Colchester Film Festival 1 year ago Colchester Film Festival is an international short film festival dedicated to featuring the best short films from the UK and around the world. Alongside the films there will be film related workshops, master classes and panel discussion from industry professionals. Submission for the festival is now open and FREE until 31st July 2012. Whether your short film is a guns blazing adrenaline fuelled thrill ride, side splittingly hilarious, hide behind the sofa scary, insanely bizarre, cool as hell, heart-warmingly romantic or just damn right awesome we want to see it! + Films must be 26 minutes or less (including titles & credits). + Films must have received there first public screening on the 1st January 2011 or later. + Films must either be in English or have English subtitles. A festival jury will award prizes for the best films in a variety of categories along with best in festival. Visit colchesterfilmfestival.com/submissions/ for more information and guidelines on how to submit. You can also follow the latest updates via Twitter (twitter.com/#!/ColFilmFestival) and Facebook (facebook.com/colchesterfilmfestival).