Depict Short Film Competition

Can you do it in 90 seconds?

Filmmakers worldwide! Accept the Depict challenge and get creative in just a minute and a half to be in with a chance of winning:

  • up to £2500 prize money – thanks to sponsors including The Royal Photographic Society and Aardman Animations
  • career development support from NFTS, BFI NETWORK and Channel 4’s Random Acts.
  • invaluable exposure and promotion through depict.org and at Encounters Film Festival – including a Festival pass with all the trimmings, tickets to the popular Depict Showcase and the prestigious Awards Ceremony.
  • winning shorts get complimentary BBFC certification and are made available for theatrical screenings to exhibitors across the UK.

Oh, and entry is free!

Find out more and enter your film now

Deadline for entries is Thursday 4 June 2020, 5.00pm BST

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Talent & originality

Depict has been uncovering new filmmaking talent for nineteen years – showing incredible originality, fantastic imagination and a minute and a half of pure entertainment.

We have over 200 mini masterpieces for you to watch from the Depict short film competition.

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