Our Audience Award

Congratulations to Ithaka the winner of this year’s Audience Awards.

Ithaka

Filmed over two years, this documentary follows 76 year-old retired builder, John Shipton’s tireless campaign to save his son, Julian Assange.

The world’s most famous political prisoner, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has become an emblem of an international arm wrestle over freedom of journalism, government corruption and unpunished war crimes.

Now with Julian facing a 175 year sentence if extradited to the US, his family members are confronting the prospect of losing Julian forever to the abyss of the US justice system.

www.ithaka.movie

DirectorBen Lawrence

Clear Channel street poster

Our Audience Award

Super excited to announce the most incredible prize for the winner of this year’s Audience Award.

The winner, voted for by the public, will get to see their name, and film, up in lights with promotion literally being spread from one big screen to another, displayed across StormClear Channel’s huge digital billboards in prominent locations across the country.  See our interview with Ben Hope from Clear Channel for more details.

It’s one hell of an exciting opportunity to maximise exposure for your film, in true blockbuster style.

This is all thanks to our wonderful Soho neighbours, Clear Channel, who have partnered with us to take the festival to the broadest possible audience across the UK, driving awareness of independent film and sharing stories that matter across the nation. A truly money-cannot-buy prize!