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For midland filmmakers

If you are a Midlands Filmmaker with a short film or feature film and would like it to be considered for the curated screenings of the upcoming Film Festival, then please use the link below. We are offering MIDLAND FILMMAKERS only free entry to our festival up until Christmas, you film will be considered for both the official competition and the curated screening section.

Please follow the link below to our dedicated festival submission site FILMFREEWAY

Please use code WirksFilmMid at checkout

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July 2020

Our History

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In 2019 we screened over 170 films from around the world at various locations across the historic market town for Wirksworth, Derbyshire. The screening took place during the 25th anniversary of the Wirksworth Arts Festival. For 2020 we have taken the festival out of this time slot and chosen a week in July, to be followed by screenings to take place during the Wirksworth Festival in Sept 2020.

Our Festival

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Formally known as the Wirksworth 3 Minute Film Festival , for the 2020 season the decision was taken to expand our film categories and make the festival larger and better. So for 2020 we will be continuing to accept 3 Minute Films, but we have added short films under 15 mins, extra long short films (under 30 mins) and feature films. The festival is open to all filmmakers and entries will be accepted until the end of May 2020.

Our Programs

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Screening of films will take place in July 2020 at various venues across the town of Wirksworth, Derbyshire. Keep your eyes on the website for updates.

July 2020

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Our Festival


We are now open for submissions. 

We are very pleased to have received over 160 entries from over 40 countries from around the world for our first Festival

For 2020 we want to grow, that is why we have chosen a week long period  in July 2020. This will give us a better opportunity to screen the best of the films received. We are also aiming to have q and a's with filmmakers and workshops .


WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

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Wirksworth Festival

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6 - 15 September 2019 • A leading rural arts festival with art for all appetites. 2019 marks 25 years of the famous Art & Architecture Trail.

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