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What is ‘Her Ffilm Fer?’

Here's a brand-new challenge from Hansh / S4C - something exciting to do while we're in lockdown and under the constraints of COVID 19.
You have 48 hours to create an original short film, within a specific genre that will be revealed at the beginning of the challenge.
Some of Wales' leading experts are judging and the films will also be shown on Hansh's Youtube platform following the competition.
As you wait for the big weekend there will be masterclass sessions run by several well-known names in the field offering valuable advice and handy tips on competing!


The 48-hour challenge will start at 19:00 on the 19th of June. You must be registered to take part before the competition starts. 

There will be live sessions at 10:30 on Saturday 20/06/20
and at 10:30 on Sunday 21/06/20

The competition will close at 19:00 on Sunday 21st June

Join us 48 hours later for the results - 19:00 Tuesday 23rd June


The best film will receive a cash prize of £1,000!
But all competitors, of course, get this amazing opportunity to learn from the best and get valuable feedback on their work.

HER Ffilm Fer
HER Ffilm Fer


• You must be 18 or over to enter 

• Registration is required before 19:00, Friday 19/06/20 

• If you want to use language within your film, it needs to be mainly in Welsh 

• The video can be no longer than 5'00" 

• You need to keep to the constraints of the Welsh Government's Covid-19 guidelines when filming 

• You are welcome to compete as an individual or as a group

Full competition terms can be found here.


Annes Elwy will be leading us as we prepare for the Short Film Challenge and during the big weekend itself. Annes is a familiar face to us all as an actress - 'Craith', 'Little Women' and ‘King Arthur’.


With the task of selecting the best short film and providing invaluable advice to all competitors our judging panel: 

• Ed Thomas - Producer of Y Gwyll, Homework, Pen Talar. 

Hannah Thomas - Speech Producer, Under Milk Wood, Becoming Human.

• Euros Lyn - Director of Dr Who, Torchwood, Library.

• Gwenllian Gravelle - S4C Drama Commissioner, Former Producer on Keeping Faith.

• Rhodri ap Dyfrig - S4C and Hansh Online Content Commissioner.


This is an S4C Hansh production for S4C, produced by Tinint, part of the Tinopolis group.