Berkshire Bank, in collaboration with the Berkshire International Film Festival, has created The Next Great Filmmaker Award. This annual award is designed to encourage and support short filmmakers.

Winner will be announced on June 2nd, 2017 at the Pittsfield Opening Night Prior to the screening of Trip to Spain.

Here are the nominated films:

  • Running Through Life –  by Helene Moltke-Leth
  • Refuge- by Maximilian Guen
  • 5 Films About Technology – by Peter Huang
  • Ascent – by Sorrel Brae


Voting is now closed.

To read the official rules, click here.