Submissions Now Open For ‘The Pompeywood Film Festival’

The Pompeywood Film Festival returns for another year! Pompeywood is to highlight the work of independent, low or no budget, filmmakers in Portsmouth, Hampshire, the UK, and across the world. The principal focus of the festival is within the Horror genre and for short films (under 15 minutes) but also invites submissions for awards for other genres including science fiction, thriller, and comedy. The deadline is June 15th, 2024. Entries to the Short Film Competition will be limited to a length of 15 minutes. Entries to the Trailer Competition will be limited to a length of 3 minutes.

On September 8th we will have a live event at the legendary WedgeWood Rooms in Southsea, Portsmouth. During the event there will be an award ceremony for the following categories.

– Best Horror Film

– Best Comedy

– Best Sci Fi

– Best Thriller

– Best Local Film (Portsmouth and surrounding solents)

– Best Actor

– Best Story

– Best Cinematography

– Best Director

– Best Make Up

– Best Trailer

– Audience Award

The event will also be screening two independent feature films which will be announced after the short film competition deadline.

Statement from Co-Festival Director Rich Millyard and Sam Mason Bell

“We can’t wait to see everyone’s fantastic short films. Every year you see some genuine works of art and it’s always exciting to see what’s out there. It’s been a joy to host films from across the world and screen them at the fantastic WedgeWood Rooms.” Film Free Way Link- https://filmfreeway.com/PompeywoodGenreFilmFestival

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