Flatpack Festival
Film for all the senses

Flatpack 2024: Submissions Open!

Wednesday 23rd August, 2023

Submit your short film to the eighteenth Flatpack Festival.

Planning for Flatpack no.18 (10-19 May 2024) is well underway, and we're now accepting all types and genres of short films to be considered for the 2024 programme. We are a BAFTA Qualifying Festival, so not only will successful submissions earn a place in our shorts programme - they could also go on to win a BAFTA!


What can I submit?

Films need to be completed after January 2022 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 10 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 10 December 2023 and the final deadline is 11:59pm, Sunday 21 January 2024.

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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