Deadline: 12th June 2023 | For filmmakers worldwide! Accept the Depict challenge and get creative in just a minute and a half to be in with a chance of winning up to £2500 prize money, invaluable industry exposure, screening at BAFTA Qualifying Encounters Festival and a host of other exclusive prizes. Entry is free.

Talent & originality

Depict has been uncovering new filmmaking talent for over twenty years – showing incredible originality, fantastic imagination and a minute and a half of pure entertainment.

There are over 200 mini masterpieces for you to watch from the Depict short film competition.

Depict is an international contest that challenges you to create an original film that is no longer than 90 seconds. You can use any genre, style, or technique, as long as your film is creative, distinctive, and engaging. The competition is open to anyone from anywhere in the world, and you can submit as many films as you like for free.

The best films will be selected by a jury of industry experts and screened at the Encounters Film Festival in Bristol, UK, in September 2023. You will also have the chance to network with filmmakers, distributors, and funders at the festival. The winners will receive cash prizes, industry exposure, and career development opportunities.

Don’t miss this opportunity to express yourself in 90 seconds and reach a wide audience.

Find out more and apply at the official link below:


Apply before 12th June, 2023