Forest Film Club Short Film Bursary

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Forest Film Club Short Film Bursary

Ready to make your first film? Live in Waltham Forest? Forest Film Club are giving first time filmmakers the opportunity to win a bursary of £500 towards their project.

All applications will be reviewed by an expert panel of experienced filmmakers and all finalists invited to a Q&A with the panel where they will pitch their project. Then the winner of the bursary will be announced!

All you need to do is fill out the application form found here by Monday 9 September 2019 at midnight and follow @forestfilmclub on Instagram and Facebook for more up to date information.


Films submitted for the bursary must meet ALL eligibility requirements listed;

  • Applicants must currently live in Waltham Forest or be able to prove that they are originally from the borough
  • Applicants must not have previously made a film for a budget of more than £200 and/or one that has been selected for a film festival
  • Applicants must apply for the bursary with the intention of making a film no longer than 30 minutes
  • The final deadline for all submissions is Monday 9 September 2019 at 00:00.
  • You must be available to attend the event on Saturday 28 September
  • When your film is completed it will have its premiere at a Forest Film Club hosted event