Wimbledon International Short Film Festival

Wimbledon International Short Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing new and innovative work in film and video from around the world. Whether your film is narrative driven, animated or documentary, we’re looking for films that challenge or shift the boundaries of conventional filmmaking – just as long as it’s under 15 minutes!

This years Festival takes place on Saturday 7 October 2017 in conjunction with Wimbledon Bookfest and will be hosted by The Guardian film critic Xan Brooks.

Come and see the selected films screening in the Baillie Gifford Big Tent on Wimbledon Common.

In top ten list of top UK short film festivals 2016 (Metro news)

Wimbledon International Short Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing new and innovative work in film and video from around the world. Whether your film is narrative driven, animated or documentary, we’re looking for films that challenge or shift the boundaries of conventional filmmaking – just as long as it’s under 15 minutes!

2017 Official Selection

AUTOMA
Director GIACOMO MANTOVANI
Nominated BEST STUDENT FILM
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

BLOOD SHED
Director JAMES MORAN
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

FROM THE DUST
Director VINCENZO LAURELLA

Home

THE FULL STORY
Director DAISY JACOBS
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

IN A MILE
Director NICK CARTER
Nominated BEST DOCUMENTARY
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

LIGHT SIGHT
Director SEYED M. TABATBAEI
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM
Nominated BEST STUDENT FILM

Home

A LITTLE GREY
Director SIMON HEWITT
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

PERCHED
Director LIAM HARRIS
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM
Nominated BEST STUDENT FILM
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

PURE MADNESS
Director LANDER HAVERALS

Home

RESIDUE OF A RELATIONSHIP
Director BRETT CHAPMAN
Nominated BEST DOCUMENTARY

Home

SEEING HIM
Director CHRIS JONES
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

THE SUITOR
Director ALVARO CONGOSTO

Home

WIBBLE WOBBLE
Director DAPHNE DO

Home

XAMARIM
Director BALINT RAFAEL KELEN
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM

Home

The winners will be decided by the below panel of judges

Actor

Nick Brimble

Actor
Executive Producer

Dominic Buttimore

Executive Producer
Development Editor, Film4

Celine Coulson

Development Editor, Film4
Artist and Filmmaker

Manu Luksch

Artist and Filmmaker
BAFTA-nominated Film Director ("Mad, Sad and Bad")

Avie Luthrie

BAFTA-nominated Film Director (“Mad, Sad and Bad”)
Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures

Lila Rawlings

Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures & Script Consultant
Head of Distribution Lionsgate

Matt Smith

Head of Distribution Lionsgate
Vice President, UK Public Policy, Time Warner

Nick Toon

Vice President, UK Public Policy, Time Warner

This years Festival takes place on Saturday 7 October 2017 in conjunction with Wimbledon Bookfest and will be hosted by The Guardian film critic Xan Brooks.

Come and see the selected films screening in the Baillie Gifford Big Tent on Wimbledon Common.

In top ten list of top UK short film festivals 2016
Metro news

Home

Thank you to our kind sponsors

And to Backstage for offering all winning filmmakers and actors from those films from the 2017 festival complimentary uses of their casting website.

“It is a very beautiful festival, that supports young independent filmmakers.”

Juliana Orea, director of the 2016 Best Film winner In The Parking Lot.

2017 Official Selection

AUTOMA
Director GIACOMO MANTOVANI
Nominated BEST STUDENT FILM
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

BLOOD SHED
Director JAMES MORAN
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

FROM THE DUST
Director VINCENZO LAURELLA

Home

THE FULL STORY
Director DAISY JACOBS
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

IN A MILE
Director NICK CARTER
Nominated BEST DOCUMENTARY
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

LIGHT SIGHT
Director SEYED M. TABATBAEI
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM
Nominated BEST STUDENT FILM

Home

A LITTLE GREY
Director SIMON HEWITT
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

PERCHED
Director LIAM HARRIS
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM
Nominated BEST STUDENT FILM
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

PURE MADNESS
Director LANDER HAVERALS

Home

THE RESIDUE OF A RELATIONSHIP
Director BRETT CHAPMAN
Nominated BEST DOCUMENTARY

Home

SEEING HIM
Director CHRIS JONES
Nominated BEST LONDON FILMMAKER

Home

THE SUITOR
Director ALVARO CONGOSTO

Home

WIBBLE WOBBLE
Director DAPHNE DO

Home

XAMARIM
Director BALINT RAFAEL KELEN
Nominated BEST ANIMATED FILM

Home

The winners will be decided by the below panel of judges

Actor

Nick Brimble

Actor
Executive Producer

Dominic Buttimore

Executive Producer
Development Editor, Film4

Celine Coulson

Development Editor, Film4
Artist and Filmmaker

Manu Luksch

Artist and Filmmaker
BAFTA-nominated Film Director ("Mad, Sad and Bad")

Avie Luthrie

BAFTA-nominated Film Director (“Mad, Sad and Bad”)
Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures

Lila Rawlings

Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures & Script Consultant
Head of Distribution Lionsgate

Matt Smith

Head of Distribution Lionsgate
Vice President, UK Public Policy, Time Warner

Nick Toon

Vice President, UK Public Policy, Time Warner
Home

Thank you to our kind sponsors

And to Backstage for offering all winning filmmakers and actors from those films from the 2017 festival complimentary uses of their casting website.

“It is a very beautiful festival, that supports young independent filmmakers.”

Juliana Orea, director of the 2016 Best Film winner In The Parking Lot.