Film Festival ︎ Film Submissions 

A huge thank you to everyone who submitted their film. We received 100s of films across 27 countries... so we’d better get on and watch them!

We’re passionate about film that captivates audiences and want to bring distinct new voices & visions to the screen.

We invited filmmakers to submit their films for consideration as part of the Vagabond Film Festival programme.

Vagabond submissions platform is open to all filmmakers who have original short and feature length narrative & documentary films

We are looking for films in the following categories completed within the last year.

Narrative shorts
Documentary Shorts
Animated Shorts
Narrative Features
Documentary Features

Vagabond Submissions panel will shortlist films, all of which will screen during the festival weekend. The panel will select winning films in the following categories:

Best Short
Best Milton Keynes Short
Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary Feature

All shortlisted short films will also be entered for the Audience Award.

There will be a special award for filmmakers who are resident in Milton Keynes, who work in the city or who grew up in the city*

Please read terms and conditions before submitting your film. 


We look forward to seeing your films!

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