IMDb Script to Screen Award Event 4th June 2013
108 scripts were submitted to the 2013 Bath Film Festival IMDb Script to Screen Award. These were whittled down to 15 and sent to the author Fay Weldon who chose the top five. They are: Holy Cannelloni by Carolina Giammetta; Arresting Andrew by Philip O’Brien; New York Lobby 3.00 a.m by John Burdeaux; Conversations with Strangers by James Sampson; Trunk by Jack Cox. These five scripts are being rehearsed by the Bath Spa University drama students who will perform a table read at this prestigious event.
IMDb New Filmmaker Award 2013
This is an award for the best short film (between 1-10 minutes) made by a first time film-maker. The prize is £1,000 to go towards the winner's next film plus a title page on IMDb, an IMDb enamel badge and help with distribution to other film festivals.
Submissions for Shorts
We accept entries of particularly brilliant - original, well made, insightful etc - shorts of between 1 and 10 minutes to be screened before features during Bath Film Festival 14 - 24 Nov 2013.
2012 IMDb Script to Screen Award Winner's Triumph
In 2012, Pussy Cat by Simon Wharf won the IMDb Script to Screen Award. From July to November, they worked on making their script into a short. In January 2013 they won the RTS award for best short.
Our Wonderful Volunteers
We had around 70 volunteers helping with the 2012 festival and they were, as ever, AMAZING. As well as stewarding, projecting, distributing the brochure and blogging, we had some wonderful interns who helped to coordinate the volunteers, manage ticket allocations and market the festival. THANK YOU ALL, we couldn't do it without you. X
Bath Film Festival's 2012 IMDb Award Winning Films Nominated for Prestigious Awards
BOTH of the 2012 Bath Film Festival IMDb Award Winning films are up for amazing awards this weekend: an Oscar for one and an RTS Award for the other!