Win £500 and a PREMIERE of your OWN film at the prestigious BFI Southbank in 2020

Saturday, 23rd November 2019

The We The Peoples 2019 #TweetAPitch Competition is now live!


  1. 1. Tweet your pitch/ idea @WTPFILMFestival with #tweetapitch included in your tweet before Monday, 11th November 2019
  2. 2. Selected entrants will be invited to the British Film Institute on Saturday 23rd November 2019 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.
  3. 3. The winner will be announced on the day.


  1. 1. You must be aged 15-25 on 23rd November 2019
  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 relating to one of: refugees or migrants; the environment; exclusion

  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 film relating to the above themes.

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

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

Previous winners

2018 Winner
Giulia Gandini

2017 Winner
Pascale Kann
Day by Day
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2016 Winner
Mei Leng Yew
You can’t do nothing, can you?
See the trailer

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