Now entering our second year. The One Laugh Away Film festival is an Enterprise activity organised and run by students on the Moving Forward course at Dundee and Angus College.

After the success of our first year we hope we can make 2018's festival bigger and better than our last event. We not only hope to show Comedy but also Drama, Animation, Action, Documentary and Thriller short films with a max run time being 20 minutes.

We are hosting it at the Enterprise centre on the Arbroath campus it will start at 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Tickets will go on sale closer to the event date.

Each selected film shall receive an official selection laurel.
each category winner will recive a trophy/certificate and winners laurel.
The team will select the entries for each category. Submitters will be notified by email.

The categories are:

1. Best Non student Film
2. Best Student Film
3. Best Animation
4. Best Short film under 5 min (approx.)
5. Best of Fest

1. All movies must be in English or subtittled in English.
2. All selected films will be considered for awards.
3. if your work is selected we will notify you by E-mail from the 8th of March 2018.
4. The genre must be Comedy, Drama or Animation and suitable for all ages.
5. No physical copies are needed. If selected submitted screeners will be shown at the event. These must be made available for download.
6. apply online via filmfreeway to our festival.
7.Film must be under 20 minutes and made after 2011
8.The festival reserve the right to withdraw awards at any time if insufficent entries are recieved
9. If award winners are not present trophies can be posted at a cost to the winner.
10. Submitter must hold all rights to video and its soundtrack and must be able to present up to date documentation if required.
11. Decisions made by the festival are final.
12. Student submission must be able to verify student status.

Overall Rating
  • A great little festival with excellent communication. Looking forward to next year!

    July 2017
  • Adam Williams

    Happy to have been part of the first year! Best of luck for the future

    May 2017