Sponsor an Award

Official Selections list announced tomorrow!

In the meantime, if you want to submit your film to us, head to filmfreeway via this link:



Would you like to present an award?

With over 300 entries from over 25 different countries around the world, the popularity of short films is increasing and at the Nottingham International Microfilm Festival which runs from the 8-10 March 2018, we’ll be celebrating the very best submissions at an exclusive Awards Ceremony.

Scheduled to take place on Friday 9 March from 16.30 t0 18.30 at Nottingham Contemporary with an exclusive after party at XXX, we would like to invite you to be a part of this very special event.


For just £95+vat you can enjoy

  • Presenting the Award to the Winning Film in the Category of Your Choice
  • VIP Seating at the Awards Ceremony
  • Branding on Screen During the Ceremony
  • Branding on the Awards Programme
  • Branding on the NIM Festival Website
  • A VIP Ticket to the After Party
  • Social Media Coverage
  • A Complimentary Ticket to the Advance Screening Thursday 8 March 19.30


What Next?

Please select which category you would like to present at the event and email a confirmation to NIMFestival@mail.com and we can arrange an invoice and confirmation letter.

We also need a copy of your logo, any social media links and your full name and job title, plus a billing address.

The Categories and Awards are as follows (please note that these will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, so your first choice may not be available but we will do our best to accommodate your request):

  • Best Fiction / Drama
  • Best Factual / Documentary
  • Best Animation & CGI
  • Best Fantasy / Family
  • Best Horror / Sci-fi
  • Best Comedy
  • Best Student Film or under 21
  • Best Music Video
  • Best Short Script / Narrative
  • Best VR Film
  • Best Ensemble Cast
  • Best Director
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Dialogue
  • Best Sound
  • Best Production Design
  • Best Editing
  • Best Costume / Wardrobe
  • Best Original Content
  • Best Branded Content
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Extreme Short Under 1:30 Min
  • Best Standard Short Under 25 Min Best Shot under 45 Min


The Nottingham International Microfilm Festival is organised by Cloud 9 Event Management on behalf of the Nottingham Screen Partnership, Nottingham City Council, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, Confetti Media and New College Nottingham.


The Nottingham International Microfilm Festival 2018

c/o Cloud 9 Event Management Ltd

Rosewood House | 84a Main Road | Radcliffe on Trent | Nottingham NG12 2BQ

+44(0) 115 9333811 E. NIMFestival@mail.com / paula@cloud9em.co.uk


The Festival this year is part of the Nottingham Media Festival which also includes The Fresh Creative Awards, The VR Expo & Awards, The Short Film Show Awards, Lego Legends Competition and a unique SLICE Programme for Students.

For additional information please see https://www.nottinghammf.co.uk/