Key Dates

  • The competition is now closed.
  • Competition Screening and Awards Night, Wimbledon, 7pm Saturday 1 October 2016
  • Buy tickets here


The final deadline for entry to the Wimbledon International Short Film Competition has now passed. Thank you all who entered. For those who missed the deadline, save your film for WISFF 2017 entry and buy tickets now for the Screening and Awards night, Saturday 1 October on Wimbledon Common.

Wimbledon International Short Film Festival in top ten list of UK film festivals:

Awards will be presented for the following film categories:

  • WFC Award for Best Wimbledon Shorts film
  • Best Animated Film
  • Student Filmmaker Award (filmmakers under 25 in schools, colleges and universities)
  • Best Documentary
  • Best London Filmmaker (any film that is either made in Greater London or made by a filmmaker who lives or works in Greater London)

See who won what in 2015


£500 for winner of Best Wimbledon Shorts Film

Meet with an Industry Expert for winner of Student Film Award

2016 judges

  • FIONA CLARKE-HACKSTON, Chief Executive British Screen Advisory Council
  • CELINE COULSON, Development Editor, Film4
  • GILES EDWARDS, Head of Acquisitions Metrodome
  • MANU LUKSCH, Artist and Filmmaker
  • AVIE LUTHRIE, BAFTA-nominated Film Director ("Mad, Sad and Bad")
  • DEREK MALCOLM, Film Critic
  • TOBY MUNDY, Director, Toby Mundy Agency
  • LILA RAWLINGS: Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures & Script Consultant
  • MATT SMITH, Head of Distribution Lionsgate
  • NICK TOON, Vice President, UK Public Policy, Time Warner

Please note the judges' decisions are final and neither they nor the Wimbledon International Short Film Festival organisers will enter into discussions.

Films will be judged upon their creativity, technical aptitude and the clarity of ideas or narrative.