What We Offer

In no uncertain terms we are offering the PRIZE OF A LIFETIME for aspiring filmmakers: the funding and support to make your short or TV pilot into a full feature or series.

The prize includes production, post production, marketing, sales and distribution support within a budget of £1,000,000. Additionally the winner will be the focus of a 9-part documentary mini-series which will chart their journey towards completing their first feature or series.

To be in with a chance of winning this prize all you have to do is submit your short film or pilot episode (up to 20 minutes in length) to our Berlin Showcase. If you are successful in your submission, your short will be screened in front of industry professionals, including investors and buyers. You will also be able to network and attend our Q&A's, workshops and other events.

How it works

How the competition works:

Enter your short film, mini-series or unfinished film

Each successful entry is screened in front of our expert panel.

Five winners will be announced from each showcase.

The overall winner will be announced at our Awards Party on the 13th of February 2020 in London.

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited material and any screenplays received will be returned unopened.

Prize includes:

Production budget (up to £1million) 

Marketing and social media management (for up to 1 year)

International Sales and distribution support to help get your film in front of buyers. 

9-part documentary series following your creative journey.



Our judges are all independent business professionals with outstanding backgrounds in production, marketing, distribution and the Film & TV industries generally. They hail from all over the world, representing a diverse range of backgrounds. 

Please stay tuned for confirmation of the judges selected for each of our showcases.

Our Workshops & Panelists

Please stay tuned for confirmation of the workshops we will be hosting at each of our showcases.

At our Cannes and London film festival showcases, we hosted filmmaker workshops with industry professionals such as renowned producer Mark Foligno (The King's Speech), writer Kate Leys (Script editor of Four Weddings & A Funeral) and legendary filmmaker Mike Leigh (Naked, Vera Drake, Truth and Lies)