Lighthouse, in partnership with Light Up Poole, ran a Dorset-wide competition, in search for the best short film from young filmmakers. Based on the festival theme ‘tides’, we asked for short film submissions from young people aged 11 – 19.

The final shortlisted films are as follows: 

Fighting Against the Tide by Bethany Ward - rated U

Only Dreams by Tristan Head - rated PG

Delirious by Dan Betteridge - rated PG

Loss by Tia Ward - rated PG

Tides of Life by Matt Turner - rated 15

**Winner of 15 - 19 category** 

Mister Sardine by Ellie Gillingham - rated U 

**Winner of 11 - 14 category**

 The Boy Who Can Fly by Austin Hansen - rated 12A