The PromaxBDA UK short film festival was established in 2010 to encourage, showcase and reward short films made by TV promo people and those working in TV branding and promotion.

The PromaxBDA UK Short Film Festival 2017 Winner

Roger The Real Life Superhero
Produced, Filmed, Edited & Directed by Cathy MacDonald, freelance including: Sky TV.

The screening of all 5 finalists, and Filmmaker Interviews with film critic Karen Krizanovich took place at the exclusive event on 1st November 2017 at the Renior Cinema. The finalists won a share of the £30,000 prize fund, announced at the exclusive screening event on 1st November 2017. The winner Cathy MacDonald, was announced at the screening of all films presented by Amazon Prime Video in association with SuperGrizzly.

The 5 finalists were invited to attend PromaxBDA UK 2017 Awards ceremony at Hilton Hotel Park Lane London on November 3rd, where the Cathy MacDonald was be presented with her award.

2017 Finalists

So That Mom is Happy
Written & Directed by Asya Mozhegova, U Channel, Russia.

Bad Day at the Office
Written & Directed by Nick Scott, Studio Hansa.

The Prevailing Winds
Directed by Adam Butcher, BBC Creative

The Man With His Arm Stuck in a Toilet
Written & Directed by Dave Gibson, Channel 4.

The winning videos will be available to view soon, but in the meantime you can view our past finalists videos on Amazon Prime.

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Past Winners

2016 winner - here boy

produced by Selena Cunningham, directed by Molly Manners

2015 winner - if the cuckoo don't crow

directed by Steve Kirby

2014 winner - cowboy ben

directed by Scott Rawsthorne and Jon Shaikh

2013 winner - sausage

directed by Robert Grieves

2012 winner - extranjero

directed and producted by Dan Lumb and Crinan Campbell

2011 winner - internet story

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2010 winner - worship

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