Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and venue issues the event has been moved to 2022.

Set in the centre of England, The Wyre Forest International Film Festival will be homed at the newly opened Lume Cinema in 2022, with various other venues across Kidderminster, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, Bewdley and the surrounding areas. Refreshingly intimate, but International in scale, The Wyre Forest International Film Festival will host premieres, an international competition, documentaries, short films, art installations, talks and live music performances.

An award ceremony will be held at the end of the festival with a professional panel of judges from within the industry.

We proudly announce all our Categories as follows:

Best Feature
Best Short
Best Cinematography
Best Score
Best Director
Best Female Director
Best Editor
Best Production Design
Best Documentary
Best Documentary Short
Best Screenplay
Best Music Video
Best Horror Sponsored By Cine-Excess
Best Science fiction
Best Animated Film
Best Hair & Make Up
Best Producer
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Experimental Film
Best First Time Filmmaker (Short or Feature)
Best Student Film (Short or Feature)
Best Midlands Film (Short or Feature)

All films submitted to the festival must have full ownership rights and clearances for their content. On entering your film into Wyre Forest International Film Festival you agree to the film being shown to an audience and to be used for promoting the event. The festival has the right to use a trailer, stills and a poster from the films for promotional purposes.

Films can be from anywhere in the world since the festival is an international competition.

All non English speaking films must have English subtitles.