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Beer Town Calls for Round Three

By Beer Town Film / 30 January 2020

Beer Town Film Festival has launched its third short film competition to find the best-of-the-best in filmmaking from the UK and within a 20-mile radius of Burton-on-Trent. The competition calls for filmmakers to enter any one of four categories to find the best short fiction film, short documentary, music/advertising/promotional film […]

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Young Worcester Filmmaker Wins Festival

By Beer Town Film / 12 June 2019

Beer Town Film Festival, sponsored by Marston’s Brewery in Burton upon Trent, announced the winners of its short film competition on Saturday. The festival’s Best Overall Film was awarded to Daniel McKee for his short fiction film, “if you never answered x”. Daniel won the Hop D’Or trophy and £1,000 […]

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June’s Week-Long Celebration of Film

By Beer Town Film / 16 May 2019

Marston’s Beer Town Film Festival has announced a week-long celebration of film in Burton from 3rd to 8th June 2019 that will appeal to film lovers of all ages. The festival will feature showings of selected films from the short film competition; screenings of films made by locally born directors […]

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Top Filmmakers Turn Their Hand to Judging

By Beer Town Film / 17 April 2019

Renowned documentary film maker, Joe Pearlman (pictured), whose recently documentary about BROS called ‘After all the screaming stops’ has been announced as just one of the category judges for Marston’s Beer Town Film Festival 2019. Beer Town Film Festival closed its competition at the end of January with an impressive […]

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Sequel to Burton Film Festival

By Beer Town Film / 24 September 2018

Beer Town Film Festival 2019 is now open for entries from film makers of 16 years of age and for five different short film categories from now until February 2019. This is the second year for the award-winning* film festival in Burton Upon Trent following on from the success of […]

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Burton Celebrates UK Filmmakers

By Beer Town Film / 14 June 2018

Beer Town, Burton On Trent, concluded its first ever film festival with a finale event that celebrated filmmakers from all over the UK. Launched in September 2017, the Beer Town Film Festival had attracted 796 film entries by its closing date at the end of March 2018 from filmmakers across […]

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Star Wars Director Sends Video Message

By Beer Town Film / 13 June 2018

Star Wars film director, Gareth Edwards sent a short video message for Beer Town Film Festival from his base in LA – including the sign off, “May the fermentation be with you!” The message was shown just before his own critically-acclaimed film Star Wars, Rogue One was shown to the […]

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Final Judging Underway

By Beer Town Film / 14 May 2018

The final judging is now taking place for the Beer Town Film Festival across five unique categories for the UK-wide short film competition. Launched last September, the competition received 796 entries from all over the country before the closing date at the end of March. It is now down to […]

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Pulling in the Crowds

By Beer Town Film / 12 March 2018

With just two weeks to the closing date for entries at the end of this month, the competition has already attracted over 600 entries from around the UK. Judging will take place during April and May 2018 and will by topped off by a weather-defying outdoor cinema screening of Star […]

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Film Festival First for Beer Town

By Beer Town Film / 23 September 2017

Burton’s first ever film festival has been launched today backed by town brewer, Marston’s. Working in partnership on the film festival with Burton and South Derbyshire College, Marston’s Brewery are celebrating their 180-year association with Burton Upon Trent by creating an annual event that will draw interest in the town […]

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