straight 8

straight up filmmaking since 1999

one super 8 cartridge no editing

we help people get films out of their heads and onto a screen

if you have a straight 8 in you

we want to see it


straight 8 is a short film competition based in london and open to anyone anywhere in the world

the challenge - to make a short film on one cartridge of super 8 with no editing and to see it for the first time together with the audience - at our cannes film festival premiere if it's good enough

explore the site to see great straight 8 films, find out more about the rules, who enters, how the films are made and where else they're screened

if you have a straight 8 in you, we'd love to see it

and check out our free straight 8 ios app for a unique digital linear filmmaking experience (there is no competition format for the app currently)