straight 8

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if you have a straight 8 in you

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shootout 2016

straight 8 industry shootout 2016 screened june 23rd 11am cinema les arcades, cannes - and rescreened in london on july 13th, at a sold out uk premiere at picturehouse central

shootout 2016 was presented by the apa, in association with creature of london and more great partners below.

it was the only screening at cannes advertising festival where none of the work had ever been seen before - and we show every film made no matter how it comes out.  here are the companies that took up our challenge - thanks for your bravery!

DIRTY FILMS // IRIS WORLDWIDE // ROGUE FILMS // BBH // MAD COW // ADAMANDEVEDDB // PARTIZAN // MOTHER // LUCKY GENERALS // HUGE STUDIO // THE WAGON // SAATCHI // ROTHCO // AARDMAN // ROCKHOUND // GREAT GUNS // FINAL CUT // HERO MEDIA

eighteen films were shown

the results were:

1st place

jamella - the wagon

€3000 goes to small steps project

watch the film here

 

2nd place & audience award

lucy - rock hound

€2000 goes to british heart foundation

watch the film here

 

3rd place

portrait of shame - rothco

€1000 goes to cystic fibrosis ireland

watch the film here

 

each team chose which charity they'd donate their prize pot to. straight 8 donated all ticket money to the fireflies ride's fundraising for bloodwise

thanks to all our partners and to everyone who entered and came to either or both of our early morning premieres


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thanks to all our 2016 shootout partners


watch highlights from the straight 8 industry shootout below


see our full shootout 2016 report here