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Beer Town is Burton Upon Trent, the spiritual home of brewing.

Aside from world-wide brewing fame, the town has nurtured a host of brilliant creative talent in the film and cinematography world. With legends such as Shane Meadows, Deborah Haywood, Rich Yeomans and Paddy Considine beginning their filmmaking journey in the brewing capital, there must be something in the water – or the beer!


Entries are now open for Beer Town Film Festival 2020

With no less than seven winning categories and some great prizes to accompany them, what are you waiting for?
£1,000 Overall Festival Winner of the Hop D'Or
£500 Judge’s Choice
£500 Category Winners – Short Fiction, Short Documentary, Music/Promo/Advertising, Animated and Home-Grown


Beer Town Film Festival and Marston's Brewery are proud to collaborate with 61 Deep, Burton and South Derbyshire College, The Brewhouse Arts Centre, East Staffordshire Borough Council and Vital Marketing to celebrate and champion emerging filmmaking talent in the UK.