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BEER TOWN FILM FESTIVAL

Our annual short film competition culminates, each year, in a celebration of film and filmmakers in Beer Town.

It’s a chance to find out more about our finalists and watch their entries; learn more about filmmaking and the film industry; to meet other filmmakers; to sample some of our famous beers and to see who will be the category winners and this year’s winner of the ‘Hop D’Or’ – the golden hop!

BEER TOWN FILM FESTIVAL 2020

Beer Town Film Festival will return. Thursday 1st October - Saturday 3rd October 2020. Save the date!
Entries for Beer Town Film Festival 2020 are now closed. The judging has now begun!

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BEER TOWN FILM FESTIVAL 2019

On Saturday 8th June 2019, Beer Town Film Festival category winners and overall Director’s Selection ‘Hop D’Or’ were announced along with the Director’s Selection Young Filmmaker, the 'new for 2019' Mobile 61 and The Burton Mail People’s Choice.

There were 739 entries across six categories and totalled nearly 100 hours of film. A total of 56 films reached selection for screening at the festival at venues across the town.

BEER TOWN FILM FESTIVAL 2018

On Saturday 26th May 2018 the six category winners and overall winner for Burton’s first ever Beer Town Film Festival were revealed.

From the initial 796 films, just three finalists were selected from each category but only one from each collected the category winner’s prize of £500. Just one category winner won the overall Beer Town Film Festival ‘Hop D’Or’ award along with the cash prize of £1,000!