Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival

Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival
Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival Ltd 86-90 Paul Street
LONDON, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 207262626

Festival Overview

Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival is a London based film festival accepting national and international short documentaries. We have a panel of judges made up of internationally renowned documentary filmmakers, who will be selecting the films we screen at the festival.

Each category winner will be awarded with an exclusive prize and those films chosen as finalists will screen in London to an audience of filmmakers and documentary enthusiasts.

Our board of supporters and patrons is made up of a careful selection of both feature length and short documentary filmmakers, innovative production companies and organisations committed to showcasing and supporting independent filmmakers.


The Festival has 4 categories:

- Best British Documentary
- Best International Documentary
- Emerging London Talent
- Mini Doc


- Free submissions entry to Melbourne Documentary Film Fest worth 40 $ USD
- Free submission to Arohanui Film Fest
- Interview + Review at Documentary Drive
- More TBC

2016 PRIZES:

Best British - £600 camera & sound kit hire from Feral Equipment
Full film review & interview with About Time

London Emerging - Filmmaking Course with Raindance
Full review & interview with Girls On Film

Best International - Full review and interview with Gorilla Magazine


Documentary Independent Short Student

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Open to the public




All formats. Must be able to be digitally screened.


There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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