The Craghoppers Film Prize 2021 October Winners

At long last we could celebrate the amazing talent at screenings from our short filmmakers in Leicester Square over the October weekend. This was followed by a spectacular red carpet awards where we handed out prizes to all our winners

So here they are:

The Pangolin Man

Ellie Stones

Ellie Stones is a 23-year-old photojournalist and filmmaker from the UK. A recent graduate of Marine and Natural History Photography at Falmouth University, Ellie’s work focuses closely on questioning the interrelationship between humans and nature, telling compelling stories that aim to impact our perceptions.

Following her Highly Commended award for the Craghoppers Film Prize at the Discover Film festival in London, we are delighted to be supporting Ellie on her return to Uganda

Ellie will be sharing her journey with us and will be documenting how The Pangolin Man, Moses, is continuing to educate the local community to stop illegal poaching

As one of our new Ambassadors, Ellie will be sharing her film with the local community by bicycle powered cinema. She will also be putting our kit to the test in the challenging climate of Uganda.


Hector Dockrill

Hector is a British director and writer. He has fore fronted a mixture of commercial work and music videos with a signature visceral style. Hector’s short film “Goldfish” is a realistic portrayal of the knife crime epidemic in London.

The Wind Phone

Kristen Gerweck

Kristen is an American director and writer who practiced law at UCLA before transitioning to studying film, theatre and television at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and the UCLA School of Theatre. Her latest short “The Wind Phone” is spoken in Japanese.

Do Not Feed The Pigeons

Antonin Niclass

Antonin is a Swiss & French director passionate about animation. He began studying filmmaking in 2011 at the Belgian Institut des Arts de Diffusion. Antonin directed “Do Not Feed The Pigeons” as his post-graduate film for the National Film & Television School


Talia Smith

Talia Smith is a filmmaker born and raised in South Africa who studied Film & TV at NYU's Tisch School of the arts. Her country's rich heritage inspired her storytelling aspirations from a young age


Pedro De La Fuente & James Worsley

Pedro & James are a directorial team based in London. They are best known for founding the creative production company Autobahn.