Short Film Competition 2021

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The Performance Short Film Competition is back.

Now in its fourth year, this exciting and creative competition is bigger and better than ever – with a new category for student filmmakers and £750 of prize money to be won in all seven categories.

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At Performance Media, we’ve played a supporting role in the film industry for over 20 years – and we’re proud to help create new opportunities for filmmakers like you.

Since we first launched this competition in 2018, we’ve helped fund the creation of 12 short films. Now we’re making this year’s contest better than ever, with the introduction of a new category just for students.

So if you want to head closer to that Oscar, get your film ready – this year’s Short Film Competition is officially open.


The categories

This year we have 7 categories and are excited to bring you our new Student film category.
Don’t forget your film must have been completed after 1st January 2019 and it must have a maximum running time of 30 minutes.

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How to enter

To enter the competition, your short film needs to:
– have been completed after 1st January 2019
– have a maximum running time of 30 minutes
– be supplied as a YouTube or Vimeo link
– be submitted no later than 31st August 2021

Please complete the form below to submit your entry.