We invite you to enter our monologue initiative competition #yamic if you are under 25 and #mamic if you are any age above 25

It starts from Monday 1 February and will close on: EXTENDED TO SATURDAY 20 FEB, 2021 Winners will be announced on Monday 8 March, 2021




Showreel piece written exclusively for you by Simon O'Corra (www.wordsforactors.com) and your actor partner,filmed by Lumino Films- Worth £120. For 2 adults and 2 children, overall winners.

English Speaking entrants only, but open worldwide.

Only one entry per person.

4 categories:
A ages 12 and under
B ages 13-17
C ages 18-25
D ages 25 plus (all other adults)

Own choice monologue.

£10 to enter.
Cash Prizes.
1 winner and 1 runner up each section all genders judged together.

So 4 winners, 4 runners up plus audience favourite 1 winner 1 runner up so total 5 winners 5 runners up.

The more who enter the higher the prize.

50% of entrance money divided between the winners, 50% goes towards funding the last The Nightriders scene.(our period drama)

So eg if 100 enter then each prize winner gets £80 and runners up get £20.

1 extra prize for public vote, ie the monologue that gets the most views and likes wins a prize between all categories. Each person can only vote once and not for their own monologue.

This gives actors a big promotion as many will watch your monologue.

Last year was very successful. 50 entered, but that was just children and young adults. This year we have expanded to include everyone.

Let’s make it even more this year.

If you didn’t win last year don’t give up because it was really close in some cases so please try again. Previous winners can also win again.

The winners will be promoted across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

By entering you agree that Lumino Films has the rights to use the clip for promotional purposes in perpetuity.

Monologues will be judged on:

1.Original interpretation.

2.Believability and natural performance

3.Voice, expression, inflection and pace

4. Facial expressions

5. Use of hands and body to enhance the performance

6. Overall standard of the performance


What you have to do is:

1. Enter by paying as below. £10 per entry

2. Share and retweet our posts as much as possible to increase the prize amounts and encourage more people to enter.

3. Perform any monologue,  length up to 3 minutes and upload to youtube.

Make sure you have the setting on public. Add the hashtag #yamic 0-25yrs) or #mamic (25-100yrs)

Or you can upload directly to you tube and post to my pinned tweet if you dont have a you tube channel, but monologues need to be 2.20 mins max.

4. Then post the URL of your youtube to my pinned tweet on @luminofilms. If you haven't got a twitter account message me.

Add your name and age group so

eg Ilirian Bushi -age 16



5. You can use a monologue you have previously made but the fun and challenge is to make a new one.

6. Share your link on my twitter feed to as many people as possible and get them to vote for you on twitter. The person with the most hearts (likes) will win an audience favourite prize. People can only vote once and we will do random checks to see if people are voting for more than one. You cannot vote for your own monologue.

7. Do not send me monologues or upload them elsewhere and send a link. These will be disqualified if not agreed in advance. I may do an fb place you can post them as an alternative if enough need it.




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AGES 17-22                                                            AGES 12-16                                                                                                            AGES 7-11

WINNER: Lucy Edington-Brown                      WINNER: Ilirian Bushi                                                                                          WINNER: Alfie Gosnay

Runner Up -  Fiona Bergin                                 Runner Up - Joshua Atoyebi                                                                            Runner Up - Jake Kemp

WINNER : Joseph Stanley                                  JOINT WINNERS: Erin Greaves, Ashlynn Price                                              WINNER: Melanie Gibson

Runner Up - Christopher Pilbeam                  Runners Up: Jasmin Horton, Matilda Brookes-Jones, Fay Burwell        Runner Up - Mimi McAdam

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