*Information sourced from official organisation websites


Established in 2006 and formerly known as the Film Agency for Wales, Ffilm Cymru Wales have a remit to help to develop a film sector in Wales and maximise the economic, educational and cultural benefits of a film.*

Ffilm Cymru Wales supports Welsh or Wales-based writers, directors and producers with developement and production funding, industry assistance and mentoring opportunities. We aim to bring film makers and audiences together by encouraging more people to see more films in more venues. They also promote the use of film in education and community regeneration, producing educational resources in conjunction with teachers to aid literacy and general learning.*

The Cardiff Mini Film Festival has been supported by Ffilm Cymru Wales since 2013 and we are delighted to continue that relationship through 2018 and beyond.

FOR Cardiff was previously called Cardiff’s Business Improvement District (BID). They are a business-led, not for profit organisation voted for by the city’s businesses with an ambitious plan to transform Cardiff city centre – making it more welcoming, vibrant and influential.*

The Cardiff Mini Film Festival is delighted to receive support from FOR Cardiff for the first time.


Founded by Katie McCullough, Festival Formula is the culmination of over thirteen years experience strategising film festival submissions. We cater for a large slate of films, offering you consultancy at different points in your career. Festival Formula is all about enabling you and your team to realise your potential and your film’s impact within the global industry.*

We are thrilled to continue to receive support from Festival Formula.


Iris is the home of LGBT filmmaking. Now a BAFTA qualifying festival, Iris has also been identified as one of the top 50 film festivals in the world by Movie Maker Magazine for 3 years in a row. The festival prides itself on sharing the best content from around the globe to our annual audience in Cardiff each October, made possible through our 25 partner festivals in 19 countries.*

The Iris Prize is supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation and continues to be the largest LGBT short film prize in the world. With the winner receiving £30,000 to make their next short film in the UK, Iris is exactly what film makers need – funding, support, guidance and of course a warm welcome into the Iris Prize family.*

The Cardiff Mini Film Festival extends its most sincere appreciation for the ongoing support from the IRIS Prize team.

FilmFreeway makes it easy to discover, submit, and get tickets to thousands of film festivals, screenplay contests, music contests and photography contests all over the world.*

FilmFreeway is the world’s #1 submission site across all top metrics including: global web traffic, total festivals, Oscar accredited festivals and daily active users. More than 500,000 filmmaker, writers and artists use FilmFreeway to submit to over 6,000 of the world’s best film festivals and contests (including 40+ Oscar-qualifying festivals).*

Best of all, FilmFreeway is always 100% free for submitters.*

We are proud to use FilmFreeway as our chosen platform for this years festival.