Categories & Prizes

 Jury's Prize 

The best of the best, picked by our jury of creative media professionals. ​

First Place

  • £40 Amazon voucher

  • 50% off equipment rental voucher from Maniac Films

  • 1 day FREE studio hire with InCamera

  • Encounters 2021 festival pass

  • 1-on-1 Zoom Meeting with BFI Southwest Network Talent Executive

Runner-up

  • £20 Amazon voucher

  • 50% off equipment rental voucher from Maniac Films

  • Encounters 2021 festival pass

 Fresh Filmmakers Prize 

Open exclusively to 1st- and 2nd-year students, this is the place to find up and coming talent.

First Place

  • £30 Amazon voucher

  • 50% off equipment rental voucher from Maniac Films

  • Encounters 2021 festival pass

  • 1-on-1 Zoom Meeting with BFI Southwest Network Talent Executive

Runner-up

  • £10 Amazon voucher

  • 50% off equipment rental voucher from Maniac Films

  • Encounters 2021 festival pass

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