2022 Award Winners

In 2022 we received 388 submissions and screened over 86 independent films as part of our official selection. And on top of this, 14 prestigious awards were given out at our festival award ceremony from shortlisted entries after a rigorous grading process from our judging panel.

Our 2022’s Judges included Anna Smith, Ella Glendining, Shelby Cooke, Eileen Tracey, Josh Trett, Matthew D Bayfield, Francisco Labbe, Tallulah Self and Julian Claxton.

Lowestoft Film Festival’s 2022 competition award winners were as followed.

Best of Lowestoft Award:

Ladies Have We Progressed? – Directed by Millicent Binks

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Best Student Film Award:

Kingsdown – Directed by Eliza Riley

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Best Documentary Award:

Ferroequinology – Directed by Alex Nevill

Best Experimental Film Award:

Variation – Directed by Hannah Diver

Best Feature Film Award:

Solitary – Directed by Jack Linsdell

Best British Short Film Award (Best Cinematography):

The Operator – Directed by Matt Riley

Best British Short Film Award (Best Story):

Love – Directed by Jane Ashmore

Best East Anglian Film (Best Story):

Small Town, Big Hell – Directed by Martha Dunlea

Best British Short Film Award (Best Cinematography):

Cinema Now – Directed by Louis Holder

Sunrise Studios presents Special Recognition:

Tourettes & I – Jack RH O’Sullivan

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Sunrise Studios presents Special Recognition:

Practice – Directed by Jack Heydon

Submissions are now open for 2023!

With ten award categories and the chance to get your film screened as part of the festival – we’re looking for shorts from all genres, styles & backgrounds.
Submit before our Early Bird deadline on 4th February to take advantage of fees of £3 or less.
Find out everything you need to know and submit via bit.ly/Submit2LFF!