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If you missed BIAFF 2024 and are wondering which films won, the awards are all online here.

The Competition will be open again on 1st September 2024.

BIAFF 2025 will be back at the Crescent Theatre in Birmingham from 25th to 27th April 2025.

Want to know more? Look on the BIAFF website or write to us at biaffcompetition@gmail.com

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CEMRIAC Spring Festival 2024 Sunday 26th May

This is a national event,and entries are invited from all IAC members and clubs.
The closing date for entries is 12th May. The films will be shown, on Zoom, on Sunday 26th May.
Maximum running time 20 minutes, and entries are limited to films made in the last five years.
Entries are accepted in the following order of preference:
(i) Upload your entry to YouTube or Vimeo, and send a link to it by email to cemriacfest@gmail.com
(ii) Send a file (eg MP4) of the entry by Google Drive or WeTransfer to cemriacfest@gmail.com
You will then need to send an email to cemriacfest@gmail.com, with the name of entrant, title of entry, running time, format, link (if uploaded) and, if you enter more than one film, your priority for them (in case we have too many entries).

We are very pleased to have Jill Bunting as our judge this year, and hope to see as many of you as possible at the festival.
Please note that this is instead of the IAC Open Film Night, that would usually have taken place on that day

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UNICA 2024

Posnan .

UNICA 2024 will take place in Posnan, Poland on 18 - 23 August A celebration and competition of amateur films from up to 29 countries.
Film enthusiasts meet to watch and discuss films, make new friends and go sightseeing together.

Learn more about UNICA and its history on the UNICA main website.

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IAC History
Radio 4 The Wedding Detectives Episode 2 is about George Sewell, an amateur film maker. He was a founder member of the IAC in the 1930s. Listen here

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  SoCo News
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SERIAC Newsletter
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Are you ready to compete?
Test your skills - check out our list of competitions and festivals suitable for non-commercial films.

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Meet other film makers
Find a club near you; discover what else is happening in your region; or chat with others on our Forums.

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