Short Film Competition 2024

The Performance Short Film Competition is back for its seventh consecutive year! We have five categories and £1,500 for each winner.


The Performance Short Film Competition is back for 2024!

Now in its seventh year, this exciting and creative competition is back – with a prize fund of £1,500 per category. And after the success of our face to face event last year, we are pleased to confirm we are back with an exclusive event in a new location for our finalists.

Enter. Win. The end.

At Performance Film & Media Insurance, we’ve played a supporting role in the film industry for more than 25 years, and we’re excited to help create new opportunities for filmmakers like you.

Since we launched this competition in 2018, we’ve helped to fund the creation of 31 short films. With the talent getting stronger and stronger each year, we are excited to see your entries.

The categories

Competition timeline


29th May 2024

Competition opens

12th August 2024

Entries close

19th August 2024

Judging to begin

14th October 2024

Shortlist Announced

14th November 2024

Exclusive event to announce the winners