Our City Competition

Our City is a 90-second film competition for new talent supported by Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees, with a £1000 prize fund donated by Aardman, Doghouse Post Production, Drummer TV, Films@59 and Icon Films.

Launched in 2017, the competition is part of Bristol UNESCO City of Film, organised by Bristol Media.

It is supported by the wider TV sector through Royal Television Society West of England and community groups including Calling the Shots, Creative Youth Network, Knowle West Media Centre, Rife magazine, Sharpshotz and Ujima Radio.

The 2019 competition is now open for entries. For more details or to apply, visit the Our City Facebook page

The Brief: Produce a 90 second film, animation or motion video suitable for use on social media that captures your view of what makes Bristol the place to be – creativity, culture, people, music, technology, action, collaboration or lifestyle. It can be documentary, drama, comedy, music – any form that shows off the city.

The Rules

  • Entries must be no more than 90 seconds long
  • You can use any digital device – computer, phone or camera.
  • Projects produced by a team are welcomed, though the lead creatives – director, producer, writer or composer – must be either under 30 years old, or a student
  • You must own the copyright of all the content in your submission (including music)
  • Entries must be suitable for all audiences (no “explicit content” requiring a disclaimer)
  • Submissions must be in MP4 or Quicktime format

2018 winners
Joint winners, BRISTOL: BeBristol (Patch de Salis) and Create Here (Michael Doran).