Our internationally acclaimed filmmakers’ competition was back for the fouth 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, fantasy, silent, romance and documentary. This year, the Festival received over 600 submissions, from 50 countries across the world.

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

BEST DRAMA

Kaleidoscope, United Kingdom

BEST COMEDY

Who's the Daddy?, United Kingdom

BEST SCI-FI

Kiko, United States

BEST HORROR/THRILLER

Nom, Spain

BEST ANIMATION

In the House of Paper Flowers, United States

BEST FANTASY

Best Fairy for Cinderalla, Russia

BEST ROMANCE

Pucker Up Baby, Canada

BEST SILENT

Special Delivery, United Kingdom

BEST CRIME

One Last Last Heist, Canada

BEST DOCUMENTARY

A New Light, United Kingdom

CRITICS CHOICE

Ouroboros, United States

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

Addiction, United Kingdom

BEST FILM

Special Delivery, United Kingdom

Congratulations to everyone who entered the festival! Entries to 2021 open in April...

Rob Hackett, winner of Best Film
Rob Hackett, winner of Best Film