Previous winners

The 2020 winners received prizes including mentoring from film industry professionals and cash prizes.

The 2020 winners included:

  • Best Short Film Under 19 – Deserter by Saul Bell-West
  • Best Short Film 19 or Over – Our Sister by Rosie Westoff
  • Best Film Script Under 19 – If You Have Been Murdered, Please Press 3 by Charlotte Roberts
  • Best Film Script 19 or Over – Get In The Groove by Taiyo Yoshida
  • Directors UK Best Film Direction Under 19 – I’ll Be Back Tomorrow by Freya Hannan-Mills
  • Directors UK Best Film Direction 19 or Over – 22. Anna Matthews by Ben Hector

Download the 2020 winners’ brochure here.


The 2019 winners included:

  • Best Film Under 16 – Swallow by Freya Hannan-Mills
  • Best Short Film 16 or Over – The Circle by Lanre Malaolu
  • Best Original Film Script Under 16 – Swallow by Freya Hannan-Mills
  • Best Original Film Script 16 or Over – Repair by Bertil Nilsson
  • Directors UK Best Film Direction Under 16 – Haven by Morgan O’Connell
  • Directors UK Best Film Direction 16 or Over – Gladiators on Wheels by Souvid Datta

Download the 2019 winners’ brochure here.


The 2018 winners included:

  • Best Film Under 16 – The Help We Give by Morgan O’Connell
  • Best Short Film 16 or Over – The Silent by Karen Turner
  • Best Original Film Script Under 16 – The Iron Grotto by Freya Hannan-Mills
  • Best Original Film Script 16 or Over – Dearest Otto by Luke Andrews

The winners were given their awards by Lord Dobbs, writer and executive producer of House of Cards.

Download the 2018 winners’ brochure here.


The 2017 winners included:

  • Best Film Under 16 – Turning Tides by Freya Hannan-Mills
  • Best Short Film 16 or Over – City Lights by Ed Wiles
  • Best Original Film Script – A Mother’s Journey by Sade Adeniran

The winners were given their awards by Lord Puttnam, producer of Chariots of Fire.

Download the 2017 winners’ brochure here.


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