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BUG: FULL TIME HOBBY – tickets on sale today, and Music Video Challenge launched

BUG: FULL TIME HOBBY – tickets on sale today, and Music Video Challenge launched

David Knight - 18th Sept 2014

Tickets go on sale today (Sept 18th) for BUG: FULL TIME HOBBY – a celebration of the highly creative and diverse music video output of one of the UK’s most respected indie labels, currently celebrating its 10th anniversary, to take place at on Monday, October 13th.

BUG and Full Time Hobby are also launching a Music Video Competition to make a music video for one of the label’s artists – the winning video to be shown on the night at the BFI, and the winning filmmaker also commissioned to make a further video for a Full Time Hobby artist.

The BUG show takes place as part of the SONIC strand at this year’s London Film Festival, in NFT1 at the BFI Southbank, and will feature videos for the likes of Tunng, White Denim, The Leisure Society, Fujiya & Miyagi, Erland & The Carnival and Timber Timbre.  This will kick off a week of live shows featuring FTH bands - under the monicker What The Hell Are You Doing? (named after the David Shrigley illustration gracing the cover of the labels’s 10th anniversary compilation).

The BUG: Full Time Hobby Music Video Challenge gives up-and-coming filmmakers, to make a music video for one of three tracks featured on FTH:10 compilation.

  •   The Leisure Society – The Last Of The Melting Snow
  •   Samantha Crain – For The Miner
  •   Tunng – The Roadside

The Leisure Society, Samantha Crain and Tunng tracks can be downloaded free from the Soundcloud BUG Full Time Hobby video contest pageFilmmakers who are interested in making a video for one of these tracks should read the Entry Requirements and terms and conditions attached here.

Entries should be uploaded to Vimeo and YouTube, and a link submitted to in order to quality for the competition, by Wednesday, October 8th.

The best video as chosen by the BUG team and Full Time Hobby co-owner Nigel Adams will be announced on Promo News on Friday October 10th, and then be screened at the BUG FTH special at the BFI Southbank on October 13th.

The winning filmmaker will also be commissioned to make a music video by Full Time Hobby within the next 12 months – and also win an exclusive Full Time Hobby 10th anniversary vinyl set.

Tickets for the BUG Full TIme Hobby show are now available from the BFI website 

David Knight - 18th Sept 2014


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