Encounters Film Festival

United Kingdom


Encounters is the UK’s leading short film, animation and virtual reality festival. The festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in film production, providing a platform for emerging talent and established filmmakers from around the world, and continues to be a unique meeting place for the industry.

Encounters presents a prestigious annual international competition, showcasing the bold and innovative work of filmmakers, animators and moving image creators.

Event date

24.09.2019 ⟶ 29.09.2019

Main Awards
Brief Encounters Grand Prix
Animated Encounters Grand Prix Immersive Encounters Grand Prix

Mixed Awards
Deaf Shorts Award
Children’s Jury Award
International Audience Award
UK Audience Award
Young People’s Award
Unchosen Award

Best of British
Chris Collins Best of British Award – Live Action
Best of British Award – Animation

UK Student Awards
UK Student Award – Animation
UK Student Award – Live Action

Event Adress
1 Canon’s Road
United Kingdom

Admin Adress
1 Unity Street
United Kingdom

Entry fee: £20-£40

Rich Warren

(Festival Director)