Flatpack Festival
Film for all the senses

Flatpack 2023: Submissions Open!

Thursday 22nd September, 2022

Submissions for Flatpack no.17 are now open.

It's that time of year again - we're now accepting short film submissions for Flatpack Festival 2023. As always, we're after all types and genres of short films - all selected submissions will be featured in our 2023 programme (16-21 May 2022) and we're a BAFTA-qualifying festival, so successful submissions could go on to win a BAFTA.


What can I submit?

Films need to be completed after January 2021 and must be under 20 minutes long.

How do I submit?

We use the platform Film Freeway - just scroll to the bottom of this page and click the big ol’ Film Freeway button.

Is there a cost?

Submission fees for short films are £21 before 11 December and £26 after.

Are there cash prizes?

Yes indeed! Five in fact - ranging from £300 to £1,000 for the Short Film Award.

When do I need to submit by?

Earlybird deadline is 11:59pm, Sunday 11 December 2022 and the final deadline is 11:59pm, Sunday 15 January 2023.

Can I see previous winners?

Absolutely - check out all of last year's winners on our blog.

Feel free to get in touch if you have any other questions. Otherwise, head over to Film Freeway and get submitting:

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