Dirigo film festival

Dirigo Film Festival


Dirigo is an International Student Film Festival directed and produced by BA (Hons) Film & Media Arts Production students from University Centre Weston. This festival aims to inspire and showcase the creativity of student filmmakers worldwide. It is an open festival with no set boundaries; we actively encourage new styles, voices and direction.

We hope to be returning to the Arnolfini in Bristol for our festival screening in late January 2023.

We will be open for entries on the 14th of October 2022.

This year’s Team is:

  • Festival Directors – Georgia Spencer, George Gamble

  • Festival Producer(s)- Star Davey, Olivia Hext

  • Marketing / Social Media – Matt Lyttle, Olivia Hext

  • Festival Designer(s)- Graphics team

  • Editor – Benjamin Camp, Harley Bridgman

  • Executive Producer – Richard Edkins & Ross Bliss
  • Submissions / Film Freeway https://filmfreeway.com/DirigoFilmFestival


To find out more about the Film and Media Arts Production, click here.

We use Film Freeway for submissions, See festival page here

Key Dates

  • Open for submissions – 14/10/2022

  • Early submissions deadline – 17/11/2022

  • Submissions deadline – 8/12/2022

  • Late Submissions – 5/1/2023

  • Festival Screening – Late January 2023 To be Confirmed


For more information and to find out about last year’s winners, click here.