2019 - Sasha Rainbow - United Kingdom
A single Indian mother fights for her daughter’s empowerment through skateboarding.
What Separates Us From The Beasts
2018 - Sedona May - United Kingdom
After discovering her father's illness, April uses her imagination and love of stories to cope with the realities of his death.
Children / Family / Fantasy / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Student / Youth
2018 - Adam Etheridge - United Kingdom
Kayla lives with her violent Father. When a fierce dog moves into the house next door an unlikely friendship develops that may save them both.
Age / Black Narratives / Children / Drama / Family / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Youth
Talk To Leon
2019 - Murat Gökmen - United Kingdom
Out after midnight for the first time, four twelve-year-olds travel across London with only the voice of Leon to guide them.
British Culture / Children / Coming of Age / Debut Film / Drama / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Youth
Felicia and the Clown
2018 - Oliwia Siem - Poland, United Kingdom
Who wouldn’t like a dad who earned his living as a clown, rather than working in some boring office? The reality though, wasn't so bright.
Children / Documentary / Drama / Family / Live Action / Short Film / Student / Youth
2019 - Michael Beddoes - United Kingdom
Paul Bigsby's life is turned upside down when he enlists the help of a jaded Blackpool drag queen to realise his dream.
Age / British Culture / Children / Drama / Family / LGBTQ / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Queer / Short Film / Youth
Talking To Grandma
2018 - Bernard Bushnell - United Kingdom
Talking To Grandma is about my grandmother's life but the message of the film is to not take your elders for granted, and to make the most out of them while they are here.
Biopic / Children / Documentary / Drama / Family / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Romance / Short Film / War / Youth
Alice and Lewis
2018 - Elina Street - Australia, France, United Kingdom, USA
When Alice Liddell encounters Charles Dodgson, reality takes a curious turn, and progressively becomes a wonderland.
Biopic / British Culture / Children / Debut Film / Drama / Family / Female Filmmaker / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Period / Short Film / Youth
2018 - Annabel Vine - United Kingdom
A dyslexic boy struggling with his confidence inadvertently teaches a lonely bully that it is not soppy to love your Grandad and like spending time with him.
Age / Children / Disability / Family / Female Filmmaker / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
Tulip and Yannis
2018 - Lewis Keeling - United Kingdom
A boy who wants to dance on the sun and a girl who wants to dance on the moon both looking to escape their evil parents fall in love from their bedroom windows. A stop motion love story.