Welcome to the English Riviera Film Festival news page – with updates on Festival events, the second series of the English Riviera Film Festival Show and the 6th International Film Awards.

News May 25th 2023

Here is a map of everywhere in the world we have received films from, including award nominees and award winners. It shows the scope of how we have grown from 2015 to 2021.

Following our most successful year in 2021, 2022 saw the awards take a much needed year off, and we are delighted to be back with the English Rivera International Film Awards in Winter 2023. Updates on the 2023 Festival on this page.

Check out the Award Winners page for a list of all the International Award Winners together with video messages from some of the winners.

We have now added all the trailers of previous Festivals to our press page.

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News June 18th 2023

Here’s a good omen – the English Riviera Film Festival Show is back! 

Followers of the English Riviera film Festival and movie fans everywhere are eagerly anticipating the release of the second season of the English Riviera Film Festival Show, which drops onto Youtube and Facebook on July 5th. The show runs as a complement to the live Festival, taking viewers deeper into the world of film through interviews with professionals from all aspects of the industry.

With this second series, host and Festival Director John Tomkins has really reached for the stars, with his stellar line-up covering a range of fascinating stories, from writing the Star Trek movies and working on the make-up for Star Wars to production design for television hits such as Waterloo Road and Eleventh Hour. Along the way, John will be previewing home-grown sci-fi thriller Infinite Worlds and talking to the creators of Youtube film parody sensation, The Hillywood Show.

Click on the link below to find out more about guests on the Devon and Cornwall film website