Recognises new filmmaking talent that displays originality and freshness of vision from a first-time fiction feature film.

The jury is led by double Academy Award winning producer Simon Chinn, and also includes renowned actor Henry Goodman, BAFTA-winning documentary filmmaker Daniel Gordon, BAFTA-winning producer Danielle Lux, film and television screenwriter Kate Muir, and director/cinematographer Ben Steele.

This Award is sponsored by The Grove.