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Announcing winners of #CFNorthLDN
04 Dec 2015
Announcing winners of #CFNorthLDN
……But what is #CFNorthLDN?
we are all about empowering entertainment and art. One of our core values is to
help creatives and make their dreams come true.
We do this through our competitions. Last month we ran a
competition with The Camden Roundhouse to find some of the hottest projects
from North London. As part of the competition the winners enter Phundee’s incubator programme. Over 9 weeks we
train the winners in various topics such as Profiling, Social Media, How to
create fantastic rewards and many more topics. All are designed so that our
winners have the best chance to raise finance for their incredible projects.
Let’s take a look at some of our winners and what category
they fit in.
Bert Roman – Move Me Dance – The best
way to describe this interactive dance performance is dance meets flash mob.
Move Me Dance encourage people from all ages and walk of life to learn basic
steps and then dance in public and get a crowd participating. Get your dance
shoes ready for February.
Rachel Johnson - Journey for Light – Exciting new dance
piece from Geordie Rachel Johnson and Experiential Dance Theatre Company.
Based on the Chilean miner disaster this contemporary dance piece explores the
disaster using dance and video in harmony, rumour has it that Pease Pudding
will be served at the interval.
– The Dancing Owl – Is an online platform where dancers will build a
sustainable life as artists. Gabi want to challenge the culture of dance as a
profession often dancers aren’t paid or paid little, The Dancing Owl wants to
fight for the rights of dancers and have it recognised as profession like any
other. ‘We do this because the world is
in need of Art, and our skills are needed in the world’ Gabi Serani.
Aseel Almolliyeh - Short film about redefining
one’s purpose and happiness after losing their dream. A middle aged pharmacist
who once had a dream of becoming a basketball player rethinks his life when an
incident brings him face to face with his long lost dream. Think White men
can’t jump meets Iraq.
Josh Okusanya – The Oki Oki Show – Josh bring his hilarious
comedy routine to Phundee. Needing to raise money for a web series The Oki Oki
show. In the show Josh plays 5 different characters all in his own
Charlie and Jason – Dirty Laundry
-Dirty Laundry is a narrative led drama
that touches on themes of mental health, drug addiction, love, hate and revenge
– but its core is good old-fashioned story-telling, with complex characters
that are consumed with dark secrets and inner conflict. All set in a Laundrette
in Barbican over 8 Episodes. Lizzy Graham the editor is also an Oscar winner
for best Action short film.
Sashen Naicker – Yatri – A thought
provoking film that is to challenge people’s views on Islam and in particular
to challenge Islamophobia in America. Yatri was created after seeing how the US
news media treats and portrays Muslims in the US and in other western
countries. After witnessing the same xenophobia come to the forefront of Barack
Obama's presidential campaign. Sashen wants the audience to see that no matter
where we come from in the world, we all have a lot more in common than we think
and there is more in life that unites us than constantly divides us.
Linda Walton – Daniel
in Babylon The Rock Opera - Having had successful operatic performance’s
already with her company Rainbow
Solid. Linda plans to bring The Bible’s sorry of Daniel in Babylon to life.
The story is about a young Hebrew captured in Jerusalem and taken to Babylon as
a slave. His unwavering faith keeps him alive when all the odds are stacked
against him. Facing almost sudden death in the lion’s den he succeeds in winning
respect and his people’s freedom. This story will appeal to a mixed audience of
all ages as it is action packed and compassionate.
Figga Figga – Body of
Work - The project is inspired by FIGGA, a three-rap trio from south-east
London Woolwich. The FIGGA vision is to
put together a five track EP of visuals for our listeners and viewers to
appreciate. The project brings together the views on modern day society, when
you come from a certain class. The aim is to having the spirit to motivate and
inspire others from all walks of life in the community and online. Each of the
five music visuals delivers mixed emotions to suit the sound. The story of
FIGGA is one to watch during the 8 weeks before the launch. Figga’s plan is to engage with people all
over the world who can also share our stories.
Bina Nanavati – Bollywood Borrowed – Is a
unique concept for anyone attending an Asian do. Bollywood Borrowed allows you
to rent Sarees, Lenghas, Sherwanis and accessories for weddings and parties
alike. Predominately aimed at a non-Asian market it is the perfect place to go
for everyone to get involved with Asian culture and get in the mood. Click here to
see celebs wearing Bollywood Borrowed.
Cecilia Ferraro - Something told me to wake
up – Cecilia art installation is designed to provoke thought of our own
perspective.It is a tactile and sonorous experience, which reflects on
Cecilia life-long interest in observing nature’s origin of life and the
realization of the impermanence and uncertainty of existence. This is Cecilia
first art installation comprised of drawing, video projection on the surface
3,500 hand crafted ceramic leaves where 30 friends around the world answer
questions about themselves and nature to gain a unique perspective.
Hold tight for these wonderful projects on Phundee launching in February.
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