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Short films are a vibrant art form in their own right, and a great way to develop your filmmaking skills and make your creative mark.

Here's where we serve up some of the finest advice and inspiration for those of you keeping it short and sweet.

Left: Alice Lowe: DIY Shorts Mini Masterclass


Top Tips for Short Filmmakers 

We run events for short filmmakers throughout the year, offering advice on everything from budgets to distribution. We gather the highlights for you, right here...

Shorts Festivals + Competitions

Your short is complete. Congrats! It's time to hit the circuit and get it seen. Here are some festivals + competitions that can help you get noticed.

Watch BAFTA-winning Shorts

Check out the stellar work on show in some BAFTA-winning shorts - and read how their filmmakers got started and their advice to others doing the same.

Your Short + BAFTA

Is your short film eligible for a BAFTA? Get the rules and requirements on, here





Short Animation nominee blogs...

 Here to Fall
 (Blog 1, Blog 2, Blog 3)

 I'm Fine Thanks
 (Blog 1, Blog 2, Blog 3)

 The Making of Longbird
 (Blog 1, Blog 2, Blog 3)

Short Film nominee blogs...

 The Curse
 (Blog 1, Blog 2, Blog 3)

 Good Night
 (Blog 1, Blog 2)

 The Voorman Problem
 (Blog 1, Blog 2, Blog 3)