We are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Bath Film Festival and IMDb New Filmmaker Award. Congratulations to the following filmmakers:

Jan Boon for Big Bird

Sebastien Pins for Une passion d’or et de feu

Jake Balfour-Lynn for Chinese Treachery

Kamila Dydyna for Testimony

Matt Bailey & Kelly Wenham for Is It Dead Yet…?

We look forward to watching these films and selecting a winner at the Awards Event, which will take place at on 8 December 2015, at Little@Komedia.

The confirmed judges so far are Col Needham – CEO of IMDb – and director Otto Bathurst (Peaky Blinders) with others to join the panel soon.

Watch this space!

(Still from Big Bird, featured above.)