#nsrFilmAwards 2015

Are you a student film maker? Now’s your chance to earn the recognition and acclaim you deserve! Along with the chance to have your film shown on Saturday night at the National Student Rodeo.

Oh... and in addition to every winner getting to take part in a one day Filming Workshop with Rattle Media, Palm are giving away a £1000 gear voucher to the overall winner!

We don’t mind where you film, or what the content is, the NSR film awards are aimed at rewarding the paddlers who are getting out there, getting creative, and inspiring others - all in the name of entertainment!


How to enter: Complete this registration form. If you need help, email any questions to hello@rattlemedia.co.uk with the subject "NSR FILM ENTRY 2015 HELP"

Early entries are already being populared on this here Pinterest board:


• Entries must be from current uni students in the UK but videos can be old(ish)

• Entries must be from NSR attendees

• Videos should be around 2-3 minutes in length

• For longer videos, a cut down version (trailer) should be submitted

Deadline: Monday February 9th (plenty of time after exams!)

A Shortlist of candidates will be listed in early 2015, along with final award categories.



Awards will be judged by an illustrious team of river rats, who have made the odd paddling film in their time:

Joe Rea Dickens

Producer of High, and chief explorer/journalist on the All India Kayak Expedition. relevantsite.com

Full movie: Too High (2013)

Nick Horwood

Director and producer of Vaniljesaus, former NSR boss.

Nick's first notable production, released before the days of YouTube, was Jam (2006)... Named after the only food they could afford in Norway.

Full movie: Vaniljesaus (2012)

Max Bilbow

Managing Director of Rattle Media, and Mastermind & Producer of the Means Of Production films.

While most people remember Max for Mop 1 & 2, his first notable appearance was was in Hypoxia (Big Hole Flushes); by far max's most viewed kayaking video.

Full movie & bonus material: Means of Production 2008

However their popularity pales in comparison (rather depressingly) to "Baby monkey fighting kitten".
See Max's Blog for top video production tips.

Dave Manby

Pioneer of the sport, and legend in his own time, Dave Manby was part of the 1976 British Dudh Kosi expedition that made history, becoming the first kayakers to descend the Dudh Kosi river that runs off Mount Everest. www.davemanby.com


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