The selection process has been a difficult stage. I hate to judge peoples work because art is in the eye of the creator and I feel it is all valid. However it has not been unpleasant, we all had a great time watching film after film, each one bringing something new. If we continue to expand the entry quantity and quality the way this year has gone I can see the festival having to be spread over several days and venues.
I would like to thank everyone from sponsors, selection panel, volunteers and students of Leeds City College for their tireless efforts to get this far, we have one final push to get everything in place, the hard work starts here. I would like to also thank the film community for the fantastic support.
I am the co-director, event coordinator, manager call it what you like but I am just the facilitator for RATMA. My role is to take ideas, polish them and try to make them reality for RATMA 2014