The competition, which invited budding film directors to enter their own unique interpretation of ‘state your independence’.Entries were judged by renowned fashion photographer and film director Willem Jaspert to select one 1st prize winner.
The winning film, titled ‘Recycle your video tapes’ by Undercurrents shows how Welsh artist, Elaine Smith made a dress entirely from VHS video tape for a fashion show. Undercurrents were awarded with free clothing for a year.
The fashionably attired filmmaker from Undercurrents said today-
"It is marvelous to win and shows that when our imagination is used, we are capable of finding new uses for old materials such as old video tape. Just like anyone else, film makers have to be responsible for their waste products and ensure that they find a few more uses to keep them out of landfill.'
The winning film will be shown throughout the day in the emporium of consumerism, Republics new Westfield London store on 23rd May
Or the film can be watched here