Welcome to the
2019 New Forest Film Festival

Our Winners have been announced!

Visit the Categories/Winners page for 2019 to see who has made it to the top of the pile in each category - the winners were announced at the Awards Ceremony on the 8th June.

To clarify, the winning films were all shown at the awards ceremony and the finalist films will be available to other venues during the 9-day extravaganza around the whole New Forest, run by Film: New forest, - dates and times to be announced.

The New Forest Film Festival accepts entries from around the world only via FilmFreeway.com, the world's best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. We are extremely proud to have been awarded GOLD status on Film Freeway, offering discounts to other Gold members.

All entries cost the same, just $15 (approximately £12):

  • Narrative
  • Horror
  • Comedy
  • Animation
  • Documentary
  • Sci-Fi
  • Music

Here's why you should get involved!


Awards and Prizes for 2019

To find out what the winners will receive, visit the Categories/Winners page for 2019 which we will be updating as more prizes are announced.

WHAT COULD YOU WIN?  Prototype "Derek" available to view NOW. 

In association with…

We are very proud of the fact that the Film: New Forest initiative by the New Forest District Council  has chosen to include our festival as the competitive element of their nine-day film extravaganza, from the 8th to the 16th June 2019. Check out the events that you can attend here: www.newforestfilmfestival.com/events

Events will be held across the New Forest region, celebrating the diverse locations available for filming there as well as screening classic and recent films at various cinemas and helping promote the film industry in the region. 

Another big part of the Film: New Forest event will be the fostering of links with the colleges and universities in the area to encourage new and young filmmakers to have a go and enter this festival... who knows where their careers might take off to from here?


The Film: New Forest initiative by the New Forest District Council has received ‘Highly Commended’ in the FSB (Federation of Small Business) Wessex Regional Local Authority Small Business Friendly Awards. The award is for the ‘Most Innovative Small Business Friendly programme, Campaign or Project’. 


Brockenhurst College will be hosting our invitation-only awards ceremony on June 8th 2019.