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Award-winning international short film festival

Experience the thrill of discovery and the power of storytelling at the Exit 6 Film Festival, your one-stop destination for extraordinary independent cinema. Join us in Basingstoke, as we transform our town into a buzzing film hub, showcasing the best short films from local and international filmmakers.

The Festival

Every year, we curate an eclectic mix of narratives, from thought-provoking dramas and innovative animations to gripping documentaries and charming comedies. Inspired by our counterparts across the UK, we strive to create an inclusive platform that celebrates cinematic diversity and champions independent voices from all corners of the world.

Next festival:
Saturday 21st September. 2024

Submit Your Film

Feeling inspired? We'd love to see your cinematic creations! Learn more about our submission process, and join the illustrious ranks of Exit 6 alumni. Be a part of a festival that truly celebrates the spirit of indie filmmaking!

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Get Your Tickets

Whether you're a seasoned filmmaker, a budding cinephile, or just someone who loves a good story well told, Exit 6 is the place for you. We can't wait to welcome you to our festival family. Get your tickets, mark your calendars, and gear up for a cinematic experience like no other.

What's New?

Stay up-to-date with our latest news, announcements, and exciting events leading up to the festival by following us on social media. Our blog is also a treasure trove of behind-the-scenes exclusives, filmmaker interviews, and insightful articles about the ever-evolving world of cinema.

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2024 Poster Revealed

We are delighted to reveal the Official Exit 6 Film Festival 2024 poster. Created by local artists Rachel Davis (@racheldavis.artist) and Fatima Pantoja (@fatimapantoja.artist)

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