For the Fallen – Gala Night Premiere

The shortlisted films for the World War 1 film challenge, ‘For the Fallen’ will be screened on Thursday, July 17th at the Royal Engineers Museum.

For the Fallen

The challenge involved participants creating their own short film inspired by the people and events of World War One. They were invited to submit their individual take on the rules, which meant the film could be shaped in any genre – horror to comedy, drama to documentary, contemporary or period.

There are a limited number of tickets available, and film goers will be able to vote in a People’s Choice Award for their favourite film. To book your place (first come, first served), email:

The other categories, voted for by a panel of judges are:

Best Live Action Short Film

Best Documentary Short Film

Best Director

Best Cinematographer

Best Sound

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Editing

Best Screenplay

Best Special Effects

Best Schools Film

Best Film – Audience Vote

The panel of judges comprises:

Sarah Phelps – Writer & Creator of The Crimson Field

Josephine Ward – Producer of Harriet’s Army, Young Dracula & Tracy Beaker

Samuel Supple – Director (Time Bleeds & Magwitch)

Steve Nallon – Actor (Spitting Image)

Emma Muscat – Historian & Blogger

Steph Fuller – Creative Enabler, Ideas Test

Representatives from the Heritage Lottery Fund

Guest Judges

Sean Cole of Pi Digital – Post Productions & VFX-

Kate Griffiths (Special FX Make Up Artist) – Make up and practical FX.

The screening will run from 6.30pm – 9pm.

Royal Engineers Museum Prince Arthur Road Gillingham Kent ME4 4UG

01634 822312

The Golden Poppy Awards, as the ‘For the Fallen’ Film Festival and Awards Ceremony has been named, will take place on Saturday 19 July at the Blue Town Heritage Centre. Spaces on this event are sold out.

For more information about the overall project, please visit their website here.