Film festival

The Discover Film Awards

See the list of winners from October 2022 here

28th September – 1st October 2023

The world’s best short film festival hosts one of the biggest short film festivals in the world: The Discover Film Awards and has the largest cash prize fund for short filmmakers with £28,000 in cash prizes. The festival attracts thousands of film submissions annually from more than 100 countries.

In London’s Leicester Square from Thursday 28th September to Sunday 1st October, 2023, the festival hosts cinema screenings and networking events with funding available for new projects.

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

A major supporting partner of the film festival is Craghoppers, which awards The Craghoppers Film Prize. The Craghoppers Film Prize has distributed more than £150,000 in prize money to short film makers over the past 5 years. It looks to support the best emerging and established short film making talent. Find out more about The Craghoppers Film Prize…


Filmmakers submissions

Are you a filmmaker submitting a film to the festival? Entry for the 12th edition of the film festival is now open, apply here:

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