The theme of the competition was “Time” and both filmmakers chose to examine how their protagonists cope with and respond to shocking events and loss.
As finalists, they will see their films screened at the Everyman Cinema in Hampstead on Wednesday 12 February 2020.
The judges include:
• Karen Krizanovich – is a journalist, writer and broadcaster and Editor-At-Large for Civilian magazine. She is currently the secretary for the London Critics’ Circle Film Section and a member of the international critics’ association FIPRESCI. Additionally, Karen also works in the film industry as a visual/factual researcher.
• Becky Knapp – is an award-winning producer who has worked in various formats for film and television production worldwide for over fifteen years, winning three BAFTA nominations among numerous awards.
• Trish Edwards – Academy-award nominated set decorator best known for her work on the film ‘Finding Neverland’ who also votes on the Oscars.