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 took place on Sunday 6th October in conjunction with Wimbledon Bookfest.

We will open for submissions in the new year.

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 took place on Sunday 6th October in conjunction with Wimbledon Bookfest.

We will open for submissions in the new year.

The 2019 Winners

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Best Film – What Happened to Evie

Directed by Kate Cheeseman
Written by Carol Younghusband
Produced by Georgina French

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Best International Film – In Your Place

Directed by Giuseppe Carleo
Written by Riccardo Cannella &  Giuseppe Carleo
Produced by Rita Vinci & Nicoletta Cataldo

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Best London Filmmaker – TMI

Written & Directed by Ita Fitzgerald
Produced by Fiona Wright

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Best Documentary – Not An Excuse

Directed & Produced by Hector Bell

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Best Young Filmmaker – Every Six Hours

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

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Best Animated Film – Secret

Directed & Written by Ysabel Congying Li

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Audience Award – Tangle

Directed by Malihe Ghloamzadeh

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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