MediaMagazine Production Competition 2018

Welcome to the entry page for the MediaMag Production Competition 2018.

The 2018 Competition

This year you can enter any form or genre of moving image production you fancy, as long as it is under 4 minutes long. Openings, adverts, trailers, animations, soap or sitcom extracts – the choice is yours.

Last  year we had 150+ entries, of an incredibly high standard. We can’t wait to see what you come up with this year.

Production Categories

We will be awarding trophies in six award categories – three for the particular genres that have been most popular in the past two years, and three for specific production skills.  They are:

  • Best Documentary
  • Best Music Video
  • Best Short Film
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Editing
  • Special Award for Creativity 


  • Deadline: Friday 20th April 
  • Shortlist published online: Friday 25th May
  • Awards Ceremony at BFI Southbank: Monday 2nd July

The Rules

The rules are minimal.

Each production must be: 

  • no longer than 4 minutes 
  • submitted on a clearly-named memory stick or DVD, or sent as a YouTube or Vimeo link (with appropriate passwords) 
  • accompanied by the official entry form listing the contributions of all participants, along with a brief synopsis of genre and intention.

How to Enter

Fill in the form, print it out, and post or email it together with your weblink, memory stick or DVD. 

  • By email: to Jenny Grahame
  • By post to: Jenny Grahame, English and Media Centre, 18 Compton Terrace, London, N1 2UN

We’re looking forward to hearing from you.