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 finalists were announced!

PSFF 2017 Finalists

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

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

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.

This talented bunch will win a share of the £30,000 prize fund – to be announced at the exclusive screening event on 1st November (tickets and info below).

The PromaxBDA UK Short Film Festival 2017

presented by Amazon Prime Video in association with SuperGrizzly

Wednesday, Nov 1st,  2017

Renoir Cinema, Curzon Bloomsbury, Brunswick Centre, Russell Square. WC1N 1AW

Screening of all 5 finalists – Filmmaker Interviews with film critic Karen Krizanovich – Winner announced*

Registration from 4pm. Festival 5 – 9pm. Followed by drinks and canapés until 11pm.

Free tickets are limited and available by advance application only from the end of September via the website.

*The 5 finalists will be invited to attend PromaxBDA UK 2017 Awards ceremony at Hilton Hotel Park Lane London on November 3rd, where the winner will be presented with their award.

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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