, for new director signings to production companies.
They're judged live by VIP judges worldwide. ECDs, creative directors and heads of film.
Deadline for entries is Wednesday 20th January, the submission fee is an affordable £30 per video.