FOCUS Wales Short Film Award

The 1st edition of the FOCUS Wales Film Festival, supported by Ffilm Cymru Wales & 73 Degree Films, took place on Saturday 18th May 2019!

Info on our 2020 Film festival coming soon…


The FOCUS Wales Film Festival will offer an array of film screenings and events alongside our music showcase and conference programme.

Saturday 18th May 2019

Grove Park Theatre, Town Hill, Wrecsam:

10.30am – Doors Open
11am – Short Film #1
11.15am – ‘Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures’ Screening
13.30pm – Break
13.45pm – Q&A between Jan Harlan and Nathan Abrams
14.15pm – Break
14.30pm – Short Film #2/3/4/5
15.45pm – Break
16.00pm – Short Film #6/7/8
16.30pm – ‘Carwyn Ellis: Ar y Cei yn Rio’ Screening
17.15pm – Awards Ceremony


As part of this day, the festival will be offering the first ever FOCUS Wales Short Film award.
This will offer opportunities for filmmakers, both from Wales and internationally, to submit their work for screenings and awards in a high quality showcase environment.


To submit your short film for the FOCUS Wales Short Film Award 2019 via FilmFreeway, click here.

In this inaugural year of the festival we will be offering awards in 2 categories; Best Welsh Short Film and Best International Short Film.
Regular submissions close on March 4th 2019 at 11:59pm.
Late submissions close on March 24th 2019 at 11:59pm.

Admission to FOCUS Wales Film Festival will be included with all festival wristbands.
If you wish to attend the film festival only, tickets can be purchased here.

More information, including our special screenings, esteemed judging panel and venue are coming soon.

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