Film London Jarman Award

Now in its sixteenth year, the Film London Jarman Award celebrates the pioneering work of the UK’s foremost artist filmmakers. Inspired by the visionary filmmaker Derek Jarman, the award celebrates the spirit of experimentation, imagination and innovation. From surreal animated worlds to filmic explorations of landscape and community, the 2023 Film London Jarman Award showcases the urgency, creativity, and humour of exciting new approaches to the moving image.

The artists shortlisted this year are:

Ayo Akingbade
Andrew Black
Sophie Koko Gate
Karen Russo
Rehana Zaman

The winner of the award will be announced the week of 20th November 2023 in a ceremony at the Barbican Centre. In the run-up to the event, work by the shortlisted artists can be experienced through a nationwide touring programme presented in partnership with a variety of cultural venues across the UK.

To find out more:

Film London Jarman Award