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!

The 2019 Festival & Awards will take place on 6 October.

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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!

Congratulations to the 2018 award winners!

Wimbledon Film Club award for Best Film

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Director – Ali Banaiyan
Iran

The Curzon Cinemas award for Best London Filmmaker

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Director – Peter Lee Scott
UK

Best International Film Award

Denise
Director – Rossella Inglese
Italy

Best Animated Film

Augenblicke – A Blink of an Eye
Director – Kiana Naghshineh
Germany

The Marcus Beale Architects award for Best Documentary

One Breath: A Life Without Gravity
Director – Sebastian Solberg
UK

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Best Student Film

Laymun
Director – Catherine Prowse & Hannah Quinn
UK

Audience Award

Edek
Director – Malcolm Green
USA

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The 2019 Festival & Awards will take place on 6 October.

Buy Tickets

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

The 2019 Festival is now open for entries!

Super Earlybird Deadline – 1 February 2019
Earlybird Deadline – 1 March 2019
Regular Deadline – 1 June 2019
Late Deadline – 20 July 2019

Festival Screening – 6 October 2019

Submit via Film Freeway

Sponsors

Friends

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

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

Chief Executive Directors UK

Andrew Chowns

Chief Executive Directors UK
Writer

Deborah Haywood

Writer & Director
Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures

Lila Rawlings

Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures & Script Consultant
Producer

Sorcha Bacon

Producer
Global Director of Rights and Talent Accounting BBC Studios Distribution

Suzanne Wilde

Global Director of Rights and Talent Accounting BBC Studios Distribution
Executive Producer

Dominic Buttimore

Executive Producer
Media Consultant, Memini

Fiona Clarke-Hackston

Media Consultant, Memini
Artist and Filmmaker

Manu Luksch

Artist and Filmmaker
Head of Distribution Lionsgate

Matt Smith

Head of Distribution Lionsgate
VP, Global Public Policy, Europe for WarnerMedia

Nick Toon

VP, Global Public Policy, Europe for WarnerMedia

Congratulations to the 2018 award winners!

Award Winners.001

Wimbledon Film Club award for Best Film

For Sale
Director – Ali Banaiyan
Iran

Award Winners.002

The Curzon Cinemas award for Best London Filmmaker

Sketch
Director – Peter Lee Scott
UK

Award Winners.003

Best International Film Award

Denise
Director – Rossella Inglese
Italy

Award Winners.004

Best Animated Film

Augenblicke – A Blink of an Eye
Director – Kiana Naghshineh
Germany

Award Winners.005

The Marcus Beale Architects award for Best Documentary

One Breath: A Life Without Gravity
Director – Sebastian Solberg
UK

Award Winners.006

Best Student Film

Laymun
Director – Catherine Prowse & Hannah Quinn
UK

Award Winners.007

Audience Award

Edek
Director – Malcolm Green
USA

Festival Jury

Chief Executive Directors UK

Andrew Chowns

Chief Executive Directors UK
Writer

Deborah Haywood

Writer & Director
Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures

Lila Rawlings

Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures & Script Consultant
Producer

Sorcha Bacon

Producer
Global Director of Rights and Talent Accounting BBC Studios Distribution

Suzanne Wilde

Global Director of Rights and Talent Accounting BBC Studios Distribution
Media Consultant, Memini

Fiona Clarke-Hackston

Media Consultant, Memini
Artist and Filmmaker

Manu Luksch

Artist and Filmmaker
Head of Distribution Lionsgate

Matt Smith

Head of Distribution Lionsgate
Executive Producer

Dominic Buttimore

Executive Producer
VP, Global Public Policy, Europe for WarnerMedia

Nick Toon

VP, Global Public Policy, Europe for WarnerMedia

Sponsors

Friends

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

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

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

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

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