Winners of the 2020 spudFILM competition were announced during the live awards ceremony on Friday 23 October.

Whilst the wider New Forest Film Festival was sadly cancelled this year,  spudWORKS were able to proceed with their own virtual contest.

There were over 1400 submissions from all over the world to this year’s spudFILM competition ‘Cleanse’.  Tom Sofikitis – Operations Manager from spud said “We never predicted to receive such an incredible amount of high quality short film entries – triple the numbers from our previous competition!

Winners of the 2020 spudFILM competition:

  • Youth (18 years and under) – Max Roache, UK, ‘Short of Perfection’
  • Adult (18 years and over) – Oisín-Tomás ó Raghallaigh, Ireland, ‘Grounding’
  • Best Smartphone Film – Kuba Ptasyz-Ski, Poland, ‘A Silent Life’
  • Best Local Film (50 mile radius from spudWORKS) – Kieran Short, New Forest, ‘Meaningless Noise’

Watch the awards ceremony

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