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The sixth Sunderland Short Film Festival will be taking place in October this year and will feature a mix of online and in person events. As always, the event will champion short films from around the region, the UK and the rest of the world and showcase them to audiences in the North-East

As well as genre screenings from drama and comedy to horror and documentary, SSFF proudly showcases local talent and work from young and emerging filmmakers and anyone from established filmmakers to those just starting out can submit their work.

For the first time the festival announces that with the support of Sunderland University, they are offering 3 cash prizes alongside their genre awards. These include £300 prizes for ‘Young, Emerging & Student Filmmaker Award’, ‘Judges Recognition Award’ and ‘Audience Favourite Award’

Submissions are still open till Friday July 30th and all details can be found at

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