2019 MadeGood Student Short Documentary Film Awards - Win £1000 cash!

Welcome to the first ever annual student awards here at MadeGood. Undergraduate, postgraduate, and recently graduated students are invited to submit their short documentary films for a chance to win £1000 cash. The selected winner, along with an unlimited number of runners up will have their work featured on MadeGood.tv, and shared with a massive online audience.

Entry is just £10, or free for students of participating universities. Any educational oragnisation offering a degree can sign up, so ask your tutor to get in touch to find out how they can get involved. A massive selection of additional runners up prizes, and the industry professional panel of judges to be announced soon.

The regular, non-competition MadeGood.tv blog submission for can be found here. Scroll to the bottom of this page for a full list of terms & conditions.


  • Format - We only accept submissions of short documentary films made by degree students, or recently graduated degree students.
  • Length - The absolute maximum length is 20 minutes, but anything over 10 minutes is considered long and we tend to be stricter with our judgement. Most films on MadeGood.TV are around 4-7 minutes long.
  • Rights - You need to own all the rights to the film (including music), and give us permission to publish your film on our site and social media accounts.
  • Deadline - Submissions close for this years awards at midnight on the 31st of October 2019.
  • Student awards submission form


    Terms & Conditions

  • Films must have been completed after 1st of January 2016.
  • Non-Enlgish films must include English subtitles.
  • A majority of the production must have been completed by registered undergraduate or postgraduate students. In some cases the production of the film extends past the time of graduation, in which case the film will usually qualified for entry. If you have any doubts, please get in touch.
  • We may ask for proof of being a student.
  • All films are nominated and voted upon by a jury of film professionals, from an independent point of view.
  • All fees are non-refundable, with one exception; because this is the first year, in the unlikely event of a lower than expected number of submissions, MadeGood reserves the right to cancel the awards. In this exceptional instance, fees will be refunded.
  • All films are nominated and voted upon by a jury of film professionals, from an independent point of view.
  • We only accept non-fictional, short form documentary films.