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
2018 - Francesco Puppini - United Kingdom
Virginia, a psychic medium living in a petrol station, doesn’t want her son to leave home while an old tragic memory of a fire haunts her.
Age / Arthouse / Drama / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Student
I Am Able
2018 - Morgane Bigault & Ed Thomas - United Kingdom
During a time trial race, pro cyclist Ben Pritchard injured himself severely and lost the use of his legs. Can he still pursue his dream of becoming a professional athlete?
Debut / Disability / Documentary / Female Filmmaker / Short Film / Sport
The Egg And The Thieving Pie
2018 - Lola Blanche Higgins - United Kingdom
A stolen egg culminates in an investigation helmed by a hesitant Community Police Officer, who interviews the highly unusual residents to find the thief.
2018 - Jack Pirie - United Kingdom
Rejected from yet another audition, a dancer heads back to her rehearsal space late at night.
Alternative / Dance / Fantasy / Female Protagonist / Horror / Live Action / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Supernatural / Suspense / Thriller
2018 - Heidi O'Loughlin - United Kingdom
A dark comedy about a downtrodden barmaid who puts on a piece of performance art; confronting her harassers, her evasive menstruation, and ultimately the patriarchy.
2018 - Adam Jenkins - United Kingdom
A routine patrol for two soldiers becomes a cat-and-mouse, life-or-death ordeal when a sniper targets them.
Action / Adventure / Drama / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Suspense
2018 - Asim Chaudhry - United Kingdom
After leaving a dinner party with his friends, a single man has an encounter with a mystery woman that changes his view of love forever.
British Culture / Comedy / Drama / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Romance / Short Film
The Sexual Joneses
2018 - Jan Maroske - United Kingdom
The Joneses are desperate to keep up with the neighbours. When those are overheard having a threesome, the challenge is accepted.
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.
2018 - Anna Ziebinska - United Kingdom
A psychological drama about a Polish father and son moving to England to create a better future for their family. Hit by the harsh realities of living in an unwelcoming country, they have conflicting ideas about their new home.
Drama / Family / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Student / Urban
2018 - Matteo Palmas - United Kingdom
A young man flies to a nameless city to try get back his long lost father. However, in a world without language barriers, speaking one’s feelings is harder than it seems.
Debut Film / Drama / Narrative Fiction / Sci-Fi / Short Film / Student
Walking Back To My Heart
2018 - Ann Marie Kelly - Ireland
A tale of 12 children rediscovering their town centre and finding a heart and hidden magic under their feet.
2018 - Louis Devereux - United Kingdom
A journey within a journey, Dad set out to walk the Rift Valley, I set out to find out who my dad was.
Adventure / Biopic / Debut Film / Documentary / Environmental / Family / Feature Film / Nature / Outdoor
2018 - Chris Vincze - United Kingdom
A dark comedy about a lonely oddball who gets an invite to his old school reunion and a chance to reunite with his childhood sweetheart. When he reunites with his old school bully, things take a turn for the worse.
Clean As You Like
2018 - Theresa Varga - United Kingdom
Because at the end of the day, bleach is thicker than semen!
2018 - Antonio Celotto - Italy, United Kingdom
It's Sandy's birthday and she is alienated in a lonely party with her family. She wants to escape from that reality beginning a journey on 'The Border' between her introspective scenarios and her alienated real world.
2018 - Will Whiting - United Kingdom
In a world of rampant overpopulation unlicensed pregnancy is illegal. A couple's life is turned upside down when a missing friend arrives at their door hiding a shocking secret. Love, loyalty and friendship are tested as unresolved traumas surface.
2018 - Rich Peppiatt - United Kingdom
A banker becomes the target of his chauffeur's fury - but is the relationship on these four wheels quite what meets the eye?
2018 - Premila Puri & Amy Mathieson - United Kingdom
ITSY is a story about a lonely and anxious woman who gets befriended by a spider who helps her to see herself and the world differently and ultimately to find a friend in a stranger, her next door neighbour.
Just Molly & Me
2017 - Mary Lee-Woolf - United Kingdom
A bittersweet tale of love, addiction and redemption, as Molly, a fragile 80-year old, and Peter, a tortured young man, find solace in the most difficult of circumstances.
I Love My Mum
2019 - Alberto Sciamma - United Kingdom
A road movie that follows a mother and her son through an absurd journey out of their home in Europe into the unknown-and back again.
The Great British Race Off
2018 - Natasha Jatania - United Kingdom
A group of select people take part in a race to decide who gets a job in the film industry - a tongue-in-cheek exploration of the struggles that those who are not privileged have to overcome.
2018 - Edward Hicks - United Kingdom
Ollie loves Agnes. Agnes loves Ollie. Agnes can’t laugh or she’ll die. Ollie is a comedian... Deadpan is a dramedy about love, sex and egotism.
Comedy / Dance / Narrative Fiction / Romance / Short Film / Student
The Only Thing That Exists Is The Dot
2018 - Philip Clyde-Smith - United Kingdom
A man's journey from despair to enlightenment through a chance encounter with a peculiar mystical being.
Arthouse / Environmental / Experimental / Narrative Fiction / Nature / Sci-Fi / Short Film / Supernatural
Latido de Corazón
2017 - Hadley Schnuck - USA
A journey of the senses through Central Havana.
Dance / Documentary / Experimental / Mobile phone / Music / Short Film / Urban
2018 - Kaine Levy - United Kingdom
In a future-dystopian world known as Starkam, Eloy, a young survivor of the notorious "black-bagging", plans to rescue his mother from a government medical facility.
Debut / Drama / Narrative Fiction / Sci-Fi / Short Film / Thriller
A Heart Shaped Stone
2018 - Edward Hicks - United Kingdom
A rescue team arrive at a mining base on a distant moon to find the entire crew dead. Their investigation of the cause draws them into a dangerous experiment and presents them with a disturbing choice.
Drama / LGBTQ / Narrative Fiction / Sci-Fi / Short Film
2018 - Annabel Vine - United Kingdom
A failing musician rediscovers his mojo when an unconventional woman makes art from his treasured belongings that have been dumped into a skip by his frustrated wife.
2018 - Ben Adam-Harris - United Kingdom
After the perfect date with the man of her dreams, Rachel wakes to find Bradley's had to briefly pop to work. Left in his beautiful penthouse apartment, what could possibly spoil the moment...
Listen To My Song
2018 - Danny Mitchell - Colombia, United Kingdom
The peace process is underway and Esteban, a rapper in the Colombian FARC guerrilla movement, dreams of becoming a musician but first he must reconcile himself with his long-lost family.
This is Bate Bola!
2018 - Ben Holman & Neirin Jones - Brazil, United Kingdom, USA
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro during its world famous Carnival, far from the beach and touristic clichés, there is a contest between neighbourhoods. This is the Rio Carnival that you have never seen before. This is Bate Bola.
Crime / Dance / Documentary / Gangster / Live Action / Music / Short Film / Urban
2018 - Matteo Zamagni - United Kingdom
Horror Vacui; (Latin - fear of empty space) Geological fractals of Earth and the frenetic hyper-development attained by mankind.
Alternative / Animation / Environmental / Experimental / Fantasy / Horror / Short Film / Urban
Three Sacks Full of Hats
2018 - Debbie Anzalone - United Kingdom
Mick returns home after a long absence to witness the fast declining health of his alcoholic brother Sid, which stirs up family tensions of shame and denial.
I Told My Mum I Was Going On An R.E Trip
2018 - Lindy Heymann - United Kingdom
Frank, funny and moving verbatim drama about four young women's real abortion experiences