Film festival

The Discover Film Awards

1st October – 3rd October 2021


Screening One
17:30 – 19:30 Friday 1st October
Prince Charles Cinema

Opening Party
19:30 – Late Friday 1st October

Screening Two
13:00 – 15:00 Saturday 2nd October
Prince Charles Cinema

Screening Three
15:30 – 17:30 Saturday 2nd October
Prince Charles Cinema

Filmmaker Drinks
17:30 – Late Saturday 2nd October
Ruby Blue

Screening Four
15:30 – 17:30 Sunday 3rd October
Prince Charles Cinema

Awards and Party
17:30 – Late Sunday 3rd October
Proud Embankment

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. The festival attracts thousands of film submissions annually from more than 100 countries.

Premiering in London’s Leicester Square twice a year in Spring and Autumn, 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, 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. Find out more…

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:

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