EVCOM London Film Awards

London Industry Film Awards EvcomThe EVCOM London Film Awards take place annually in November, bringing the best of the corporate and brand film world together to celebrate excellence across our industry.

The EVCOM London Film Awards showcases outstanding achievement in the craft and production of corporate and brand film. We reward the most progressive and creative agencies and freelancers working in the professional discipline today.

The awards call for the most innovative content across precisely defined categories of best practice and professional excellence.

Shortlisted finalists and their guests are invited to attend the EVCOM London Film Awards ceremony in November, where the winners are announced and their films screened for everyone to enjoy.

Projects and events published/ delivered after the 1st May 2024 up until the 28th June 2024, are eligible for entry. Anything within that year span is eligible for entry.

Entry Costs

Freelancer: £125 (+VAT)

Member: £199 (+VAT)

Non-Member: £275 (+VAT)

Early bird freelancer: £100 (+VAT)

Early bird member: £175 (+VAT)

Early bird non-member: £250 (+VAT)

The ‘Agency of the Year’, ‘Rising Star Agency of the Year’ and ‘Best Agency Culture of the Year’ categories are FREE to enter for members and non-members.

Early bird rates will be available from 23rd May – 6th June so do make the most of them! And remember, you can make changes to your entry up until the entry deadline. So even if you haven’t quite finished answering the entry questions, you can still get the early bird discount!

Take a look at our 2024 Guide to Entry, which includes details of the entry process and FAQs, here.

In 2023, the event was held in the Grand Hall of Goodenough College and was a night of candlelit celebration! Read out writeup of the evening, including a full list of winners, here. Enjoy photos from the evening here.

Should you be interested in sponsoring an award category at the EVCOM London Film Awards please get in touch with Claire Fennelow.

For any queries please contact coordinator@evcom.org.uk

Key Dates

23rd May 2024: Entries Open for the EVCOM London Live and Film Awards
Early bird deadline: 6th June 2024
21st June 2024: Entries Close for the EVCOM London Live and Film Awards
24th September 2024: EVCOM London Live and Film Awards Shortlist Announced
28th November 2024: EVCOM London Live and Film Awards Ceremony

Categories

Every year we celebrate the best of the best across a whole range of categories that measure creativity, effectiveness and impact. You can find the 2023 categories below. These categories will be updated prior to the opening of the 2023 awards for entry.

Communications

Brand Communication

Most effective and relevant use of film in the communication and amplification of brand character and purpose.

Internal Communications

Most effective and engaging use of film in support of internal communication and messaging.

 

Campaigns

Best Film/s in a Digital Campaign

Most effective and creative use of film in support of a digital marketing or promotional campaign. Please note, if films were produced as part of a series you are able to submit multiple films in this category.

Best Film/s in a Social Media Campaign

Most effective and creative use of film in support of a social media campaign. Please note, if films were produced as part of a series you are able to submit multiple films in this category.

 

Best Film by ‘Subject Matter’

Learning & Development

Most effective and innovative use of film to promote organisational learning and development.

Diversity & Inclusion

Most effective and creative use of film to promote a more inclusive and diverse talent pipeline and environment.

Health & Safety

Most effective and compelling use of film to promote a health and safety message and compliance.

Sales of Products & Services

Most effective consumer-focussed film in support of sales and business development. Data supporting client deliverables and demonstrable impact should be provided in support of your entry where possible.

 

Special Awards

Best Documentary

In honour of EVCOM’s history, which owes a huge amount to documentary makers, this award recognises the best documentary film.

Best Use of a Smaller Budget

In recognition of a film created on a budget of less than 10K. Please make clear any contra deals or donated equipment used in the project.

Entry fees for this category are discounted, to accommodate the entry of companies working with smaller budgets. 

Members: £150+VAT

Non-Members: £200+VAT

Early bird member: £125+VAT

Early bird non-member: £150+VAT

Production Arts and Crafts

Direction

In recognition of leading practice in direction.

Script

In recognition of the best written script in a film.

Editing

In recognition of the best editing of a film.

Cinematography

In recognition of best cinematography in a film.

Sound

In recognition of the best sound and music in a film.

Animation

In recognition of exceptionally crafted animation produced for corporate and brand clients including explainers, training, education, promoting a product or service, conference or event films, and wider brand storytelling. Please note, in the judging process we will be recognising work across the categories of motion graphics/ animated infographics, character-lead animation, VFX/ visual effects animation and traditional animation. 

 

AGENCY AWARDS

BEST AGENCY CULTURE OF THE YEAR

In recognition of an agency who has built a culture that its staff and clients want to be a part of. Tell us about your DEI and sustainability initiatives, what you have in place to support the mental health of your staff, and how you keep employees and clients coming back for more.

This category is FREE to enter.

 

RISING STAR AGENCY

In recognition of a younger agency who has shone this year. We want to hear about your company policies around DEI and sustainability. We want to hear about your growth, financially and as a team. We want to hear about whether you’ve broken new ground or been recognised for anything you’ve done this year. We want to hear about what your team and clients think of you.

This category is open to agencies who are less than 10 years old.

This category is FREE to enter.

 

AGENCY OF THE YEAR

In recognition of an established agency who has excelled this year. We want to hear about your company policies around DEI and sustainability. We want to hear about your growth, financially and as a team. We want to hear about whether you’ve broken new ground or been recognised for anything you’ve done this year. We want to hear about what your team and clients think of you.

This category is FREE to enter.

 

GRAND PRIX

In recognition of the overall most impressive entry to the EVCOM London Film Awards. From all submitted entries, judges will choose one that stood out above and beyond for this prestigious award.

All entries will be automatically entered into this category at no extra charge.

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