WexShorts - Short Film Competition



Together with our sponsor Panasonic LUMIX, we’re very excited to announce the first WexShorts competition of 2019. This time the theme is ‘unity’ and as always, you’re encouraged to interpret the theme as you see fit – so get creative! The winner will receive our grand prize of £1,000 in Wex vouchers, and a FREE three-month rental of the new Panasonic LUMIX S1 and two lenses.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to win WexShorts, submit your entry before May 6th 2019. Entries must be submitted by filling out the submission form at the bottom of this page. This must include a link to the film that you want to enter.

There’s no limit to the number of films you can enter, but entries must have been shot and edited after February 6th 2018, and have a runtime of four minutes or shorter to be eligible for entry. You must be a UK resident to enter. We know that filmmaking is often a collaborative effort, so if you’d like to enter a group project, nominate one person to submit your film (they must be a UK resident).

Please read the competition's terms and conditions before entering.


The prizes

After the competition has closed, a winner and runner-up will be selected. The winner will win £1,000 worth of Wex vouchers, and a free three-month rental of the new LUMIX S1 and two lenses, courtesy of our sponsor Panasonic LUMIX. The runner-up will win £200 worth of Wex vouchers.

£1,000 worth of Wex Photo Video vouchers, and a free three-month rental of the new LUMIX S1 and two lenses
Runner-up: £200 worth of Wex Photo Video vouchers
(T&Cs apply, please click here)


The theme for this WexShorts competition is ‘unity’. It’s a complex concept and one that we want you to interpret via the power of film. Unity can bind relationships, strengthen causes and invigorates ideas. It has the power to forge familiarity, breed hope and encourage identity. What does unity mean to you?


The judging process

It doesn’t matter whether you’re shooting on an entry-level DSLR or a high-end cinema camera – we’re judging the films on the following criteria...

- Quality of narrative -

- Visual creativity -

- Cinematography -

- Quality of editing -

- Sound design -

- Originality -

So, what happens once you've submitted your entry below? Once the competition has closed on May 6th 2019 at 11:59pm, every single submission will be reviewed and a shortlist of five films will be selected. The shortlist will then be published on the Wex Blog, and our Facebook and Twitter pages. We’ll aim to interview each shortlisted filmmaker, using the information to produce a written article to promote their film. We will announce the winner and runner-up not long after the shortlist is announced.

Enter your film

Past winners and shortlisted films

Have a look at some of our previous WexShorts winners and shortlisted films in the above playlist.