IWM Short Film Festival

Our 2016 IWM Short Film Festival winners © Richard Ash, IWM

IWM Short Film Festival 2016

26 February – 7 March

The Awards Ceremony for the 2016 Short Film Festival took place on 21 March at IWM London. We are pleased to announce the festival winners.

The Annie Dodds Award for Best Documentary

Winner

The Forgotten Army of WWII: West Africa’s soldiers in Burma Olly Owen, Robin Forestier-Walker and Dan Susman

Runner up

Paper Planes Sorcha Clark

Special mention

A Brave Bunch: The Uprising through Children’s Eyes Tomasz Stankiewicz

Best Creative Response

Winner

Angel of 1916 Lieut. McNeive Productions and Treehouse Republic

Runner up

We are Kakuma Students from Kakuma Refugee Camp

Special mention

5 Soldiers – The Body is the Frontline Rosie Kay

Best Use of IWM Archive Material

Winner

The Forgotten Army of WWII: West Africa’s soldiers in Burma Olly Owen, Robin Forestier-Walker and Dan Susman

Runner up

War Stories: Reflections on the end of the Second World War South West Heritage Group

Best Student Film

Winner

Memories of War George Morris and Anna Balchin

Runner up

Paper Planes Sorcha Clark

Winner of the Audience Vote

Winner

War Stories: Reflections on the end of the Second World War South West Heritage Group

Runner up

Kindertransport – A Journey to Life Maria Polachowska

View all the shortlisted films in our festival trailer and see a selection of the films on our Vimeo channel.

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