Grants for wanna-be film moguls

5th May 2000 at 01:00
A PIONEERING drive to turn youngsters into the next generation of British movie-makers was among the highlights of a pound;22 million investment package announced this week. The pound;1m Government-backed First Movies scheme, whic will give youngsters access to low cost digital technology, was pledged at the official launch of the new Film Council. The British Film Institute will receive pound;16 million for education and culture projects.

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