Frankfurt am Main | 14 – 22 October 2023

The Film London
Jarman Award 2023

Together with our long-standing cooperation partner FILM LONDON, we showcase unique artists from their programs.

Now in its sixteenth year, the Film London Jarman Award is a prestigious annual prize which recognises and supports the most innovative UK-based artists working with moving image. Inspired by visionary filmmaker Derek Jarman, the award celebrates the spirit of experimentation, imagination and innovation in the work of artist filmmakers. Each year, the Jarman Award showcases artists' moving image to audiences throughout the UK and beyond through its annual touring programme.

The Film London Jarman Award 2023 shortlisted artists are:

  • Ayo Akingbade
  • Andrew Black
  • Julianknxx
  • Sophie Koko Gate
  • Karen Russo
  • Rehana Zaman

The recipient of the Jarman Award 2023 and £10,000 prize will be announced on at a special celebration at the Barbican Centre in London on Tuesday 21 November.

The FLAMIN Fellowship

The FLAMIN Fellowship is a major scheme for early-career artist filmmakers living in England. Part of Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), the Fellowship aims to support the most exciting, innovative and challenging moving image practices from filmmakers at the early stages of their careers, with development and funding for new work.

Artists supported through the FLAMIN Fellowship in 2022-2023 are:

  • Chris Childs
  • Bo Choy
  • Ben Dawson
  • Asmaa Jama
  • Ronan Mackenzie
  • Tobi Onabolu

FLAMIN Animations

FLAMIN Animations is a commissioning programme for early-career Black artist animators living in the UK to create new work. Part of Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), the programme aims to support artist animators as they take their first steps into a career working with the moving image, with development support and funding. The programme responds to the underrepresentation of Black artists within the art, film, and animation industries, and is part of Film London’s commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.

Artists supported through FLAMIN Animations in 2022-2023 are:

  • Isabel Barfod
  • Laina Deene
  • Lamide Olusegun
  • Ruby Stoyle

Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN)

The Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN) was launched in 2005 as a one-stop resource to provide artists working in the moving image with access to funding, guidance and development opportunities. Through unique commissioning funds, FLAMIN has commissioned over 150 productions, and supported the careers of countless other artists with programmes of one-to-one advice sessions, residencies and workshops. FLAMIN is supported by Arts Council England.