Friday, November 13, 2020

BIFA is proud to announce the long list for the 2020 Best British Short Film award, supported by BFI NETWORK.

The 16 films listed below were chosen from over 300 entries. Discover the best new shorts – and most exciting new filmmakers – the UK has to offer!

  • 3 Logical Exits – Mahdi Fleifel
  • An Everyday Act – Gavin Scott Whitfield, Jennifer Monks
  • Dafa Metti – Tal Amiran
  • Filipiñana – Rafael Manuel, Naomi Pacifique
  • Good Thanks, You? – Molly Manning Walker, Sorcha Bacon, Theo Barrowclough, Scarlett Barclay
  • Lizard – Akinola Davies, Wale Davies, Rachel Dargavel
  • Mandem – John Ogunmuyiwa, Emily Everdee
  • Meow or Never – Neeraja Raj, Diana Podra, Vanessa Rose
  • princess – Edem Kelman, Noah Reich
  • Shoal – Tammes Bernstein, Theo Wanderydz, Jamie Macdonald
  • Speaking for the Dead – Peiman Zekavat
  • Sudden Light – Sophie Littman, Tom Wood
  • Summer Shade – Shira Haimovici, Yuli Shiloach
  • The Forgotten C – Molly Manning Walker, Jessi Gutch
  • The Long Goodbye – Aneil Karia, Riz Ahmed, Tom Gardner
  • White Rocks – Carmen Mueck, Miriam Newman, Fiona Lamptey

You can find out more about each film and the teams behind them via the HeyUGuys exclusive here:

The nominations will be be announced Wednesday 9th December. The BIFA winner announcements will take place in February 2021.

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