Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival


Welcome to the BFMAF website.

The 2022 Call for Entries has now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered their work. We look forward to viewing your films!

How to Enter

  • Read the Festival’s entry guidelines and criteria.
  • Create an account with Filmchief.

Filmchief is BFMAF’s’s cloud-based festival management system and database. If you have an account from previous Festivals, this will save you some time. A new password can be requested if required.

If you prefer, you can enter your film via FilmFreeway here.

  • Pay the relevant entry fee.
    Payment is via PayPal or credit/debit card. The currency is pounds sterling.

You should receive an initial email confirming that the festival has received your entry and a 2nd PayPal email confirming the successful payment transaction.

Support with your film entry

We can provide alternative versions of the guidelines and FAQs including large print and text only. If you have any other additional needs to support your submission or would like to discuss an alternative method of applying, please contact us at