3 Min film festival

Ideas come to life at our festival. Bring yours, and find your audience!

About Us

Our Mission


We aim to promote young and established filmmakers by providing them with an audience, through live screenings and online promotion.

Our Festival


We are a 3 minute film festival accepting films of 3 minutes and under through our dedicated partner Filmfreeway. If you are aged under 18 or between 18-25 entry to the festival is free.

Our Programs


Screening of films will take place on 15th Sept 2019 at various venues across the town of Wirksworth, Derbyshire, UK The screening will be part of the Wirksworth Festival, an international Arts Festival that is celebrating itself 25th anniversary this year.

The Festival

Additional Information

If you are a filmmaker aged under 18 years of age, or aged 18-25 we want to hear from you!

Your entry is free and you are guaranteed under the rules of the festival to be shown.

Our Philosophy is to search out the new filmmakers of tomorrow, and give them the opportunity to be seen in front of an audience. If you are selected for competition your film will be judged by international industry filmmakers. We are currently working with a number of potential partners to offer you great prizes if you are awarded a prize.

We are also for early bird entries (ends May 31st) East Midlands Filmmakers free entry to the festival.

All films selected for competition will be shown on the 16th of Sept 2019 at The Northern Light Cinema, Wirksworth (Top ten independent cinema in the UK- Guardian Newspaper)



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Do you have questions about our festival? Would you like to suggest a film for next year's festival? Send us a message, and we will get back to you soon.

Wirksworth 3 Minute Film Festival

Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

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