Great British Refurb Film Competition

Darren Shirley

The Great British Refurb film competition asked the UK's budding creative talent to create a film that would help change the thinking on how to make energy efficiency attractive and to help encourage the mass take‐up of energy‐saving improvements in homes.

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The Great British Refurb film competition asked the UK's budding creative talent to create a film that would help change the thinking on how to make energy efficiency attractive and to help encourage the mass take‐up of energy‐saving improvements in homes.

The judges of professionals have chosen their winners. Now you can choose yours from the shortlisted and those we liked so much they deserve a special mention. 'Like' the films you think are the best and tell us which ones you think will inspire homeowners to take up energy efficiency.

The competition ran from 1st December 2011 to 16th January 2012. The winners were announced on 30th January at an event held at Channel 4.

The judges winning entries:
1st place: Janet
2nd place: C'Mon Britain! Insulate
3rd place: Eco-Home Boys

The competition was judged by Kevin McCloud (of Grand Designs), Greg Barker MP (Energy Minister), Katherin Paterson (Marketing Director at B&Q), Richard Edwards (CEO, Wildscreen), David Parry (product expert at Canon UK), and Georgie Bridge (head of design at WWF-UK)

Other films that made the shortlist:
• Bert's Great Idea
• A Sustainable Home
• Energy Ad – Original
• Electreecity

Special mentions:
• The Hamster
• The Little Things
• Eco Daze
• Energy Ad - Directors Cut
• The Home Shell Investment
• Don’t get left behind. Recycle

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