The Charity Film Awards (en)
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Charity Film Awards is the World's biggest campaign for charity and caused-based films, driving donations, views, media coverage and celebrity engagement. Over 5 years, more than 2,000 causes have used the awards campaign to promote their messages and engage with supporters and media.

We are exploring ways to adapt and fund Charity Film Awards in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. While we do that that awards campaign will be on hiatus.

If you'd like to register your interest for the next awards please email us



Watch the Virtual Event

Watch the Charity Film Awards 2020 Virtual Event on demand

400 charities entered the awards, More than 110,000 members of the public voted and 127 charities made the shortlist in the world's biggest cause-based film event.


Charity Film Awards in the News

Charity Film Awards Founder talks to Steven Sukur on BBC World News

The BFI Review of the Charity Film Awards

Ken Loach has remarked throughout his career that films do not change society, but the films nominated for the Charity Film Awards are having a go at achieving just this, and in many cases successfully. The moving image, since its early days, has been used by charities and other groups as a tool to influence people’s behaviour in a multitude of ways. One of my favourites is... Read More

Interview by London Live with the Friends of Richmond Park

Footage and interviews at the event

The Charity Film Awards were created to demonstrate that in a modern world film-making is the most powerful piece of equipment in the charity communication tool box, to show that the common perception of charities’ video content is incorrect and to praise charitable video that can inspire, incite to action, excite and change behaviour.

The Charity Film Awards is now an established annual event that attracts hundreds of entries from charities, hundreds of thousands of public views and votes, thousands of donations being made to charities that entered, huge PR coverage internationally and millions reactions through social media.

By creating categories based on charity turnover, we were able to judge those with similar budgets on a level playing field. Contact the team to find out more.

Other news reports - BFI Review - The Guardian - Film News -

Find out more about the judging process

Campaign Partners

Media Partners

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Increased exposure for charity video content

Donations made directly to good causes throughout the campaign

Celebrating the success of film in fundraising