Newcastle, UK

UK Debut Festival

Newcastle, UK

October - November 2017

Submit your film now for a chance to win.

Welcome to Wayward Newcastle. We aim to provide a platform for important voices, with special awards for exceptional regional filmmakers and films. These regional prizes are open to:

  • Filmmakers living in Northumberland or the North of England
  • Filmmakers from Northumberland or the North of England
  • Films set in or featuring Northumberland or the North of England

We are teaming up with local artists, cultural hubs, non-profits, education providers, and venues to bring you the best in cinema.

Step into the future. Step outside the box.

Prizes

The Wayward Prize for Northern UK Cinema
£1200

The Wayward Prize for Northumberland directors
£500

The Wayward Prize for Foreign Language Film
£1200

The Wayward Prize for Foreign Language Short Film
£500

The Wayward Prize for Northumberland writers
£500

The Wayward Prize for Scripts
£500

The Wayward Horror Short Prize
£500

The Wayward Prize for Best Soundtrack
£500

Schedule

Opening party
Thursday 26th October 2017, 8pm - 12pm
The Malmaison, Newcastle

Screenings
Saturday 28th October, 8pm - late
Friday 3rd November: Shorts Screenings: 8pm - late
Blackfriars Ouseburn Cinema