Our Pre-selection Panel and Programming Committee will be comprised of a diverse and broad spectrum of representatives across the industry in the UK, with an all-inclusive range of ages. Our pre-selection criteria can be found here.


Awards and Prizes

Rose Award for Best U18 Short Film

A weekend course at the MET FILM SCHOOL - An Introduction to Filmmaking. 

Blue Elephant Films Award  in association with Script Angel for Best Short Screenplay UK

WE WILL PRODUCE THE WINNERS FILM. KIFF will FUND and work with you to bring your film to the screen. This award is only open to UK residents.

Best Student Short Film

Prize money: £250

LipSync Post Award for Best First Feature Film

Prize: Post production services at LipSync Post (value £13,500)

VMI.TV Award for Best Short Film

Prize: Voucher for camera hire (value £1500)

Best Feature Film

Prize money of £1500

Rotunda Award for Best Documentary

Prize money of £750

The Eadweard Muybridge Prize

Prize money of £500

This award is only open to filmmakers living within the Kingston 'KT' postcode.

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Submission Deadlines 2022

January, 5th 2022

Submissions Open

February 12th, 2022

Earlybird Deadline

March 5th, 2022

Regular Deadline

April 1st, 2022

Late Deadline

May 5, 2022

Extended Deadline

May 31st, 2022

Extended UK Short Screenplay Deadline