2019 - Michael Keogh - United Kingdom
A teenage swimming champion and A-grade student finds living up to people’s expectations overwhelming. He needs someone to confide in, but is anybody there?
British Culture / Debut Film / Family / Live Action / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Sport / Youth
2019 - Benedict Cohen - United Kingdom
Phil is taking over as bingo caller from his father, but his meticulous preparations are interrupted by the return of his magnetic, younger brother.
British Culture / Comedy / Drama / Faith / Family / LGBTQ / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
2019 - Tom Tennant - United Kingdom
Olivia must find a way to dissuade her husband from firing their children's au pair without revealing her true motives for wanting her to stay.
Drama / Family / LGBTQ / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
2019 - Daniel Marc Janes - United Kingdom
Shot in 16mm, CONTE ANGLAIS is a coastal Anglo-French romance about the differences between Britain and the European continent.
In Lieu of Flowers
2019 - Louise de Nexon - USA
As Michael struggles to write his mother’s eulogy, he realizes he’s left only with the memories he’s already been given.
2019 - Sasha Rainbow - United Kingdom
A single Indian mother fights for her daughter’s empowerment through skateboarding.
2019 - Amani Zardoe - United Kingdom
With their parental income suddenly cut off, three mates hatch a plan to raise some emergency cash to fund their Need For Weed.
2019 - Joe Madden - Ireland, United Kingdom
Based on true events, BOAT BOY is a coming of age story about teenager Paul Maxwell and his summer as Lord Louis Mountbatten's boat boy.
Age / Biopic / Debut Film / Drama / Family / Live Action / Period / Political / Short Film / Suspense
Living With Honor
2019 - Karen Anstee - United Kingdom
As a mysterious adversary closes in on their isolated farmhouse, two sisters prepare to fight for their lives, but old wounds prove more dangerous.
Queen of Diamonds
2019 - Naeem Mahmood - United Kingdom
A casino hostess full of sass, attitude and charm becomes entangled in an audacious plot to rob an international diamond trader.
We Do What We Can
2019 - Kwaku Awuku Asabre - United Kingdom
A couple welcomes a newborn child and sets out to make a life at a time when they don't have a place to live.
Black Narratives / Debut Film / Drama / Family / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Religion / Short Film
The Man With His Fingers in His Ears
2019 - Tom Michael Blyth & Keif Gwinn - United Kingdom
Is anyone really listening?
2019 - Daisy Stenham - United Kingdom
Skin explores what it is to experience love and loss in the futuristic age.
Drama / Female Filmmaker / LGBTQ / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Sci-Fi / Short Film
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
Tommy: The Portrait Of A Sculptor
2019 - Chris Frazer Smith - United Kingdom
A portrait of British sculptor John W. Mills creating “Tommy” commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War.
Art / British Culture / Debut Film / Documentary / Live Action / Short Film
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
A Family Affair
2019 - Florence Keith-Roach - United Kingdom
When Annabelle wakes up in a stranger's bedroom on her 30th birthday, she thinks the day cannot get any worse. But then Bernard walks in...
Comedy / Drama / LGBTQ / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Romance / Short Film
2019 - Ben Pearce - United Kingdom
A sibling relationship is irrevocably altered during the course of one night on the back of a stolen rickshaw.
Adventure / Age / British Culture / Debut Film / Drama / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Urban
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
All Stretched Out
2019 - Alastair Train - United Kingdom
After accidentally joining an advanced Yoga class, an unfit man pushes his body to the limit trying to impress his judgemental teacher and classmates.
Bizarre / British Culture / Comedy / Dark Comedy / Horror / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
2019 - Abid Khan - Spain, United Kingdom
A self-discovery film about being young, free and abroad.
Asian / British Culture / Debut Film / Drama / Feature Film / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Youth
2019 - Josiah Newbolt - United Kingdom
A man heads into the wilderness to seek revenge only to be betrayed by those closest to him.
British Culture / Drama / Live Action / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Noir / Outdoors / Short Film
2019 - David Maybrick - United Kingdom
What happens when you're about to meet the priest to discuss the Christening, and your husband wants to call your first child 'Jurgen'?
2019 - Lesley Manning - United Kingdom
One busker; eight notes; two idiots = mayhem.
British Culture / Comedy / Dark Comedy / Female Filmmaker / Live Action / Music / Narrative Fiction / No Dialogue / Outdoor / Short Film / Slapstick
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 - Yvette Farmer - United Kingdom
Four monologues performed by the same actor exploring themes of grief, regret, LGBTQ and our wants and desires.
The Odd Monk
2018 - Jesco Puluj - Germany
German first time Filmmaker Jesco Puluj travels around the world, meeting a variety of monks and nuns to discover the essence of Buddhism.
Debut Film / Documentary / Feature Film / Live Action / Religion / Travel
2019 - Steve Whiteley - United Kingdom
A mockumentary about a gang of youths who steal people's phones on mopeds to make them more present.
Action / British Culture / Comedy / Debut Film / Live Action / Mockumentary / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Urban
Dirt Ash Meat
2019 - Sion Thomas - United Kingdom
Rhian, tries to control her increasingly unstable brother as foot and mouth disease grows closer to their Welsh hill farm.
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
2019 - Carolina Giammetta - United Kingdom
A comedy about 80's Italian England, religion, and what happens when you listen to big, loud, Italian mamma's.
2018 - Garry Crystal - United Kingdom
2 strangers are trapped together in a lift. One is slowly dying; the other is dying to escape.
Adult Theme / Comedy / Drama / LGBTQ / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Suspense / Thriller
2019 - Ryan Mackfall - United Kingdom
Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places.
Debut Film / Drama / Fantasy / Horror / Live Action / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Outdoor / Period / Short Film / Supernatural / Suspense / Thriller
When All Is Ruin Once Again
2018 - Keith Walsh - Ireland
A rural community commit their lives to memory as a new motorway ploughs onwards through their landscape, a glaring symbol of our modern age.
2018 - Sam Bailey - United Kingdom
Dinner with friends is a great joy, especially when one of them is on the menu.