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The District’s First Film Festival Nominations Announced!

The Silvertip Films Horsham Film Festival Awards Night is fast approaching, with the live finale being hosted at Christ’s Hospital School Theatre on 21 February. The event judges are now happy to announce the festival finalists! To get a ticket for the show, you can find us on Eventbrite by searching Horsham Film Festival.

The judges have had the tough job of whittling down the 500 entrants to the top three for each category:

OVER 18s

BEST DRAMA:
Baby Steps
The Entity
The Waters Edge

BEST COMEDY:
Sticks
Toy Soldier
Bang Bang

BEST DOCUMENTARY:
Horsham Parkrun A Community Exercise
Developing Epilepsy Late
A Generation Away

BEST ANIMATION:
Flicker
Woolly
The Book of Blood

YOUR DISTRICT AWARD:
Prey
Horsham Park Run: A Community Exercise
The Dragon of St Leonards Forest

UNDER 18s

BEST DRAMA:
Til Tomorrow
Open Your Eyes
Overpass

BEST COMEDY:
Passing With A Fail
What When How Why
Dark Triad

BEST DOCUMENTARY:
Beauty of Horsham
Sussex Sites
Myths and Legends of Horsham

BEST ANIMATION (winner):
The Bridge

YOUR DISTRICT AWARD:
Project Kino
Til Tomorrow

Beauty of Horsham
The event has attracted long time film makers, as well as novices taking up the camera for the first time to showcase their stories. The films have a wide range of topics from local legends, events, dramatic mysteries and much more. The judges were excited to see the range of films, as well as being proud to hear that so many had been first time film makers!
Congratulations to all those who made it through to the shortlist! Make sure to book your tickets for the 21 February from 7pm at the Christ’s Hospital School Theatre, where the judges will be awarding various prizes to the winners, plus you will be able to watch the winner’s entries in full.
The event, in aid of the Springboard Project, will be an awards night to remember with plenty of indie films as well as some other surprises.
Tickets are available via Eventbrite, just search ‘Horsham Film Festival’ to book your seat.
The Silvertip Films Horsham Film Festival is part of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 grant funding scheme and would not be possible without the support of the following businesses, both local and worldwide:

UK Film Review

Firebird Brewery

Cineworld

The District Post

Manfrotto

South Lodge Hotel

ORCA Bags

Smith and Western Restaurants

Square1 Studios

Seafarer

Michael Wiese Publications

Waterstones
If you would like more information about the Horsham Film Festival, or are looking to work with a full in house video production agency, you can get in contact with Silvertip Films at info@silvertipfilms.co.uk

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