London creative agency AMV BBDO has launched a new platform to connect global filmmaking talent with client content opportunities. The platform is open to talent ranging from film students and social influencers to established directors working through production companies.
Regular paid briefs from leading brands for the international creative community
Work with Flare, BBDO’s brand content specialist and winner of over 80 major awards
Start your film career, build a reel and get support from the Flare Foundation
Two £25,000 NFTS scholarships for best emerging filmmaking talent
Flare Studio is arranged in three tiers, allowing briefs to be matched to levels of experience – and budgets. Open Studio opportunities offer payment for the best finished films while projects in Studio Plus and Studio Pro have bigger budgets and, in some cases, include payment for shortlisted treatments. Most briefs call for multiple films.
REGISTER NOW – THE FIRST BRIEFS ARE LIVE
Flare Studio has launched with a call for Cesar films from partner Mars, a brand with a heritage of innovation and award-winning work. You can register here.
THE FLARE FOUNDATION: NFTS PARTNERSHIP
Mars and AMV BBDO will also be partnering with the UK’s National Film and Television School as a way to give back to the content-making community. Together, these organizations will offer two £25,000 scholarships to the National Film and Television School. The activity will signal the launch of The Flare Foundation, which will put a portion of its sales revenue to training those who are active on the platform. The Foundation will go live in 2017, offering scholarships, grants for equipment, training courses and work placements.
“Flare Studio and the concept of curated crowdsourcing is an incredibly exciting and progressive idea that our students are most certainly going to benefit from. We are extremely grateful for Mars and BBDO’s support in giving our students this opportunity as well as the scholarship. We take this area of creative filmmaking very seriously and have recently announced a new Directing Commercials and Promos Diploma. We expect the students who enrol in this exciting new course to be very involved in our work with Flare Studio.”
Nik Powell, National Film and Television School director