Discovery Young Film Reviewer Awards 2021


18 August 2021

Do you know the next top film critic? This is their chance to show their talents as part of Discovery Film Festival 2021!

The lucky winners of the Film Reviewers Award will receive free cinema tickets, a special tour of DCA Cinema (subject to health and safety guidelines) and their winning review published on our website!

Individual alternative arrangements will be made according to location for those winners who live beyond the Tayside area or who have accessed the festival online.

To enter, aspiring critics just need to write a review of any film they have seen as part of this year’s Discovery Film Festival, and send it to us by Wed 10 November

Entries are welcome either through school or independently, and will be judged in four age categories: 
Under 8 / 8 to 10 / 11 to 14 / 15 to 18.

Email your written or recorded review(s) to For some top tips to help you get started, download our template/activity sheet here and watch this video from Festival Producer, Mike Tait:

Remember: the review has to be of a film shown in this year’s festival, and we must receive it by Wed 10 November at the very latest.