FOCUS Wales Film Festival will take place on Saturday May, 18, 2019, at Grove Park Theatre, Wrexham – supported by Ffilm Cymru and 73 Degree Films.
The festival will offer an array of film screenings and events alongside the usual music showcase and conference programme.
As part of this day filmmakers across Wales are being urged to submit their work for the first ever FOCUS Wales Short Film Award. This will offer opportunities for filmmakers, both from Wales and internationally, to submit their work for screenings and awards in a high quality showcase environment.
FOCUS Wales wristband holders will be able to attend the film festival at no additional cost and film festival-only tickets are also available.
For submissions, tickets and information please visit focuswales.com/film.
In this inaugural year of the festival, awards will be offered in 2 categories; Best Welsh Short Film and Best International Short Film. All scripted and non-scripted films under 15 minutes in length will be considered, including documentaries. Student discounts are available and anyone whose work is selected for screening will receive their film festival pass completely free. Applications close at midnight on March 24, 2019.
Information about their special screenings and esteemed judging panel are coming soon via the FOCUS Wales website.