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Imperial War Museum Short Film Festival Open Call

Open calls | 28 April 2017

IWM Short Film Festival is a showcase of imaginative and challenging films inspired by our collections and our role – to explore the causes, course and consequences of war and conflict, and its impact on people’s lives.

Call for entries for IWM Short Film Festival 2017 closes midnight Friday 28 April 2017.
Entries will be accepted in two categories:
• Documentary
• Creative Response

There will be four additional awards:
• IWM Special Category: States of Emergency
• Best Student Film
• Best Use of IWM Archive Material
• Audience Vote Award

All shortlisted films will be screened at IWM London from 17-26 November 2017. Filmmakers will also be in with a chance of having their film screened at Picturehouse cinemas.
Prizes for 2017 include:
• An archive and restoration package of up to £10,000 with R3Store Studios Ltd
• A 12 week paid internship with October Films
• 5 days free access to a fully equipped studio space or High End post-production facilities at London South Bank University

For submissions, go to: