Glimmer:The 7th Hull International Short Film Festival

Glimmer:The 7th Hull International Short Film Festival is now accepting submissions its next edition which will take place from 21st-26th April 2009. Glimmer, the largest short film festival in the North of England, is looking for innovative and exciting films from across the globe of any genre that run up to a maximum of 45 minutes.

During the 6th edition, Glimmer screened more than 200 films from across the world and gave prizes worth ukp2000 to winning filmmakers. The wide and diverse selection of films included dramas, documentaries, artists film and video and animation. Selected films for the 2009 edition will be eligible for such awards as the Glimmer International Award, Glimmer UK Award and Glimmer Yorkshire Award all of which will, once again, come with cash prizes for the winning filmmakers

After last year’s decision to charge for entry, Glimmer is instituting a unique system of submission fees for its 2009 edition: it will allow those submitting films decide how much that they are willing to pay to enter their films into the festival .

The deadline for submissions is Friday 6th February 2009.

Full information on submitting films to Glimmer: The 7th Hull International Short Film Festival and the entry form can be found by going to

The deadline for the festival is 6th February 2009

Those who can’t wait for the next Film Festival will be able to whet their appetite with THE BEST OF HULL FILM, a screening of some of the favourite and award winning films shown at the 6th Hull International Short Film Festival. Current dates for the programme screening includes the Moor Music Festival (7th-9th August 2008) and The Lamp, Hull (31st August 2008). Full details will be available shortly.

You can contact the Festival office via or ring +44 (0) 1482 381512

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