Grow On, Film It!

Submission for film entries will close at 5pm on Friday, 17 June

Grow On, Film It!

Edible Playgrounds Grow On, Film It CompetitionJoin Edible Playgrounds and 10,000 young London growers for Food Growing Schools: London #Growathon – the biggest school food growing challenge of the year. To celebrate we’re running a short film competition about planting, sowing, growing, gardening, and harvesting healthy food at school! There are some amazing gardening and growing prizes to be won so grab those smart phones, ipads or video cameras, and start recording.

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Growing On Film

    • Feel free to be as creative as you like! Show us what you are planting and growing, show off your biggest and best fruit and veg, tell us why you love growing food, and don’t forget to show off those gardening skills!
    • Add music, graphics, testimonials and anything else you’d like your short film to feature
    • Trim, cut and edit those films down to 3 mins and under (please note: films that are substantially over 3 minutes may be disqualified)
    • There is no limit to how many short films each school can submit, which means fun class projects for all!

How to Enter

Photo consent – please only share photographs and footage of individuals when a) you have received permission to include them, and b) they are happy for Trees for Cities and our partners to use them to promote our activities.

To submit your film please send via WeTransfer to with the following information:

    • Contact Name
    • Your School’s Name
    • Number of pupils involved in growing at your school

Once we have received your film we’ll get in touch to confirm receipt.

Entries close: Friday, 17 June 2016


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1st Prize – £500 worth of gardening and growing equipment
2nd Prize –  £100 worth of gardening and growing equipment
Everyone’s Prize – Every school submitting a short film will receive a seasonal growing pack 

The short films will appear on our YouTube channel and here on our website. Horticulturalist and Trees for Cities patron Chris Collins will be judging the competition. The winning entry and school will be announced at the end of the school year. 

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