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Limelight Film Awards is the annual short film awards ceremony, attended by hundreds of film makers, celebrities and media personalities. Each year we identify and celebrate twelve emerging film makers and award one film maker with a £10,000 production award. Read More...

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SUBMISSIONS

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MEDIA

Visit our media page where you can view and download press releases, images and more...

£10,000 Production Award

The 'Film of the Night' £10,000 Production Award is for grabs! Find out more...

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Current Winners!

View details on the current winners of the Limelight Film Awards including the '£10K' Award.

Previous Winners

Since 2008 Our programme has been celebrating emerging film talent. All winners details will be up shortly.

Judges

View our international judging panel, which includes talent from the industry and film education sector.

Sponsors

Want to be a part of the largest independent short film awards? Contact us for sponsorship packages.

Meet Our Team

Meet the Limelight Film Awards team.

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munsur ali

Founder & ceo

Writer, Director and Producer, Munsur also runs his film production company and other projects.

MUNSUR ALI

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Richard Van Gramberg

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Film buff, writer and a film maker, Richard is the head of operations.

Richard Van Gramberg

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CHARLOTTE WORTHINGTON

BOARD MEMBER

Charlotte is the Head of Film Department at the London Metropolitan University, the official educational partner for LFA.

Charlotte Worthington

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PETER HEWITT

SENIOR JUDGE

Film maker and animator, Peter also taught film at university level for over 10 years.

Peter Hewitt

TESTIMONIALS

Meera Syal (Comedian, Actress, Writer) - “Films are a brilliant way of telling stories, expressing yourself and highlighting the issues that affect us all. Limelight Film Awards will offer recognition and a platform to film makers. I wish Limelight and all the film makers taking part all the best for the future”

Konnie Huq (Xtra Factor, Blue Peter, Limelight 2008 host) :“I know how hard it is to get a break in the arts and this night gives the great talent that is out there in Tower Hamlets the opportunity to rise up and shine through.”

Shaun Williamson (Actor - EastEnders, Extras) : "Terrific films were entered this year and it’s great to be part of it. It’s getting bigger and better all the time and gives a voice to the filmmakers of tomorrow.”

Ace Bhatti (Actor - EastEnders) : “What I love about this film awards is that it’s a picture of Britain today. It’s a great mix of people and is the Britain that I understand and grew up in.”

Robert Cavanah (Actor/Director - Pimp, Lara Croft 2) : “It's a nice opportunity to have a thumbs up to filmmakers efforts and endeavours.”

Gallery

Limelight Film Awards gallery can be viewed below.

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