Making Waves Film Festival is Portsmouth’s annual film festival and short film competition.
Our mission is to become the south central’s premier film festival, to extend the cinema experience beyond the expected and to celebrate and develop innovative filmmaking to inspire audiences.
As Portsmouth’s annual film festival and short film competition we aim to:
- Celebrate innovative and bold filmmaking that inspires audiences.
- Connect with filmmakers across our region.
- Develop emerging creative talent through our industry focused events.
- Extend and redefine the cinema experience beyond the expected.
- Leave no audience behind by making cinema relevant to diverse and marginalised communities.
- Work in partnership with local and regional stakeholders to realise the festival’s ambition to be the south-central region’s premier film and cinema event.