Feb 19, 2019

2019 Young Scientist Film Awards

  • Crimson Education
  • Worldwide


The Young Scientist Film Awards is the annual COBIS science competition in partnership with National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in London. It is open to COBIS member schools and non-member schools for students in KS1-KS5. For this competition, students are asked to make an exciting film celebrating the diversity and excitement of science.

More info here.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range



Previous winners set a very high standard 

Participation Cost

COBIS member schools is £150 for up to three films and £50 per additional film after this. Non-member schools can enter for £200 for up to three films and then £75 per additional film.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

Need media (film) making and editing skill including with science knowledge

Time Commitment

3-5 hour per week for preparation filming and editing

Application Deadline

15 Mar 2019

Application Process Includes

1. Read the competition rules below

2. Promote the competition in your school  (download poster here)

3. Select your team – identify student talent in film making, presenting, explaining etc.

4. Register intent to participate by entering your contact details here

5. Make your film/s!

6. By 22 February 2019

Get real scientists to provide feedback on a draft edit of your film(s):

Share film file (using wetransfer or similar) with cobisfilms@npl.co.uk

7. Submit films

For each film:

- register information here

- (to permit broadcast), return the release form to cobisfilms@npl.co.uk

- share film file (by wetransfer or similar) with cobisfilms@npl.co.uk

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