Awards and submissions for 2018 are now CLOSED

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FilmBath Festival (previously Bath Film Festival) is a showcase for the most creative, intelligent, and thought-provoking new films and film events, providing opportunities for new filmmakers to reach a diverse audience from the local area and beyond.

We accept entries of particularly brilliant, original and well made shorts films of between 1 and 10 minutes to be screened before features during the festival. We accept submissions from all over the world.

To submit your short (MUST be 10 mins or shorter, including credits, NO exceptions), see below.

We do NOT accept submissions of features – our wonderful Programming Team source and select them.

Deadlines for 2018

Earlybird – £10 – 14 May 2018

Regular – £15/£10 – 15 Aug 2018

Late – £35/£25 – 1 Sept 2018

Submit your film to Withoutabox below ((please do NOT ask for a fee waiver, thank you)

Submit on Withoutabox

Submission fee

£5 – £35

PLEASE avoid late submission, it’s REALLY expensive

(Exact fee will vary depending on date of submission and whether or not you are a student)