The prize for the Insight Student Filmmaker Award 2016 is a six-week internship with Loyola Productions in Hollywood.
The winner has the chance to work on real film projects with Loyola Productions, to learn what it takes to work for a film production company and get a taste of Hollywood.
As part of the prize, the Insight Film Festival pays for flights to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and accommodation in the city. Insight also gives a generous contribution towards living costs.
Here is how the prize came about
Eddie Siebert, President, Loyola Productions, met up with Insight’s Founding Director, John Forrest, at Loyola’s offices in Culver City, Los Angeles: