Welcome to Colchester Film Festival

Colchester Film Festival 2014 took place from the 22nd-26th of October 2014 at the Firstsite Colchester Visual Arts Gallery (Essex, UK). The festival showcased some of the best filmmaking talent from around the world and was a chance for audiences to watch the best new feature and short films from across the globe.

For those wanting to learn more about the film industry we also hosted a series of workshops, master-classes and panel discussions from top industry professionals questions whose credits included Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Slumdog Millionaire, Last King of Scotland, Trainspotting, Fierce Creatures, Pirates of the Caribbean, Inception, The Iron Ladt and more.

For further information on all the screenings, workshops and masterclasses that took place please check our online Colchester Film Festival 2014 Festival Guide.


Colchester Film Festival 2014 Winners

The winners of Colchester Film Festival 2014 selected by our four judges Martin Ruhe (DoP – Harry Brown, The American), Stephen Haren (Editor – Nowhere Boy, Northern Soul), Danny King (Screenwriter – Wild Bill, Thieves Like Us) and Benjamin Caron (Director – Skins, My Mad Fat Diary) were…..

Best Film (Sponsored by DMC Consulting) Heavyweight
Matthew Martino Rising Star Award Daisy Jacobs (The Bigger Picture)
60 Hour Film Challenge Winners Cut To Productions (Dead Meat)
Best Director Lewis Arnold (Charlie Says)
Best Editing Borja Cobeaga (Democracy)
Best Cinematography Alfie Biddle (Charlie Says)
Best Screenplay Alberto Gonzalez Vazquez (Democracy)

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