Film Submission Heading

FILM AWARD CATEGORIES:

BEST FILM

OPEN TO UK AND INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS. We accept films of OVER 20 minutes and we welcome any genre such as action, comedy, horror, romance, etc.

BEST UK SHORT FILM

OPEN TO UK FILMMAKERS. If you’re into making short films – We accept films of UNDER 20 minutes and welcome any genre such as action, comedy, horror, romance, etc.

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM

OPEN TO INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS. If you’re into making short films – We accept films of UNDER 20 minutes and welcome any genre such as action, comedy, horror, romance, etc.

BEST DOCUMENTARY

OPEN TO UK AND INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS. Have you got a great factual report on a particular subject? We want to see something you’re passionate about in your film, including interviews with the people involved and some creative filming shots.

BEST ARTISTIC SHORT FILM

OPEN TO UK AND INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS. If you’re creative, we welcome experimental film UNDER 20 minutes, which also includes animation, special effects, music videos, etc.

BEST TELEVISION PROGRAMME

OPEN TO UK AND INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS. If you have a series, please submit your best episode.

BEST DIRECTOR

Recognition for a Director who has demonstrated outstanding directing skills, based on the submitted film.

BEST SCREENWRITER (Film categories only)

Recognition for the person who created an outstanding script for the submitted film.

BEST ACTOR

Recognition for a talented male Deaf actor who has exhibited outstanding acting in the submitted film.

BEST ACTRESS

Recognition for a talented female Deaf actor who has exhibited outstanding acting in the submitted film.

BEST PRESENTER (Television & Documentary categories only)

Recognition for a talented Deaf Presenter who delivers a confident, passionate, professional and charismatic performance. (This must be submitted by the Production company NOT individuals)

Film & TV Awards and Non-Competition Category | APPLICATION FORM | must be 18 or over to apply


EARLYBIRD DEADLINE – Wednesday 1st December, 2021 by 5pm (GMT) FREE if received by 1st December 2021.

FINAL DEADLINE – Monday 31st January, 2022 by 5pm (GMT) £25.00 (GBP) if received between 1st December 2021 after 5pm – 31st January, 2022 by 5pm

About Deaffest

UK's Leading Deaf-Led Film and Arts Festival

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.