The Reel Challenge is supported by an incredible roster of industry leading professionals and organisations:
Our partners contribute venues, community funding, prizes, judges and workshop support to ensure that we provide all participants with a truly valuable experience.
NOTE: we will be releasing our roster of judges and workshop in the new year. Stay tuned for further developments. In the meantime, check out the details of previous years below.
Judges and Workshop Hosts
Noel Goodwin (BFI Future Film Festival)
Rhianna Dillon (Radio One, BAFTA Guru)
Alex Wilson (Black Swan, Wild Things)
Gabriella Apicella (Underwire, Euroscript)
Marc Price (Colin, Magpie)
Felipe Torres Urso (Assistant to Ron Howard)
Bexy Cameron (Amplify, Young Blood)
Matt Callahan (We Make Film Happen)
Laura Boswell (4Talent, Channel 4)
"It's not even about winning, but it feels like the whole team really want you to do well and get new opportunities..."
"I think in a few years I'll look back on Reel and think of it as the beginning of my career as a filmmaker..."
In 2018, 100% of participants felt that "Reel had helped them develop as a filmmaker and to become more employable"
With production, events and branded content agencies.
Including course with RED (inc. REDucation, worth over £1,000), Raindance, the BFI and more.
Kit and cash
Including three Kodak Ektra smartphones and over £1,000 of cash prizes.
... and much more, like:
Guided tour of Pinewood Studios
Free subscriptions to online Masterclass courses
Channel 4 experience days
Professional script review workshops