Sussex Film Festival 2023


Doors open 2.30pm for a 3.00pm start

Competition Officer: Roy Powell

Awards to be made

Sussex Challenge Cup for the best movie Best One-Minute Movie (1 )
Mike Coad Trophy for the audience’s favourite Animation Award
Editing Award Sound Award
Best Club Entry Best Documentary
Best Drama Best Comedy
Award for Best Acting Performance (2) Best Travelogue/Holiday
Young Movie Maker Award (age 19 or under) Best Photography

(1) Entries in this category are not eligible for any of the other awards.

(2) Nomination is not required for this award – the judges will select from all appropriate performances

Certificates of Merit may also be awarded at the discretion of the judges.

Awards may be withheld at the judges’ discretion if, in their view, the standard of entries is not high enough.

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