Win £500 and a PREMIERE of your OWN film at the prestigious BFI Southbank in 2018

Saturday, 18th November 2017

The We The Peoples 2017 #TweetAPitch Competition is now live!


  1. 1. Tweet your pitch/ idea @WTPFILMFestival with #tweetapitch included in your tweet before Thursday, 11th November 2017
  2. 2. Selected entrants will be invited to the British Film Institute on Saturday 18th November 2017 to make a 2-minute pitch to a judging panel and audience. Following the pitch there will be a 3-minute Question and Answer session.
  1. 3. The winner will be announced on the day.


  1. 1. You must be aged 15-30
  2. 2. Your pitch must relate to one of the core themes of the We The Peoples Film Festival. These are:

Freedom From Want – Development


Freedom From Fear – Security

Freedom To Live In Dignity – Human Rights

Or: A Theme on the challenges facing refugees or migrants as they take the opportunity to make a new home in the UK

  1. 3. Include@WTPFilmFestival at the beginning and #tweetapitch within the tweet to ensure that your pitch is acknowledged.

The WE THE PEOPLES FILM FESTIVAL YOUTH DAY will have an event packed programme including new documentaries and short films relating to the above themes.

There will be masterclasses on filmmaking and other topics led by industry professionals.

CLOSING DATE to tweet your idea is Saturday 11th November 2017.

If your tweet is shortlisted, you will be contacted by midnight on 12th November to be invited to pitch at the BFI.

For further information, please contact:  info@wethepeoples.org.uk

Previous winners

2016 Winner
Mei Leng Yew
The Stranger in My Home
World Premiere will take place at the WTP Film Festival 2017

2015 Winners
Cecilia Golding and Nick Finegan
The Swimming Pool Club
See the trailer

2014 Winner
Jade Jackman
Exploiting it?
See the trailer

2013 Winner
Mari Shibata
Loving Young Mother to a Child of Traumatic Memories
See the trailer

2012 Winner
Kate Arnold
Born Behind The Wall
See the trailer

2011 Winners
Matheus Ortega and Francisco Garrido
Forget Me Not
See the trailer