At Wimbledon International Short Film Festival we love short films. This festival is dedicated to UK and international short films from 10 seconds to 15 minutes. We're keen to showcase what you as new filmmakers worldwide are doing whether it's your first film or you're on your way to becoming established. Wimbledon International Short Film Festival welcomes your short film whatever the genre – it can be funny, serious, real, fantastic, experimental, drama, documentary or animation, the only limits are your imagination!

Wimbledon International Short Film Festival is a part of the Wimbledon Film Club. The WFC is an independent non-political not-for-profit organisation, which is a registered charity run by volunteers screening an eclectic range of art house and award winning feature films in Wimbledon. The WFC is also an award-winning member of the British Federation of Film Societies.

2018 Awards
BEST FILM sponsored by WFC
BEST STUDENT FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
BEST LONDON FILMMAKER
BEST ANIMATED FILM
BEST AUDIENCE FILM

2017 winning films, judged by our panel of industry professionals:

BEST FILM sponsored by WFC - 'The Full Story' was awarded £500 towards their next short film.
BEST DOCUMENTARY sponsored by Marcus Beale Architects - 'The Residue of a Relationship'
BEST LONDON FILMMAKER sponsored by Curzon Cinemas - 'A Little Grey' with the winning 12 months CULT membership.
BEST ANIMATED FILM - 'Xamarim'
BEST STUDENT FILM - 'Light Sight'
BEST AUDIENCE FILM voted for on the night - 'Blood Shed'

The 2017 judges were:

NICK BRIMBLE, Actor
DOMINIC BUTTIMORE , Executive Producer
FIONA CLARKE-HACKSTON, Media Consultant, Memini
CELINE COULSON, Development Editor, Film4
MANU LUKSCH, Artist and Filmmaker
AVIE LUTHRIE, BAFTA-nominated Film Director ("Mad, Sad and Bad")
LILA RAWLINGS: Executive Producer, Left Bank Pictures & Script Consultant
MATT SMITH, Head of Distribution Lionsgate
NICK TOON, Vice President, UK Public Policy, Time Warner

Films must be under 15 minutes
Films must have been competed no earlier that 31 October 2016

Full rules can be viewed at http://wimbledonshorts.com/submit/2018-rules/

You must enter your film as either a fiction, documentary or animated film.

All films are considered for the overall Best Film prize.

To be eligible for the Best Student Film you must have selected this option on your films FilmFreeway.com page.

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    Balint Kelen

    Great Festival! It was cool to be part of it.

    October 2017
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    Vanessa Bailey

    It's a lovely festival for first-time filmmakers wanting to reach an enthusiastic, local audience. No frills, and the projector and screen quality did take the edge off the viewing experience, the colour especially wasn't quite right. But it's a friendly festival offering a broad selection of shorts and it was a good opportunity to reach a new audience for which we were grateful.

    October 2017
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    Ed Wiles

    Held in a marquee. Nothing wrong with that, but the screen and projector were poor quality (the colour in particular was way off).

    July 2017
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    Juliana Orea

    It is a very beautiful festival, that supports young independent filmmakers.

    October 2016