Photography & Video Competition

Are you a photographer or videographer with a keen interest in the arts? Are you looking for exposure in this industry?

Images and videos need to include content from the Chelmsford Fringe Festival leading up to an on the day on Saturday 27th November and could incorporate actual performances, scenes from the venues and locations around the City or work generated from the events - we invite you to get creative.

All the finalists and prize winners will be showcased on this website as a 'virtual exhibition', shared on social media and announced in collaboration with the Fringe Festival Media Partners.

The Chelmsford Fringe Festival is a member of the world fringe family of more than 250 fringe festivals worldwide; all work is showcased to the world fringe family and shared on their website.


The photography and video winners will also see their work as part of the future Fringe Promotion, with credits to their author(s).


Entries can be submitted up to the 12th of December by completing the online application below.

There is a £10 fee to enter the competition, payable upon application.


The Prizes are:

1st, 2nd and 3rd  prizes for best Photography    

1st, 2nd and 3rd prize for best Video    

Public choice Photography 

Public choice Video


The jury comprises leading artists collaborating with the festival, the curator of the festival's film and documentary session, and representatives of all the Fringe Festival Partners, including press and media partners. The public award will be selected based on finalists' final works published on the Chelmsford Fringe Festival website virtual gallery.


The winners will be announced at the end of January 2022.


The prize ceremony will take place in May 2022 as part of the prize ceremony for the Chelmsford Fringe for that year.

Upon submission of this form you will be invited to upload your work to We Transfer - please ensure your work is named in the following format:


<TITLEOFWORK> - <YOURSURNAME>.ext and complies with our terms & conditions

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