It’s time to celebrate all the amazing work that your community cinema has done over the past year, as applications for the 2019 Film Society of the Year Awards are now open!

Application forms for the 50th Film Society of the Year Awards are now available! The Awards are our proudest tradition, and celebrate the hard work of the volunteers who bring film to communities all across the UK.

The awards are open to all volunteer-led community cinemas, film societies, film clubs, pop-ups and community festivals.

To apply, simply fill in the form for the relevant category. Each form asks 4-5 simple questions, which will help you give the information the judges are looking for. We encourage you to try your hand at several categories to increase your chances of winning!

Return your completed application to by 26 July 2019.

Be sure to carefully read our Guidance Notes, as these will help you with your application significantly. You can also find out more about the judging process and how we select our panel here.

The awards take place on Saturday 21 September at the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield, as part of our Community Cinema Conference weekend. You can get tickets here.

Find out more about the awards and apply here.