The Festival

Awards and Prizes

As well as competing for our 'Best of Fest' and 'Audience' Awards at each of our showcases, we are also offering the prize of a lifetime - the funding and support to make your short film into a feature. The price includes production, post production marketing, sales and distribution support up to £1million. The prize will also include a 9 Part docu-series following you whilst you make your feature.

This really is the opportunity of a lifetime

All you have to do is submit your short film, mini-series or VR content to us today for our New Visions Showcase, Marbella 2019 Edition. If it is chosen, your submission will be played within our showcase in front of industry professionals, including investors and buyers. We also invite you to attend the showcase to network and meet them yourself.

Your successful submission will also be entered into our competition to win investment to turn it into a feature with all the support you need.


How it works

Prize includes:

Production budget for your film (up to £1million) including casting, crew and post-production to make your short into a feature

A 9 part docu- TV series following you making your feature

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

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


How the competition works:

Enter your short film, VR content, mini-series or unfinished film

five winners will be announced from each festival (up to 20 films in total) with the winner overall being announced at the Berlin Film Festival 2020. 

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


Our 2019 judges have been specifically selected for their professional background giving a diverse range of experience in the film industry.

Our judges are all independent business professionals with backgrounds in production, marketing and distribution from all over the world.

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)


Some of our panellists who have hosted exclusive workshops for filmmakers have includedthe CEO of The Agency Charlotte Thompson (Marketing) CEO of Cameo, Gabriel Foster (Post-production) and Sean O'Kelly (Film Financier). 


VIP Parties

At our festivals we host amazing after parties and networking events with world class performers, DJ's and percussionists, as well as the opportunity to network with our film investors and industry professionals.