‘Doctor Who’ Star Peter Capaldi, Raindance Founder Elliot Grove Among Winners at First Ever British Short Film Awards

Doctor Who” star Peter Capaldi and Raindance founder Elliot Grove have been honored at the first ever British Short Film Awards.Capaldi was given the Icon Award while Grove was handed the Impact AwardThe British Short Film Awards, in partnership with the HearArt Project, were hosted by presenter Alex Zane on Friday evening.

The event streamed on YouTube due to pandemic restrictions.The jury, who deliberated across 35 categories, were made up of Aimee Lou Wood (“Sex Education”), Samuel Adewumni (“The Last Tree”), Tom Rhys Harries (“White Lines”) and Elizabeth Lail (“You”) as well as Oscar-winning patron Rachel Shenton (“The Silent Child”).Awards founder and short-film director Tommy Clark said in a statement: “Short films have been an incredible launchpad for some of the industry’s biggest actors and filmmakers today, yet there is no standalone awards ceremony in their honour.

The British Short Film Awards aim to recognise, inspire

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