Awards

AWARDS CEREMONY

The annual awards ceremony will give prizes in the following categories with all submissions judged by a panel of industry experts and alumni:

Best British short
Best documentary
Best animated film
Best foreign film
Best first time feature
Best British film
Best student film (any film category)
Best Surrey film (any film category)
Best director
Best female director
Lead actor
Lead actress
Supporting actor
Supporting actress
Cinematography
Sound
Editing
Composer
Make up
Costume
Screenplay
Short screenplay
TV pilot script

Prizes will be presented at a gala, red carpet ceremony by both industry names and local business leaders, all promoted across numerous high-profile media platforms.

AWARD WINNERS

All award winners will receive a free ticket to both their screening and the closing red carpet awards ceremony, as well as an invitation to the VIP networking party with the judging panel and other industry alumni.

TROPHIES, CERTIFICATES, LAURELS

SEIFF certificate for Best Director 2018All films, scripts and screenplays officially selected will receive the festival’s Official Selection laurels to display on any artwork together with a certificate. Award winners will receive awards laurels and certificates together with a trophy.

Trophies and certificates will be presented at the closing awards ceremony. Trophies will be sent at the festival’s expense to any winners not able to attend.

 

PRINTED BROCHURE

All films officially selected will be screened at the festival and will be featured in the printed festival brochure. A complimentary copy of the festival brochure will be sent to the representative of each film, script, or screenplay featured in the brochure as officially selected.