Awards Livestream Event - Friday 23rd October 2020

1475 submissions from all over the world.

Who will make it to the final Top 10?

"We never predicted to receive such an incredible amount of high quality short film entries - triple the numbers from our previous competition! We are working hard to finalise the results with our board of judges. Further updates coming very soon" - spudFILM

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Screening and awards October 23rd

Remember:  STAY HOME and BE SAFE


spudFILM 2020 is running its second Film Competition titled: Cleanse

The theme for the film competition will be about all forms and interpretations of the word CLEANSE. 

We will be looking for the most attention grabbing and creative films. We will focus on the strength of the ideas and how they are conveyed through thought-provoking and engaging storytelling.

Be sure that the theme CLEANSE comes across clearly in your film, to be in with the best chance of success!


FREE to enter for anyone with a passion for film and who has a creative imagination!

The competition will offer 4 main award categories: 

- Youth (a filmmaker who is 17 years old or less)

- Adult  (a filmmaker who is 18 years old and over)

- Best Smartphone Film  (a film made using a phone camera)

- Best Local Film (50 mile radius from spudWORKS in Sway, UK)

There will also be 1 People's Choice Award selected from the combined categories.

Film entries can be created by solo filmmakers or by a group, the choice is yours.


Aim for the top and WIN prizes, Certificates and get your film noticedby a wider audience!


Every Filmmaker needs exposure! The top 10 films will be shown on our website at our digital screening during September 2020.


At the screening event there will be an additional chance to WIN! A 'People's Vote' winner will be selected during the screening so come along to choose your favourite film!


All the winning entries will receive their film transferred onto celluloid film and placed in a film can! (courtesy of CPC/Black Hangar Studios)



Once you have created your film - upload it to Film Freeway

The submissions deadline will be on the 1st August 2020.

This is a free to enter event. There are absolutely no fees! 

The shortlisted top 10 films will be shown either through a virtual screening  or on the 26th September, followed by the Judges talk and prize giving.  The final event will be determined by what the restrictions are regarding the COVID-19 situation. 

Please Click Here for full Terms & Conditions and click the FILM FREEWAY button below to submit your film.

If you have any questions please email our Event Administrator at

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