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.

Applying for the Pears Short Film Fund at UK Jewish Film

Two grants of up to £13,500 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 fund focusses on supporting the production and exhibition of short films that reflect British-Jewish stories, life, history and culture. Areas of relevance include identity, interfaith, assimilation, integration, antisemitism and racism.

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 are now closed. 

If you have any queries, please email: shortfilmfund@ukjewishfilm.org.
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