A Film Festival showcasing young filmmakers’ short films.
FGFF has been created with graduates and young filmmakers in mind. We aim to improve emerging filmmakers visibility and to offer more opportunities in the industry.
If selected in the film festival the films will be judged by a panel of people in the industry specialising in different roles. This year we have an experienced cinematographer, documentary film director and the managing director of the festival
If selected you will also receive a line of feedback on your film from industry professionals.
Selected – These are given to 3 of the selected within each category, the laurel alone signifies the inclusion of a network of young creatives and a selective community.
Winner – Winner Laurels are given to the individual short film of each category. This is the highest laurel which signifies your success at our festival
Certificates: The custom made certificates are awarded to the winners.
Tickets: Tickets to enter your film in the festival are £15. This is an entry fee to be entered into the selection process. Each film will be judged to ensure it meets our criteria and what the festival stands for. If your film is selected it will then be judged by industry professionals who give criticism and feedback. Once the judges reach a decision for each category, a winner will be announced for the 'Film of the Month' category receiving a laurel and will automatically be entered in the annual festival for ' Film of the Year' receiving 2 tickets to the venue.
Entry: Once entered into the festival you are automatically entered into the sub categories of department awards. Which are: Best Cinematography, Best Sound Design, Best Music, Best Production Design and Best Editing.
At the annual festival, the winner of the 'Short Film of the Year' category will receive a cash prize and a trophy.
SHORT FILMS ONLY
This is a UK based Film Festival.
To submit a film, you must have created the project yourself, own the rights or have permission from the owner of the content to submit the film to us.
The director, producer and the majority of the production crew should be aged 16-25 at the time the film was made.
All short films in all categories must be a maximum of 20 minutes long.
The festival has the right to use a trailer, stills and a poster from the films for promotional purposes.
Completion dates of the Film must have been within the last 2 years.
There is no premiere status required for the screening of the film.
All short films that enter any category are automatically entered into the 'Best First Time Film Maker' and 'Film of the Month' category.
The winners of Best short of the month and ‘Best First Time Filmmaker’ will be invited to the Annual Film festival.
We do not guarantee films will be selected for the Future Generation Film Festival, but we will notify all submitters, whether selected or not.
Films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English unless dialogue or commentary is unnecessary for comprehension and appreciation.
All the images and soundtracks used in your film must be your own or you must have the permission of the copyright holder to use their music/images in your film.
There are no refunds on the entry fee.
All entries are automatically entered into the 'Film of the Month' category