Our internationally acclaimed filmmakers’ competition was back for the third year running. The competition gives filmmakers a platform to showcase their work, network with contacts within their industry and receive some deserved recognition – something we love to see going on!

The festival accepts film shorts in the genres of drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, animation, crime and documentary. This year, the Festival received over 500 submissions, from 50 countries across the world.

We're delighted to announce this years winning films...

BEST DRAMA

Early Days, United Kingdom

BEST COMEDY

How it Feels to be Hungover, Sweden

BEST SCI-FI

Trauma Industries, France

BEST HORROR/THRILLER

Damian, Mexico

BEST ANIMATION

Scandal, France

BEST CRIME

The Workshop, New Zealand

BEST DOCUMENTARY

One Way Ticket, United Kingdom

CRITICS CHOICE

Early Days, United Kingdom

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

Early Days, United Kingdom

BEST FILM

How it Feels to be Hungover, Sweden

Congratulations to everyone who entered the festival! Entries to 2020 open in April...