Southampton Film Week

SFW: Shorts

SFW: Shorts 2023 – The Official Selection – Who will win? Find out tonight!

Southampton Film Week is delighted to announce the short films that have made the official selection for SFW: Shorts 2023!

We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who submitted to this year’s competition. The Southampton Film Week team have enjoyed watching films of all different forms and genres from across the globe. We have created our 15-film shortlist for the four categories of Best Fiction, Best Artist Film, Best Documentary and *NEW FOR 2023* Best Music Video. All films in the Official Selection are in contention for the Michael Fuller Award for Best Film selected by our panel of judges, and the Audience Award voted for at the screening and awards ceremony during the festival. We will also announce the winner of the Solent University sponsored Regional Filmmaker Prize and the award for Best Animation.

Submit Artist Film to SFW: Shorts 2023

Submit your Artist Film– up to 15 minutes – now to SFW: Shorts 2023.

Final Deadline 6th October 2023.

SFW: Shorts welcomes experimental and artist films up to 15 minutes, submissions can be narrative or non-narrative. Any style accepted including animation and live action. SFW: Shorts also accepts short fictions, documentaries and new for this year, music videos.