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Directing Competitions with ARRI

Throughout the year we run two competitions in association with ARRI: Challenge ALEXA and the ARRI Doc Challenge.

Challenge ALEXA is an annual competition run by Directors UK and ARRI. Currently in its sixth year, the contest gives Directors UK members the chance to win a free two-day ALEXA shooting package, to include the use of either an ALEXA SXT or ALEXA Mini camera with Master Anamorphic lenses.

In 2018, the ARRI Doc Challenge ran for the first time. Directors were tasked with shooting and editing a short documentary in three days. They were provided with a full AMIRA or ALEXA MINI camera package, and the winner was presented with a prize of £3,000.

On this page you can watch a selection of films that have been made by Directors UK members through these great initiatives with ARRI.



WINNER: When the Land Calls directed by Martin Kemp

Free directed by Christine Lalla

The other nominees for this 2018 ARRI Doc Challenge were Altruistic by Emma Edwards (runner up) and Streetfood by Victoria Thomas. Check back soon for more great ARRI Doc Challenge videos. 



Cicatrix (trailer) by David Beauchamp

Home to the Hangers (trailer) by A D Cooper


Soho Jimbo by Chris Chung

Sound of Fear by Richard Elson


Red River by Emma Lindley

Think You Can Beat the Odds? by Rhys Powys


Close to Heaven by Martin Denham

Be Yourself by Richard Elson

Dartmoor Killing promo by Peter Nicholson

Recession by Beryl Richards


MatchHead by Ian Barnes

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