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Welcome to Bute Street's submissions page.


For 2024 we are looking for the next Short Films, Art Pieces and Music Videos to be curated together in a celebration of Art, Music and Film.


Final Submission date: January 31st, 2024


Before submitting please read our Rules and our Terms & Condition. 


Don't worry they are not too restrictive they have just been put in place to make sure that there is fair competition and clear understanding.



This spring we want to know about the local and national talents that are shaping the music scene.

If you feel like your artistry is ready for recognition head on over to our Film Freeway page and submit your music video today!


Our ambition is to get more people watching independent cinema. 


This summer we will be showcasing the best local and international filmmakers. 


If you would like to submit your film please follow the link to our FilmFreeway Page


We will be selecting the best five (5) scripts to get read by a notable script editor to then have an in person edit and workshop session. Followed by a one on one session with representatives from the BFI Network on how best to prepare their project for the only funding round this year.


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Feel the weight of taking home a Bute Street Festival award.


Annually Bute Street Arts Festival award a mix of filmmakers, musicians and artists for their contribution to the creative scene.



- Best Short Film Award

- Break Through Film Award

- Justin John Doherty Award

- Best Artist Award

- Best Music Video Award

- Festival Directors Pick


To keep this a participatory experience for everyone at the festival the audience can vote for their favourite Film, Art and Music via our digital voting platform up until the final hour.

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