Create a short film for Sundance London
This is a real chance for filmmakers to have a platform for their work at one of the most prestigious events in the film calendar.
"In keeping with the Sundance ethos of celebrating independent artists, the Sundance London Short Film Competition allows us to tap into the vibrant artistic community in the UK and connect that work with audiences at the festival.
I am personally amazed and encouraged by the high quality level of entries we receive each year for this competition. I watch thousands of films a year so I think that’s saying something! So… Make a go of it now… and make a film that will blow our mind!"
- John Cooper, Director Sundance Film Festival
The overall selected filmmaker will receive:
*Travel not provided
The filmmaker with the largest public support will receive:
*Travel not provided
Talent Development Coordinator, Film London
Jo ensures the successful delivery of Film London’s short film schemes London Calling, London Calling Plus and other related production projects. He has been commissioning short films since 2003, and in that time has developed and delivered hundreds of ground-breaking shorts, including 3 BAFTA nominees and BAFTA-winning ‘I do Air’.
Kat Lo is a writer-director with a BA in Art and Anthropology from Yale and an MFA in Screenwriting and Directing from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. A former painter, political activist, and published writer, she now works as Executive Director at her family business and writes screenplays. She is currently directing a feature documentary about the relationship between master architect Mies van der Rohe and his architect grandson Dirk Lohan.
Senior Lecturer Digital Film Production, Ravensbourne
Ben is an award-winning director who premiered his most recent short ‘Battlecock!’ at the 2013 BFI London Film Festival. His film ‘Island Queen’ won the Best Comedy award at the European Independent Film Festival this year and is nominated for the short film BAFTA. He has just released his first feature length thriller 'Borderlands' for festival submission and begins work on his second feature 'Annie has Body Issues' next year.
Events and Awards Producer, WIFTV
Sarah is the Events and Awards Producer for Women in Film and Television (UK), the leading membership organisation for women working in creative media in the UK. Sarah is responsible for the events programme which includes workshops, discussions, screenings, networking evenings and collaborations with major festivals.