Winchester Short Film Festival announces prizes for award ceremony


Posted by Andy Goddard

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The Winchester Short Film Festival kicks off in just a couple of months (November) and ahead of the festival, the prizes for some of the top awards have been announced.

As usual there are ten prizes to be won in the competition.

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As for the prizes, Winchester Today is excited to announce that the prize for Best Short Film will be mentoring sessions from none other than the multi-award winning Producer/Director/ Writer Caroline Sax.

She has worked on acclaimed films, Shakespeare in Love and Underworld among many other blockbuster credits.

She will also be the guest speaker at the awards ceremony on November 15th.


Other exciting prizes up for grabs in the award ceremony include a £250 cash prize for the Best Animation and the two Best Young Director prizes.

For those lucky enough to win the Animation and Under 22 prize, their film will be shown before a main feature film at the Screen Cinema.


The deadline for all entries is October 15th. If you are after a prize all information on how to enter and what you need to do to win can be found here. If you want to know more about the categories visit the prizes page on the site.

If you want to look at some of last years winners they can also be found on the website but check last years best short film here:

Breaking Clouds from Thomas Kunstler on Vimeo.