June 4, 2021

BSC Short Film Cinematography Competition 2021 - Open for entries

Thanks to Tamás Apor Méder - Student Winner for Summer Shade for the above image


Student and BSC Club members
Prizes sponsored by ARRI CT

We are expecting this years event to take place at The Regent Street Cinema in London. If the Covid 19 situation changes then we will run the event online. 

Criteria for entry

  • Submission is free
  • Films to be a maximum of 20 minutes (1 entry only)
  • A shortened ‘cinematographers cut’ may be submitted provided it retains enough of the ‘essence’ of the film.
  • Films to have been produced within the past 18 months of the closing date.
  • Films will be judged by full members of the BSC who will take particular notice of the creativity and an appreciation of the art of cinema, and how the lighting, composition and camera movement have been used to enhance the story and mood of the film.
  • Submission deadline 31st July 2021

Entry Form

BSC Student Short Film Cinematography Award

All Student and Graduates (up to 18 months after graduating) from UK Institutions are eligible and do not need to be BSC Club Members.

BSC Short Film Cinematography Award

Entries from drama, documentaries and Stop-Motion animation projects are all welcome.

Previous BSC Club member winners are not eligible to submit again.



Winner of BSC Student Short Film Cinematography Award will receive the prize of an ALEXA Mini and Master Anamorphic or Signature Prime lenses plus a couple of Orbiters for one week.

Winner of BSC Short Film Cinematography Award will receive the prize of a camera package based on ALEXA Mini LF and Signature Prime lenses plus a couple of Orbiters for one week.


Certificates to be presented at the main BSC Awards Evening.

The winners will be invited to attend the event at no cost.