Barking film school nominated for award for work with under 12s

Children at the BossCrown Film and Drama School in Barking. Picture: BossCrown

Children at the BossCrown Film and Drama School in Barking. Picture: BossCrown - Credit: Archant

A Barking film school has been nominated for Club of the Year in the Into Film Awards.

BossCrowns Film and Drama School, based at the Barking Rivergate Centre, is up for Club of the Year in the under 12 category,

The Into Film Awards. hosted by charity Into Film, recognise the involvement and achievements of five to 19-year-olds in the film industry.

CEO of Into Films Paul Reeves said: “With the current squeeze on arts and creative subjects in many schools, it is more important than ever that we’re able to recognise their importance, and demonstrate the hugely positive impact they have on young people’s lives and learning.

“I am very proud to be able to showcase such remarkable creative talent and passion for film, and equally proud of the film industry’s wonderful support of the awards.”


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The school are looking to repeat the success of last year, when they took home the Film of the Month award for eight-year-old Savannah Dias-Gill’s ‘The River Kingdom’.

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