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Submissions of short films up to 10 minutes are now being invited for entry in the Festival

The Twickenham Alive Film Festival was launched on 24 August 2012 in the grounds of historic Strawberry Hill House, a fantastic restored Gothic castle in the borough of Richmond, just outside London.

The Twickenham Alive Film Festival is a community-based film festival inviting submissions of short films, up to 10 minutes, based on four categories:

  • Films from within the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
  • Films from the United Kingdom
  • Films from outside the United Kingdom
  • Films by film students - open theme

Please complete and return the application form even if your film is not ready for submission

The theme for submissions is ‘Where You Live’ and the films can be on any aspect of the area, way of life, attractions, culture, sport or environment of the entrants’ home area.

More Information

  • Entrants in the student category may choose their own theme, which should be explained in the synopsis. Please contact us if you need further clarification.
  • Films can be of any genre, such as documentary, drama or animation.
  • Films may be submitted by anyone, i.e. individuals, students, community groups, organisations, schools, traders associations, etc.
  • There will be screenings at various locations within the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames with a series of events leading up to the final screening and awards ceremony in April 2013. ( The closing date for entries is 1st March 2013 and the festival will culminate with a final event in late April 2013.
  • Please contact us if you would like further information or to discuss your film project at