View this years nominees
We received a wide variety of submissions this year, making it a challenging and rewarding deliberation process for the jurors.
We congratulate all the the shortlisted nominees. Good Luck
The Judges will be looking for examples of work where:
Judges will also consider any of the following:
The criteria are deliberately loose, as submitted productions may be judged in a variety of ways and for a variety of reasons.
Recipient - The award should go to the production team involved, including the Footage Researcher(s), headed by the Director or Producer. Supporting visual material is required. There is a £75(plus VAT) submission fee for this category.
Entries for the 2020 FOCAL International Awards have now CLOSED. The 2021 Awards will be opening for submissions November 2020, please kept an eye out for further information.
The FOCAL Awards celebrate three areas – production, restoration and preservation, and people. All our production categories celebrate the very best use of footage within the production, programme or project.