• Best British Short Documentary

  • Best Emerging Talent

  • Best International Short Documentary

  • Best Unconventional Storytelling

Awards Sponsors 2020


Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the UK, currently rated top 10 international film festival for filmmakers to consider, according to studiobinder. It is based in the heart of London’s buzzing West End film district.

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UK Film Review has been an established movie publication since 2012, with film critics writing reviews for its website and monthly magazine from across the UK and internationally. The platform provides reviews for movies across the spectrum, including theatrical releases, independent cinema, short films, documentaries, animation, and world cinema. 

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Aeon is a digital magazine of ideas, philosophy and culture. Publishing new articles every weekday, Aeon describes itself as a publication which "asks the biggest questions and finds the freshest, most original answers, provided by world-leading authorities on science, philosophy and society."


One World Media is a non-profit organisation, registered in the UK as a charitable trust. It is based in London. The charity promotes media that contributes to global dialogue and understanding, human rights and development, mobilising a global media community that shares the same values. It is an initiative intended to allow broadcasters a wider access to audiences for ideas on international development


“Home of alternative screen culture in London” (Film London), RADIANT CIRCUS has been helping Londoners discover great things to do in the dark since we first emerged from the aisles in early 2018. What started as our founder & barker-in-chief’s personal film blog rapidly became the only comprehensive guide to what’s on London’s independent film scene. Free for everyone online & supported entirely by paid subscribers at celebrates the capital’s historic cinemas, underground venues, film festivals & neighbourhood film clubs as well as an increasingly wild array of pop-up screen events in bars, breweries, open spaces & inflatables.


Each year, The Trust celebrates the best documentary filmmaking from Britain and around the world with the British Documentary Awards - more fondly known as The Griersons - as well as encouraging young filmmakers though its DocLab Training and Mentoring Scheme.


Doc Heads exists to support documentary filmmakers in all ways – through our bi-monthly nights, access to events/festivals, discounts, networking opportunities and funding opportunities. Set up in 2009 by four filmmakers as a way of introducing all our filmmaking friends to each other, it’s expanded to become one of the leading organisations in the documentary world.   Every two months, we screen a selection of the latest and best work in the field, and invite filmmakers to join us in an unpretentious evening of drinks and discussion.