Encounters Film Festival
More details: https://www.encounters.film/
Happening in-person for the first time since 2019, Bristol’s largest international film festival returns to Watershed with a packed programme of short film, animation and virtual reality. Pass-holders will gain access to exclusive industry talks and workshops, as well as an exciting line-up of evening events.
Celebrating their 28th festival edition, Encounters has provided an international platform for new and emerging talent in filmmaking for over 25 years. This year’s line-up features titles drawn from 41 countries around the world, delivering extraordinary and original storytelling across a multitude of genres.
The International Competition is a gateway to the world’s most prestigious awards– filmmakers who screen their shorts at Encounters can go on to win the Academy Awards® the BAFTAs and the European Film Awards. See them here first.