Elysium Neurological Sponsors UKABIF Film Awards 2018

The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) Film Award 2018, sponsored by Elysium Neurological, is now open for entries from everyone that has an interest, or experience, in Acquired Brain Injury.

This year’s UKABIF Film Award will acknowledge, recognise and reward a short film, of no more than 30 seconds duration that enhances the understanding of Acquired Brain Injury.  It can focus on neurorehabilitation in hospital, and/or in the community, and/or in school, and/or in prison or in connection with sport.

Andrew Bateman UKABIF Chair said: “We’ve launched the Film Award in Brain Awareness Week to raise awareness of Acquired Brain Injury and the need for neurorehabilitation.  A 30-second film will have social media applications so entries must be relevant, impactful, and very much to the point.  The winners will be announced at our Annual Conference on the 5th November 2018”.

Joy Chamberlain, Chief Executive, Elysium Neurological said: “We’re delighted to be sponsoring this Film Award.  Neurorehabilitation is an essential part of the patient care pathway following an Acquired Brain Injury, and it will be interesting to see how entrants get that message across in their films”.

UKABIF is encouraging entries from individuals with a brain injury, their families or carers, students, the general public, care providers and voluntary organisations, as well the rehabilitation multidisciplinary team, doctors in primary and secondary care, case managers, personal injury lawyers and social care workers.  The UKABIF Film Award is open to UKABIF members and non-members in the UK.

There are four prizes of £250 to the winners.   The deadline for entries is the 28th September 2018 – films entered after this date will not be considered.  Winners will be announced no later than the 5th November 2018.

For further information and details on how to enter please visit: www.ukabif.org.uk/filmaward

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