Winner of Pears Short Film Fund at UK Jewish Film 2018: 100 Faces

100 Faces: a film by Benjamin Till

100 Faces explores what it means to be British and Jewish in 2018, in a unique musical film featuring 100 diverse Jewish people, aged from one to one hundred.

The film will be premiered at the UK Jewish Film Festival 2018.

Winner of Pears Short Film Fund at UK Jewish Film 2018: Starboy

Starboy: a film by Joëlle Bentolila

Starboy is an intimate study of how conflicting beliefs destroy the daily life of a married couple, it is also the portrait of a young man’s journey towards relativity, self-doubt and discovery.

The film will be premiered at the UK Jewish Film Festival 2018.

Applications for the Pears Short Film Fund at UKJF

For 2019, two grants of £10,000 are available for the production of a short film – drama, animation or factual with a Jewish theme of significance to both Jewish and general audiences. The areas of relevance include interfaith, assimilation, integration, asylum seekers and issues that connect with Jewish life, history or cultures worldwide.

Maximum length – 10 minutes. The judging panel is drawn from experienced professionals in the British film and television industry and the scheme is open to all filmmakers resident in the UK.

Applications for the 2019 fund close on 11th January 2019.