The Repton Filmfest’22 is a three day event held at the prestigious Repton School, which cemented its place in cinema history as the location of the 1939 Oscar winning film Goodbye Mr. Chips, and has launched numerous talents in their successful careers since then.

The festival will include screenings, workshops, Q&A sessions, and guest talks featuring County Lines director Henry Blake, Emmy winning documentarian Antony Thomas, BAFTA nominated screenwriter Nick Whitfield, Hellraiser cinematographer Robin Vidgeon, and many more celebrity guests.

Repton Filmfest '22 is a great opportunity for new and established filmmakers to showcase their projects in six different competition categories, with prizes of up to £500 to be awarded, an Archie Award named after the famous stone arch at Repton School, and a mentoring session with British filmmaker Tom Harper to be awarded as the grand prize. Furthermore it is a great opportunity to network with industry professionals, meet likeminded creatives, and relax within one of the most beautiful and historically significant villages in the United Kingdom.

Repton Filmfest’22 invites you to submit your work for consideration by our panel of experienced industry professionals, with a winner for each competition category to be presented at the awards ceremony on the evening of Sunday July 10th. Enter now for your chance to be an inaugural winner of the Archie Award.

Click the website link in the Contact menu for more information on Repton Filmfest '22.

There are six prizes of £250 up for grabs - one for each category.

There is also a GRAND PRIZE of £500 for the Best Picture as selected by our panel of judges. In addition, the winner will also be get a one hour Mentoring meeting with Tom Harper, one of Britain's most successful filmmakers, to discuss your career, movie plans, and latest projects.

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Finally, all winners will take home an 'Archie': a unique trophy inspired by the iconic Repton Arch that was featured in the 1939 British classic Goodbye, Mr. Chips.

Please read the below terms and conditions carefully to ensure your submission is eligible.


1. Aged 16 or above on 1st January 2022.

2. Each entrant may only make one submission per competition category.

3. Your submitted film must have been completed on or after the date of June 15th 2017.

4. Must not name or refer to any individual without explicit permission. Personal releases may be requested by the festival board to ensure filmmakers have the right to represent individuals in their films.

5. Must not contain the image or likeness of any individual: (1) under the age of 18; or (2) other than the entrant without that individuals’ express consent and may need to be signed/co-signed by a parent or guardian.

6. Must be own work and not contain copyrighted material and must have the rights to use all material in your film.

7. Must not explicitly refer or allude to logo, trademark or product without written permission.

8. Must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, political belief, sexual orientation or age.

By entering ReptonFilmfest you consent to your film being available for immediate download by ReptonFilmfest, and to the exhibition of your film's content without limitation in theatre, digital media, print media, radio and by all other means. Please ensure that any copyright organisation affiliated with your film is aware of this. Failure to do so may result in disqualification from the contest.

Overall Rating
  • Christopher Bevan

    An excellent festival experience which celebrates independent filmmaking, all within a stunning venue. Highly recommended!

    March 2023
  • Fletcher Smith

    My team and I had the pleasure of participating in the Repton Film Festival and were delighted to receive an honourable mention for our work.

    The festival staff were incredibly friendly and professional throughout, the venue provided a great backdrop for showcasing independent films and the quality of films presented at the festival was fantastic.

    Overall, it was a great experience, and I would recommend anyone looking to showcase their work in a supportive and welcoming environment to give it a go!

    March 2023
  • Francesca Zammit

    The organisers at Repton Filmfest are warm and nurturing. I had a very valuable and positive experience, can't wait for next year!

    July 2022
  • stephen rota

    Thank you for having me at your Filmfest. Repton filmfest is a full fledged film festival with live screenings of short films in competition in various categories. Selected feature films are also presented with director's Q and A. Special guests from the industry were also present and featured in Q and A panels. The organizers are the best. Really a positive experience. Thank you.

    July 2022
  • Luke Willis

    An absolutely wonderful, friendly and enthusiastic team. Passionate about film and kept us in the loop throughout!

    July 2022