Book Depict Shorts

2019 winning shorts available to book – free of charge

Each year, Watershed invites exhibitors (cinemas, festivals, community cinemas, pop-ups, etc…) to showcase the Depict winning shorts free of charge across the UK (and beyond on request) following their big screen premiere in September at Encounters Film Festival in Bristol.

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  • The winning films are available either on DCP or MP4 and are all BBFC certificated
  • You can screen them either in front of a feature film run or as you see fit
  • We provide you with high quality images and text to help promote your screening
  • We ask you to let audiences know that the 2020 DepicT! call for entries will open on and in the new year. Deadline for entries: June 2020

Select a film or films from this years winners and then:

Request film booking

Depict 2019 Winners details

The Main Depict Award:
Lit (PG)
Dir: Emma Miranda Moore UK, 2019 1min 13 secs Live Action
Tension and excitement runs high as a clandestine game of spin the bottle has unexpected consequences.

Depict British Special Mention Award:
Absence (U)
Dir: Alex Goddard UK, 2018 1min 12 secs Animation
A story of heartbreak and a big snake.

Depict Royal Photographic Society Cinematography Award:
Six Mothers (12A)
Dir: Candice Vallantin Spain, 2019 1min Documentary
Six women from six different countries attempt to describe the ineffable.

Depict Random Acts Special Mention Award:
Zone 2.0 (PG)
Dir: Amitai Leopold UK, 2018 1min 30 secs Animation
A Tube journey triggers an anxiety attack.

Depict IMDbPro Audience Award:
Wall (U)
Leonardo Mizrahi and Michel Gomes Brazil, 2019 1min 29 secs Experimental
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From the back catalogue

For those of you that organise short film nights, note that more films from the Depict back catalogue are also available on request.

We also regularly create tailor made selections from the archive for festivals.

Dig into the archive and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have a specific request or query