Winners of the Charity Film Awards announced

30 Apr 2019 News

Child Bereavement UK has won the overall award at the the Charity Film Awards, which took place last week.

Other winners winners of the awards, which celebrate films used in fundraising and campaigning, include Child Bereavement UK, RSPCA and the NSPCC.

Child Bereavement UK was the overall victor, winning the Charity Film of the Year for their film entitled One More Minute. Meanwhile, Cats Protection won The People’s Choice Award.

A spokesperson from Cats Protection said: "We are so delighted to have won the People’s Choice award - it shows how Kozal’s story has resonated with the public. We have so many older cats in our care looking for loving homes so we really hope it encourages more people to consider adopting one."

The Awards winners in full were:

  • Charity Film of the Year: Child Bereavement UK – One More Minute
  • The People’s Choice: Cats Protection – Kozal’s Christmas
  • Long Form under £5m Turnover Award: Thames Estuary Partnership – The Living Thames
  • Long Form over £5m Turnover Award: Childline:NSPCC – Inside Childline
  • £0-10,000 Turnover Award: Voicing CSA – The Mouse
  • £10-100,000 Turnover Award: Believe Organ Donor Support – The FAB Gift of Life
  • £100-500,000 Turnover Award: The Grasvenor Project - #RoleModels
  • £500,000-5m Turnover Award: Child Bereavement UK – One More Minute
  • £5-50mTurnover Award: Breast Cancer UK – Booberang Breast Check
  • £50m + Turnover Award: RSPCA - Stars

Simon Burton, co-founder of the awards said: “The Charity Film Awards celebrate how charities use video, whether for fundraising, raising awareness to change behaviour. The films that won this evening are stunning examples of modern charity communications,”

Some 400 charities entered the awards, an increase on last year when there were 300 entries and there were ten winners. “It is a great achievement for all those charities who made it through as Finalists. Congratulations to all the winning charities”, Burton added.

The winners were chosen by a combination of 500,000 public votes and a panel of judges including David Eades, BBC journalist and newsreader, Philip Collins, journalist and speechwriter at The Times and Georgina Lewis, head of marketing at the FA.

The ceremony was hosted by actor and comedian, Sally Phillips and the awards were organised by For Good Events Ltd.

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