Barnes Film Festival Short Film Competition

3 Dec 2021 - 1 Mar 2022

The 7th edition of Barnes Film Festival takes place in June 2022 and aims to celebrate emerging talent in the Film and TV industry. With an amazing array of judges and patrons including Stanley Tucci, Vanessa Redgrave, Steven Moffat, George Mackay and Director of Film4 Daniel Battsek, it is a great place to have your work seen.  

The festival focus in on debut filmmakers and submissions are now open for:   

  • Short Film Competition – all genres and level of experience welcome 
  • Feature Film Competition – all genres and level of experience welcome 
  • Youth Short Film Showcase (18 and under) & Children’s Short Film Showcase (12 and under) - all genres and level of skills and experience welcome. Free to enter, not a competition but a chance for young filmmakers to showcase their work at an international festival  
  • Full details for submission requirements, awards and T&Cs can be found at

Barnes Film Festival want to highlight as many emerging filmmakers as possible during the festival. 

Deadlines are as follows:

January 1, 2022 Earlybird

February 1, 2022 Regular Deadline

March 1, 2022 Late Deadline

Presented by Barnes Film Festival

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