WIN £500 IN OUR NEW FILM COMPETITION!

To celebrate Staffordshire Day 2021, this new film competition, organised with the help of Enjoy Staffordshire and Staffordshire County Council, is looking for great movies about our fabulous county.

Entries can be productions you're currently working on or a video you have made within the last 5 years, but they should be no longer than 30 minutes (or five minutes for the mini-movie category).

If you are planning to submit a new project for the competition, please observe Covid-19 secure guidelines on social distancing and mask-wearing while filming, and do not leave your local area to film.

Videos will be judged by the award-winning film-makers Darren Teale MBE (Junction 15) and Ray Johnson MBE (Staffordshire Film Archive), who will also provide constructive feedback.

Our judges are impartial and highly-qualified.

There will be a screening of the winning entries at a virtual awards ceremony on Staffordshire Day, Saturday 1st May 2021.

The overall winner will win a cheque for £500 from the competition sponsors, Staffordshire Film Archive.

Entries and the awards event will be managed by Enjoy Staffordshire, Staffordshire County Council, and Philip Kempson of www.FilmFreeway/thesmokiesuk

If you have any enquires or issues, please contact the team at staffordshiredayff@yahoo.com.

Drama/Comedy
Documentary
Animation/Experimental
Business in the Community
Mini-Movie
Young Film-Maker

You do not have to live in Staffordshire to enter, but all videos should include an element of Staffordshire and/or promote Staffordshire.

The panel holds to right to withdraw any video if the content includes sexual/adult content, or is deemed to be political/campaigning.

All submissions must hold full copyright or copyright permission from the owner of any music/footage used within the video.

All submissions must have full, written permission from anyone who appears in the film, for it to be considered in the competition.

Films should be no longer than 30 minutes, except from in the Mini-Movie category, which is for films of up to five minutes.

The Young Film-Makers category is only open to film-makers under the age of 16.