Film4 boards the Iris Prize Best British Short as sponsor, in three-year agreement to acquire rights to screen the 15 shortlisted films at Film4 on All 4
“...with a strong track record for supporting British film making, this is the perfect partner for Iris. We are so excited"
• 7 preview screenings of And Then We Danced, winner of the Iris Prize Best Feature Award 2019 sponsored by Bad Wolf.
• “I made this film with love and compassion. It is my love letter to Georgia and to my heritage.”
• Best British winner - My Brother is a Mermaid, the first short film to take three awards at the Iris Prize Festival is included on the tour.
• “It’s amazing what you can do in a minute!” – new Micro Shorts Category added to awards.
• Closing date for submissions is 20 December 2019 and the 2020 Awards Show will take place in Cineworld, Llandudno Junction.
• Teen trans drama MY BROTHER IS A MERMAID, directed by Alfie Dale, wins the awards for Best British Short and the Audience and Youth Awards.