School Competition: Bank, Camera, Action

Bank, Camera, Action is our annual film competition for secondary school students aged 11 to 18 in the UK.

Competition winners announced

Thank you to everyone who took part in our film competition. Congratulations to our worthy winners.

Our topic was ‘What will money be like in the future?’ which was also the theme of our 'Future Forum'. You sent us a wonderful range of creative films that included everything from news articles and interviews to cartoons and dance!

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Key Stage 4: years 10 and 11 (age 14 to 16) and overall winner

Charles Darwin School, Biggin Hill, Kent

Key Stage 3: years 7, 8 and 9 (age 11 to 14)

The Island Free School, Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Key Stage 5: years 12 and 13 (age 16 to 18)

Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood, Greater London

Special Educational Needs

Forest Approach Academy, Romford, Essex

Most creative

Woodford County High School, Woodford Green, Essex


Technically impressive

Calder High School, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire


The winning school in each category gets £600 to spend on filmmaking equipment. The overall winning school gets an additional £600. 

Each winning filmmaking student gets a £25 Amazon voucher. The overall winners get a £50 Amazon voucher. 

Every school who entered the competition gets a trophy and each filmmaker gets a certificate.

Last year's winners

The theme for our competition last year was ‘What independence means to me’. Watch the winning films.
This page was last updated 27 February 2019
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