Film Competition

Introducing the winning Cycle Shorts...

Introducing the winning Cycle Shorts…
07/08/2012

In March we launched the first ever Cycle Shorts film competition, and last month we asked you which of the shortlisted films would inspire you to take to two wheels.   We’re pleased to announce that the winning film, after hundreds of you placed your votes in a tightly fought race, is ‘Cycle of Life’...

Cycle Shorts... the shortlist

Cycle Shorts… the shortlist
18/07/2012

On Monday night we had a wonderful evening out at Westbourne Studios showing our 8 shortlisted films in the first Cycle Shorts Film Competition. It was fantastic to meet all the film makers, and to have award winning director Richard Loncraine there to announce his winner.      Now we’re opening voting to you.  We’ve...

Bikeminded Wants You ...

Bikeminded Wants You …
20/06/2012

There is one more weekend to go until our Cycle Shorts’ filmmaking competition deadline, which is 5pm on 25th June 2012! And we have one last message for you …     Your short film can be anything you want it to be: any genre, any style, and with as many or as few characters...

Cycle Shorts: Deadline Extension

Cycle Shorts: Deadline Extension
14/06/2012

The deadline for the Cycle Shorts filmmaking competition has now been extended to 5pm on Monday 25th June 2012.   With the run of bad luck we’ve been having with the weather, we understand that some people haven’t had the chance to make the short films which they have been planning to. So with this little bit...

Cycle Shorts: A Camera In Your Bicycle Basket?

Cycle Shorts: A Camera In Your Bicycle Basket?
25/05/2012

Happy Friday! Who is heading to the beach this weekend? Or if you’re not leaving London then what about some riverside or park life chilling?   If you are getting on your bike this weekend and still need to shoot your Cycle Shorts footage, then why don’t you put your camera into your front bicycle...

Cycle Shorts: How to use YouTube Video Editor

Cycle Shorts: How to use YouTube Video Editor
24/05/2012

So you’ve dashed outside into the gorgeous sunshine, shot your Cycle Shorts footage and now you need to turn it into a film?   Did you know that there is a free editing facility on YouTube? Here, have a watch.     If this isn’t for you, take a look at the video-maker’s description where...

Cycle Shorts: Filming on Location

Cycle Shorts: Filming on Location
23/05/2012

Hurray! The sun is finally out and there are plenty more bicycles on the road. Isn’t it about time that we were allowed to enjoy our so-called British Summer Time?   And now that the clouds have dispersed and paved a way for the sunshine, we are thinking that perhaps more folks might be interested...

Cycle Shorts: 5 stories of Londoners (and their bicycles)

Cycle Shorts: 5 stories of Londoners (and their bicycles)
22/05/2012

We recently came across this short film about five Londoners and their daily lives with their bicycles. It is mostly made up of photo stills and cleverly uses sound to create movement within each image. Here, have a watch.     What do you think? Are you planning to use still photography in your Cycle Shorts...