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Video of Closing Ceremony is released on YouTube

10 April 2013

We had dramatic Sweeny Todd performances, fresh musical talent and most importantly, the jury's handpicked winners of Westminster Film Forum. Our production team were working hard to catch an insight to the action, and package it together for you nicely...

Jury Member Tariq Nasir brings the Let's All Be Free Film Festival to London

08 April 2013

When he's not deciding on winners for Westminster Film Forum, alumni Tari Nasir is busy running his own production company AND Film Festival (We don't know how he does it!). LABFFF showcases a diverse selection of short fiction, documentary and “expression” films from across the globe. It's aim it to encourage constructive and inclusive debate and promote a greater understanding of how and why notions of freedom differ across cultures.

Thank you to all involved in the first ever Westminster Film Forum!

03 April 2014

So WFF has finally drawn to a close, and what a fantastic time we have had. We've been given the opportunity to screen varied and professional productions, showcase musical talent and celebrate the talent of our students from a vast range of different courses. Now we look forward to doing the same again next year!


For now we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who was involved in WFF, without you this experience would not have been possible...

WFF Winners got their glory!!!

29 March 2014

Winners are officially announced on the 28th March at the WFF Closing Ceremony


Golden Lumiere: 'Black Water'

Director: Rem Berger

BA Film & Television, 3rd Year

Prize: London Academy of Media, Film and TV Short Course + The Film Festival Doctor Surgery

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Silver Lumiere: 'Moonlighting' 

Director: Jonas Zimmermann

BA Film & Television, 3rd Year

Prize: London Academy of Media, Film and TV Short Course

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Bronze Lumiere: 'The Wolf, The Ship, and The Little Green Bag' 

Director: Kathryn Maccorgarry Gray 

BA Film & Television, 3rd Year

Prize: Regents Street 1 Year Cinema Membership + VUE vouchers

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WFF Beyond (external films category): 'Lightbulbs'

Director: Keri-Luke Campbell

BA Photography and Digital Imaging Technologies BSc, 1st Year

Prize: O2 Academy gig tickets for 2

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WFF Creative Mind: 'The I Of The Other'

Director: Alice de Barrau

BA Animation, 3rd Year

Prize: BFI goodybag (DVDs, cinema book and t-shirts)

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Phillip Ilson's Choice (LSFF): 'The Full English Art World'

Director: Katy Harrison-Taylor 

BA Mixed Media Fine Art, 2nd Year

Prize: Film will be shown at LSFF 2015

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Audience Admired: 'Between'

Director: Bunshri Chandaria 

BA Photography, 3rd Year

Prize: All Stars Bowling Night


WFF Creme of The Crop: 'Hush'

Director: Austin Salt-Cowell 

Film & TV, 1st Year

Prize: Tasty treats from WFF Team

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Congratulations to all the winners of WFF 2014!

Invitation to Westminster Film Forum

26 March 2014

Westminster Film Forum welcomes you to the University of Westminster's first ever short film festival. Spread over three exciting evenings, WFF will bring you screenings, Q&A, live music and much more. 

25 March 2014

Come and celebrate with us the Closing Ceremony of the first ever Westminster Film Forum on the 28th March. Great music artists and a memorable after party are awaiting you!

The show kicks off at 18:30 and will see our Juries announce and screen the winning films, which will be showcased on the night. There is also be live music and some special secret acts, so come along and celebrate some of the best talents from our University.

Line-up of music: Zara Kershaw , DJ Czarny , Peter Hylle

Everyone will be served with a glass of wine, and we will run a bar with tasty snacks.

The entrance is free, but advanced booking is required!

24 March 2014

We had the honor for an exclusive interview with the producer of ‘The Act of Killing’ Joram ten Brink. Watch how Joram evaluates the creative work of students and find out what he is expecting of the screening of ‘The Act of Killing’ .If you want to get more information about ‘The Act of Killing’ don’t be shy to join us for the screening and the Q&A with the one and only Joram ten Brink himself at the 26th March at Harrow Campus

Filmmakers Meeting

22 March 2014

We had the chance to interview some of our young, talented and creative filmmakers about being shortlisted for the screening on 27th March. See our exclusive video below for the interviews, as well as information about the Westminster Film Forum films - from their creators!

Final judge announcement, Muriel d'Ansembourg

21 March 2014

Muriel d’Ansembourg is a multi-award winning and BAFTA-nominated writer-director. She studied screenwriting in the Netherlands and graduated with distinction for a Masters in Directing at the London Film School. Her short films have screened at numerous major Film Festivals, receiving 27 awards. Her most recent short 'Good Night' received a BAFTA nomination followed by a theatrical release in the UK. Positive reviews and recognition for her work has come from the likes of The Guardian, The Observer, Little White Lies and Time Out. MovieScope and Creative Skillset have recently marked Muriel as ‘One To Watch’. She is currently developing her first feature film while continuing to make shorts.

Film Festival Doctor Workshop

20 March 2014

As part of Westminster Film Forum - the first ever short film festival taking place from 26-28th March, we will be hosting a free workshop by the The Film Festival Doctor. The Film Festival Doctor is committed to discovering new, innovative talent and promoting the director’s vision via international film festivals.Company Director Dr. Rebekah Louisa Smith will join us on Thursday 27th March from 4-5pm for an exclusive workshop, giving you advice on how to achieve successful international film festival exposure.

Your Support will help us reach more goals

19 March 2014

Taking part in WFF by supporting us on Indiegogo. Any amount of money that we raise will go towards every aspect of organising the festival. Check out the link below for more information on how you can help, and some special rewards for your generosity too!

Westminster Film Forum Official Trailer

19 March 2014

Our Team gladly announces our offcial trailer for Westminster Film Forum. Check it out and make sure you're a part of the most exciting event to hit Westminster, by booking your tickets at our event page

Welcome our 3rd judge, Sarah Tierney

17 March 2014

Sarah Tierney is the Founder of We Are Colony: an innovative VOD platform that connects great filmmakers to passionate fans, launching in May 2014. A former filmmaker, Sarah has produced Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-winning work, with more than 10 years experience across digital and traditional platforms. She was Head of Content at Twig, an award-winning producer and distributor of content for learning, now sold in 50 countries and 14 languages; and Founder of Clarity Productions, specialising in issue-driven documentary from around the world, broadcast on UK and international television. She is a Fellow of the RSA and a member of BAFTA.

Hip-Hop DJ Czarny to take the stage at awards night

14 March 2014

DJ Czarny's music is a connection of rap, jazz, soul and contemporary electronic. Him and partner Taz were vice-masters of the IDA World DJ Competition 2011 and masters of IDA Polish DJ's Competition in the Show category. Their first album 'Passion, music, hip-hop' created a storm in their home country. Come and actch him in action at our awards party on the 28th March from 18:30.

First prize announced for winners

11 March 2014

We can exclusively reveal that two winners chosen by our industry judges will recieve a FREE short course from the London Academy of Media Film and TV, up to the value of £360 each. The courses range from PR Training and Photography to TV Presenting and Method Acting. All shortlisted films are automatically entered to win so make sure you come along to the screenings on the 27th and awards evening on the 28th and support your production!

Shortlisted films are revealed

11 March 2014

We received a staggering number of submissions from our open call, and it was incredibly tough to finalise our shortlisted films. But we are happy to announce that a total of 47 short films will be screened on the 27th, and automatically entered into the awards. Awards will be judged by our top industry judges, and special prizes will be announced soon. 

Zara Kershaw confirmed to play awards evening

08 March 2014

Taking influence from the likes of Gnarls Barkley, Lana Del Rey and Bon Iver Zara Kershaw's sound is taking the music industry by storm. Join her and her band as they bring you their top tracks at our Closing Ceremony on the 28th March.

2 industry judges announced

01 March 2014

Shortlisted films will be screened on the second day of the festival, and in the audience will be Philip Ilson, Director of London Short Film Festival, and Tariq Nasir, Founder and Creative Director of Unusuality Productions, deciding which films will be receiving awards on the 28th.

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