The Discover Film Awards

17th March - 21st March 2021

The world’s best short film festival hosts one of the biggest short film festivals in the world; The Discover Film Awards and gives the largest cash prize fund for short filmmakers. The festival attracts tens of thousands of film submissions annually from more than 150 countries.

Premiering in London’s Leicester Square twice a year in April and October, the festival hosts cinema screenings, live panel discussions, networking events and script-pitching round tables with funding available.

The five-day festival brings together global filmmakers, producers, TV execs and film industry influencers from around the world.

Filmmakers submissions

Are you a filmmaker submitting a film to the festival? Entry for the 10th edition of the film festival is now open, apply here: