Welcome to The first ever Colchester Independent Short Film Festival, a historic town steeped in tradition of the arts dating back to pre Roman times

25 September 6 to 9 pm

Our goal is to find talented filmmakers and help them promote their work.

WE SCREEN ALL THE MAIN CATEGORY AWARD WINNING FILM IN OUR PUBLIC LIVE EVENT.

We accept short films , max length 20 minutes , from all genres with one main award , The Colchester Indie Short Film Festival Best Film , in addition to an award for second place and a special mention

Colchester , the historic town that never sleeps, is a hotspot for filmmakers who want to promote their independent projects.Your film will be reviewed by our screeners team and the highest scored ones will be selected as Official Selection receiving corresponding Laurels. Then, our jury will choose the winners for either category and they will receive the Official Laurels and Certificates.

All films entered will be screened in our public event where you will have the opportunity to network with filmmakers and people from the industry.All seats complimentary for competition participants

One category :The Colchester Indie Short Film Festival Best Film Award

Two Awards : Best Film Award and second place Award with special mention

Any genre , max length 20 mins

Award winners get certificate plus gift package from sponsor , to be confirmed , all entry candidates get comp ticket to event

Films must be of maximum duration 20 minutes

Entry fees are non refundable

In order to submit a film, you must own the rights or have permission from the owner.