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Roger Gale calls for musicians and film-makers to enter Rock the House and Film the House - 29th February 2016

Sir Roger Gale is supporting musicians and film-makers from North Thanet and Herne Bay by calling for local artists to enter Parliament’s two largest creative competitions, Rock the House and Film the House.

The competition, now in its fifth year, offers the opportunity to put local musicians and film-makers in direct contact with the movers and shakers of the two industries and to have the best of North Thanet`s talent take front and centre stage. Judged by the leading lights of industry, with prizes ranging from festival slots, studio time and top-notch equipment, the Rock the House and Film the House competitions are a pioneering opportunity to showcase what North Thanet has to offer, raising awareness about the importance of Intellectual property (IP) to our creative industries and country.

Dates for the 2016 competitions are:
• 1st May, closing date for entries to MPs
• 31st May, closing date for MPs to announce their constituency nominations
• 20th June, final battle of the bands
• 4th July, awards ceremony

More information on how to apply for each competition can be found at:
• Rock the House – www.rockthehouseuk.com
• Film the House – www.filmthehouse.com

Sir Roger has said:
“I welcome the return of Parliament’s most-hotly contested competitions, and would urge all local musicians and film-makers to enter Rock the House and Film the House. This is an excellent opportunity for to celebrate our local talent and, as all nominations are judged by industry experts, there is no finer chance for our musicians and film-makers to gain exposure.”

Rock legend and actor, Alice Cooper said:
“Rock the House is a great project which celebrates the fantastic diversity of the British music scene and gives musicians a vehicle through which to hold their legislators accountable about protecting the music industry’s intellectual property.”

For more information on how to enter Rock the House go to www.rockthehouseuk.com;
and for Film the House www.filmthehouse.com.

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