Naomie Harris announced as ambassador for Into Film
- Bang Showbiz
- 10 November 2015
Naomie Harris has become the latest star to join the young people's charity Into Film as an ambassador after she was moved by the charity's annual awards earlier this year
Naomie Harris has been announced as the new ambassador for the young people's charity Into Film.
The 'SPECTRE' star, 39, has joined Eddie Redmayne, Sir Kenneth Branagh and Michael Sheen as representatives for the film education charity, which is supported by the British Film Institute (BFI) through Lottery funding, after she attended the Into Film Awards earlier this year.
She said: "I'm thrilled to be an ambassador for Into Film. I find it incredibly rewarding to be part of an organisation that uses film to inspire, educate and motivate young people."
She added: "Into Film has the ability to help set those involved on a journey of discovery, edification, creativity, storytelling and more, which I hold dear to my heart."
The charity aims to make film the heart of the educational and personal development of children aged between five and 19 by giving them the chance to experience film and the moving image creatively and critically, as well as learning about the possible industry and careers within it.
Harris, Redmayne, Branagh and Sheen support the charity through a number of ways, from visiting youngsters in schools as part of its Behind the Scenes programme, to supporting the Into Film Festival and Into Film Awards.
Meanwhile, Into Film is now taking entries for the second annual award ceremony, which will take place next March.
Closing date for submissions is January, 20, 2016.
For more information and to submit entries, please visit http://www.intofilm.org/into-film-awards.