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 Sunday 6th October in conjunction with Wimbledon Bookfest.

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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 Sunday 6th October in conjunction with Wimbledon Bookfest.

Buy Tickets

The 2019 Official Selection

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Borderlands

Directed & Produced by Simon Lane & Victor Frankowski
Documentary
UK / Norway

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Counting

Written & Directed by Rahil Bustani
Produced by Ali Hosseini
Live Action Fiction
Iran

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Elephantbird

Written & Directed by Amir Masoud Soheili
Produced by Amir Masoud Soheili & Sayed Jalal Rohani
Live Action Fiction
Afghanistan / Iran

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Every Six Hours

Directed by Thomas E. Murphy
Written by Edward Hanlon
Produced by Amy Gillies & Peter Bruteig Henriksen
Live Action Fiction
UK

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The World Championship in the Square (Il Mondiale in piazza)

Directed by Vito Palmieri
Written by Michele Santeramo & Vito Palmieri
Produced by Ivan Olgiati
Live Action Fiction
Italy

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In Your Place

Directed by Giuseppe Carleo
Written by Riccardo Cannella &  Giuseppe Carleo
Produced by Rita Vinci & Nicoletta Cataldo
Live Action Fiction
Italy

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In My Blood

Directed & Produced by Samuel Hicks
Documentary
UK

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Not An Excuse

Directed & Produced by Hector Bell
Documentary
UK

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Rebellious Willows

Directed by Babak Daghighi
Live Action Fiction
Iran

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TMI

Written & Directed by Ita Fitzgerald
Produced by Fiona Wright
Live Action Fiction
UK

Tangle

Tangle

Directed by Malihe Ghloamzadeh
Animation
Iran

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Secret

Directed & Written by Ysabel Congying Li
Animation
USA

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What Happened to Evie

Directed by Kate Cheeseman
Written by Carol Younghusband
Produced by Georgina French
Live Action Fiction
UK

These 13 films that make up the 2019 Official Selection will be screened in The Baillie Gifford Big Tent on Wimbledon Common in conjunction with Wimbledon Bookfest on Sunday 6th October. Tickets can be purchased here

To find out more about the selected films visit the Wimbledon Shorts blog

The Wimbledon Shorts 2019 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
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

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Best Film Award
Best Documentary Award

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Best Documentary Award
Best London Filmmaker Award

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Best London Filmmaker Award
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