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CAMEO LAUNCH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

SHORT FILM SHOWCASES

Explore the range of themes and showcases available at our festival. From short films reflecting the female experience to exploring the complex journeys of members of the African and Asian diasporas, this festival will have short films guaranteed to challenge, excite and amaze. Scroll for more information on each showcase and submit your film today.

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TAKE THE SHOT: Student & First Time Filmmaker Showcase

Experience the depth of imagination in this collection of ambitious short films from the next generation of filmmakers. 

Our World of Wonder: Family Friendly Showcase

Imagination comes to life for the whole family in this collection of short films exploring the magic and wonder of childhood.

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WALK WITH PRIDE: Stories by lgbtq+ filmmakers 

Filmmakers from across the LGBTQ+ community share stories dealing with issues ranging from parenthood to romance to acceptance. Experience this collection of stories that crosses genres and brings both laughs and cheers in ways that you won't soon forget.

FILM FEMME: Women's Stories Through a Female Lens

This collection of short films features outstanding storytelling from female filmmakers taking control of their own narratives. With films that range from drama, to documentary to screwball comedy, this showcase is cinema that has something for everyone.

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TALES FROM THE DIASPORA: discovering the African & Asian Experience

Filmmakers from across the African and Asian diaspora present a range of films that tackle everything from cultural identity to political revolution. Experience true cinema on an epic scale across the realms of drama, documentary, history and comedy.

Thine Is The Kingdom: BRITISH STORIES FROM BRITISH FILMMAKERS

From historical dramas to gritty thrillers, this showcase gets to the heart of British identity. This collection of films touches on war, loneliness, human trafficking and much more. Experience British cinema on a stunning scale.

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REELS OF REALITY: A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

These real life stories will take you from women realising their dreams in Malawi to communities coming together over boat races in Bristol. This collection of documentary short films will take you on a journey of emotion, heart, history and the human spirit.

ONE WORLD: INTERNATIONAL & FOREIGN LANGUAGE SHORTS

We journey from the forests of Sweden to the streets of Mexico to the seas beyond Gaza. This stunning collection of short films encompasses animation, documentary and drama, as it explores powerful stories of suspense, resilience, pain and hope. 

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MY STORY TO TELL: DRAMA SHOWCASE

This collection of short film dramas takes us into the journeys and struggles of people from all walks of life. Lose yourself in stories of love, reconnection, grief and even the dangers of AI.

HILARITY ENSUES: COMEDY SHOWCASE

This showcase brings the giggles in a big way. Exploring everything from first dates to unrequited love stories, even throwing in a galactic empress to boot. Get lost in comedy with imagination as big as the belly laughs.

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