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.
Absurd / Comedy / Dark Comedy / Fantasy / Horror / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Surreal
Pillars Of Salt
2018 - Alex Warren - United Kingdom
Six years from now, London is in the grip of a bloody civil war between left and right. One woman makes a brave choice...
Drama / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Political / Short Film / War
2018 - Alex Warren - United Kingdom
Four kids struggle to make sense of the world while fighting to protect their land...
British Culture / Drama / LGBTQ / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Youth
2018 - Emma Sullivan - United Kingdom
As four men sit in a support group wondering why all the women have gone, we watch as a young mother makes the hardest decision of her life.
2018 - Justin Spray - Tanzania
Tabu, a girl in rural Tanzania, is desperate to go to school but the risks she takes to get there threaten the very thing she cherishes most: her education.
Freedom’s Name Is Mighty Sweet
2018 - Joe Murphy - Canada, United Kingdom
In 1897 two African-American prospectors brave the brutal wilderness in the desperate pursuit of a better life during the Klondike Gold-Rush.
Our Most Brilliant Friends
2018 - Piers Dennis - United Kingdom
Charles and Rebecca are Slow Club. After 10 years together, conflicting perspectives now push them apart. Is this the end? Piers Dennis observes the frailties and brilliance they share and what friendship looks like in the back of a van.
If [Girlfriend Deluxe]
2018 - Steve Moss - United Kingdom
In a near future, dominated by greedy corporations, a lonely man struggles to find lost intimacy with a synthetic pleasure unit.
Alternative / Comedy / Dark Comedy / Horror / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Romance / Satire / Sci-Fi / Short Film
2018 - Jaylan Auf - United Kingdom
A 10-minute wait in a medical clinic feels like a lifetime for young mother Lamia, her daughter and husband waiting for their turn.
2018 - Ita FitzGerald - United Kingdom
A mother sneaks a look at her son's text messages. Misinterpreting them she launches in to a 'serious' chat that proves too much too soon.
Age / Comedy / Drama / Family / Female Filmmaker / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
2018 - Giulia Gandini - United Kingdom
"My Time" is a 6 minute short film about a 12 year old girl who has her first period in class.
Hot In Here
2018 - Ann-Marie McCormack - United Kingdom
Online dating is super competitive. Dating Apps are one thing, mating Apps another. Though you never know how you feel about someone until you meet them in the flesh, especially if it is in a sauna, then it's really awkward!
2018 - Poonam Brah - United Kingdom
Plunged into despair after her mother’s death and burdened by things left unsaid, Roya is forced to face up to her true desires.