Directors announced for Short Film Competition

The Short Film Competition 2012 has announced its shortlist, with 12 films chosen from more than 500 entries.

The shortlist is as follows:

  • Boss Boot Camp by Paul Cook
  • Disconnected by Tom Edkins
  • Gaffer by Alex Hinx
  • Going Up by Francis Annan
  • Man Up by Caroline Giammetta
  • Mourning Rules by Daniel Castell
  • Moynihan and The Boss by Mat Laroche
  • My First Time by Steve Lennon
  • Spider and Fly: Private Eye by Oliver Smith
  • The Boss by Alex Emslie
  • The Devil’s Apricot by Jonathan Brooks

The selected films will be put before a panel of judges who will choose the winner of this year’s £10,000 Grand Prix, as well as the Judges’ Commendation award.

The shortlist is available to view at where the public can vote online for the People's Choice Award (£1,000).

The staff of will select the winner of this year’s Best Animation prize (£1,000). The Best Animation shortlist comprises:

  • How to be boss. What Plato says by Tim Wilson
  • Park Life by Lee Parker
  • The Boss by Mohan Subramaniam

All winners will be announced on May 30th at an exclusive awards ceremony and screening at London’s Hospital Club.