We’re inviting filmmakers to submit their work to the BFI Future Film Festival, the British Film Institute’s annual film festival for young people, held at the BFI Southbank in London. This year we’re pleased to offer 8 cash prizes plus the return of our BFI RAW awards. The awards we’re offering this year are:
Best Short Film (15-18 years old) : Cash prize of £500
Best Short Film (19-25 years old) : Cash prize of £500
Best Director (15-25 years old) : Cash prize of £500
Best Producer (15-25 years old) : Cash prize of £500
Best Writer (15-25 years old) : Cash prize of £500
Best Micro Short (Under 90 seconds, 15-25 years old) : Cash prize of £250
Best Experimental Short (15-25 years old) : Cash prize of £250
Best International Short (15-25 years old) : Cash prize of £500 plus up to £500 towards travel and accommodation
Our BFI Raw talent development prizes recognise individual emerging young filmmaking talent who will be awarded £5000 and mentoring support to help develop their skills and careers.
If successful, you and a guest will be invited to attend the Future Film Awards at BFI Southbank, and you’ll be allocated a limited number of tickets for screenings of your film for contributors, family and friends.
Your short must be 10 minutes or under in length, have been produced in the last two years and be an interesting and original concept, with good production values and an entertaining subject matter.
Before you apply, please download and read the terms and conditions below and then complete the form below before 18th October 2016. For more information about the festival head to the BFI website.