A big thank you to all of our sponsors this year. Winners will be announced on the closing night of the festival.
ShortsTV Award for
BEST THRILLER SHORT
The winning filmmaker will have an opportunity to show their film on ShortsTV’s European broadcasting channel. Thanks to ShortsTV.
ICA Award for
BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT
The winning filmmaker will receive a ‘reel 100’ membership worth £100 which includes all the benefits of an ICA membership, plus their name on a wall plaque and 12 free cinema tickets. ICA will host the winning film on their website and (length-permitting) screen in our trailer wheel for a week. Thanks to ICA.
London Film Academy Award for
BEST STUDENT SHORT
The winning filmmaker will receive a specialised course at London Film Academy.
Underwire Award for
BEST FEMALE CHARACTER
The winning filmmaker will receive a one-to-one mentorship meeting with a female director working in the industry.
Dirty Looks Award for
BEST MUSIC SHORT
The winning filmmaker will receive a full package picture grade and mastering for a short film including one day Baselight grade, DigiBeta and DCP (Digital Cinema) version and data files, courtesy of Dirty Looks.
LOCO Award for
BEST COMEDY SHORT
The winning filmmaker will receive a free place on the LOCO industry training course ‘Kickstart Your Comedy Career’, worth £150. Thanks to LOCO.
British Council Award for
BEST NEW SHORT
Best UK Short Film (Sponsored by British Council) LEIDI (Simon Mesa Soto) Jury: Will Massa (British Council), Lizzie Francke (BFI), Kate Taylor (LSFF co-founder), Ewan Stewart (LSFF2014 winner) The winning filmmaker will receive £1000, courtesy of the British Council.
Sheffield Doc/Fest Award for
BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
The winning filmmaker will receive a Delegate Pass for Doc/Fest 2014 as well as a free submission to the festival’s 21st edition.
Lomography Award for
BEST LO-BUDGET SHORT
Best Lo-Budget Film (sponsored by Lomography): TWO HORRIBLE LITTLE GIRLS (John Jenkinson) Jury: Kate Williamson, Gem Ahmet (Short Sighted Cinema) The winning filmmaker will receive a Lomography camera package containing a Lomokino and a multilens camera with film and a one to one workshop, courtesy of Lomography.