FilmG Open Prizes

We have plenty fantastic prizes in the FilmG Open category – see below. They are however to be used to buy filming or editing equipment (except the Community prize which can go towards an event).

If you or your team are successful and win a prize you will be asked to choose the product that you'd like to buy and the FilmG team will make the purchase on your behalf. All purchases must be made in the UK. Smaller prizes will be awarded in Amazon vouchers.

People's Choice

The film which gains most public votes. Social media sharing is key to be in with a chance of bagging this prize!

Prize: £100 Voucher

Best Drama Short

The most imaginative and original drama short which is well directed, offers convincing acting performances and good production values.

Prize: Filming equipment to the value of £1,000

Best Documentary

A moving and engaging story, featuring strong Gaelic-speaking contributors which offers a new perspective on a topic, person, event or story.

Prize: Work placement with a production company based in the Highlands and Islands, supported by HIE

Best Comedy

The film which combines Gaelic dialogue and moving image in the most comical and humorous way.

Prize: Filming equipment to the value of £1,000

Best Community Film

An original, entertaining and watchable film, made by a community group or about a specific community with strong spoken Gaelic content.

Prize: £1,000 to go towards a community event or equipment

Best Animation

The animated short which best combines a good story with effective use of Gaelic dialogue and is visually engaging.

Prize: Filming equipment to the value of £1,000

Best Mobile Short

A fun and engaging film shot on a mobile device.

Prize: £200 Voucher & work experience with BBC The Social

Best Performance

The performer who draws in the audience in an exceptional way, and delivers their role in a convincing and engaging manner.

Prize: £200 Voucher

Best Script

The most engaging and convincing script, from any genre, which could be developed into a film.

Prize: Shadowing script team on a Scottish Drama production