Short Film Submissions
WINTER GARDENS FILM FESTIVAL: SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Building on the success of our 2016 season, The Winter Gardens Film Festival is pleased to announce a new component to its annual event held in Blackpool’s historic Winter Gardens.
All shortlisted entries will be screened as part of a special event at the Blackpool Winter Gardens Opera House, a unique venue, built in 1939 as a cine-variety theatre, combining a super cinema with a world class stage for theatrical performance. The venue, with a capacity of just under 3000 is the second largest in the UK and the only venue of this type and size to hold permanent HD/Surround Sound cinema capability.
2017 Film Shortlist
- Black Comedy – Luigi Pane
- Me, Baby and the Alligator – Jean Faucher
- Hollamby’s Hill – Joe Gilbert
- Hole – Qian Zhuang
- Silence – Hamish Downie
- The Day my Gran Rode a Rollercoaster – Jamie Scrutton
- The Key to Life – Peter Mottram
Awards & Prizes
The 2017 event sees the launch of the Black and White Short Film Competition with all entries competing to win Blackpool’s Golden Seagull award with cash prize of £500.
There will be two additional awards: Runner Up and the People’s Choice Award, each having a value of £100.
Rules & Terms