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The International Motor Film Awards celebrates outstanding work from the automotive film and television industry. Taking place on the 15th September, leading creatives and petrol heads alike gathered from around the globe to attend the award ceremony to celebrate their achievements. 

Taking place at the stunning Victorian venue The Grand in London, guests were greeted upon entry by a display of specialist vehicles from Auto Action Developments. Parked outside the venue was their Can-Am Maverick RX3, a turbo charged pursuit vehicle with 300bhp. Inside the reception, the agile  single seater Array Buggy, with 150bhp, stunt prepped to drift with the capability of off road filming.
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The night started off with guests having a drink with some live jazz to relax before the show began. Photos were taken, popcorn was snacked on and champagne was popped. Inside the venue on display was a Yamaha 450cc tracking bike also provided by Auto Action Developments. After the meet-and-greet, guests took to their seats and fastened their seatbelts, as nominated films were screened on the giant screen with impressive sound.
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During the show guests were served complimentary dinner and bottles, while the jazz band played stings while the guest made their way to the stage.

Winners took home a silver or golden conrod; bespoke trophies handcrafted using a variety of materials and manufacturing techniques. Polished aluminium, heated stainless steel, laser cut perspex, carved wood and galvanised steel come together to form trophies that stand over 30cm tall. The Grand Prix award winner received the coveted golden conrod; a trophy featuring a gold conrod, wheel and galvanised laurel, as well as a brushed gold scroll and plaque to stand out from the rest.
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Every year our sponsorboard is a huge hit and a great opportunity for guests to capture memories of the night. Thanks to our media partner GoldBox Productions
You can find the pictures at the bottom of this page or on our Facebook page.
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A huge thank you from Vince Knight to all our guests, jury members, sponsors and dedicated awards team for helping us have a fantastic evening. 
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 - WINNER: Le Mans '66 (Ford v Ferrari)
- Extraction
- Trading Paint
- Go Karts
- Lost Bullet
- Børning 3
- The Art of Racing in the Rain
- Rev

 
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- WINNER: Wedlock
- WINNER: Ghost of a Chance

- META: Steadfast
- La Nuova Dolce Vita
- The 911
- Reappear
- Tesoro
- La Sorpresa (The Surprise)
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- WINNER: Brabham
- Danica: DRIVEN
- Endurance
- Blink of an Eye: Triumph to Tragedy

- Mingay - Challenge Accepted
- Ken Smith - 60 Years at the Wheel
- The Roost
- Falken Tyre - 20 Years in 20 Stories
 
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- WINNER: The Lawnmower Men
- 1989 Vanagon Westfalia - Almost Like Home
- Ford Mustang – Making The Mach-E
- Five Foot 280
- You Olive Once

- The Ferrari F40: Enzo's Greatest
- Sir Stirling Moss - A Tribute

- Cooper
 
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- WINNER: AutoTrader - Ferrari 812 Superfast
- Carfection - Audi RS6
- WhichCar - Lamborghini Urus
- Lovecars - Ford GT
- AutoTrader - Huracan EVO RWD
- PistonHeads - Porsche 911 GT3 RS (997.2)

- Lovecars - Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster
- PistonHeads - Audi RS6 Avant
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- WINNER: From Underground Racing to Real Competition
- Bentley Centenary Parade - New York City
- It's Play Time
- Tuner Evolution Puerto Rico
- A Journey to the Start Line
- Stance Wars Las Vegas

- Drift Masters 2020
- The Pure McLaren GT Series
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- WINNER: Acura - Two Words
- Dialed - Driven
- Ferrari - Find That Ferrari Feeling
- BMW Motorsport - Passion for Racing
- Czinger - Czinger 21C Debut

- Hot Wheels - Dawn of the Daredevil

- Land Rover - Introducing the new Defender
- Acura - Break the Silence 
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- WINNER: Are YOU the Red Rory Type?
- Race2Grace
- Valley of Fire
- Aston Martin Vanquish25 by Callum
- The Joker
- The Charging Bullet
- Fast & Left - A Flat Track Film
- Monsters
 
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- WINNER: The Race X Ambition 2039
- Fudge
- Ronin Nights
- Pedal to the Metal
- Bangers by Blood
- Rated R
- Essenza SCV12
- Move It
 
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- WINNER: Mustang: Lifetime Achievement
- B.I. Collection Ferrari
- Flankers in the City
- Tiger 900 Morocco
- The ///Mountain Attack
- faceoff Racing
- Jake Jones - Dream Big
- Drift the City: Cape Town Edition
 
NOMINATED FILMS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
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- WINNER: Le Mans '66 (Ford v Ferrari)
- WINNER: Czinger - Czinger 21C Debut
- Acura - Two Words
- Lost Bullet
- Ghost of a Chance
- Extraction
- The Art of Racing in the Rain
- Dialed - Driven
 
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- WINNER: Flankers in the City
- Pedal to the Metal
- Wedlock
- Dialed - Driven

- Land Rover - Introducing the new Defender
- Acura - Two Words
- Le Mans '66 (Ford v Ferrari)
- PASSION FOR RACING

 
- WINNER: Brabham
- Mustang: Lifetime Achievement
- Pedal to the Metal

- Acura - Break the Silence
- Blink of an Eye: Triumph to Tragedy
- Ferrari - Find That Ferrari Feeling
- Danica: DRIVEN
- ENDURANCE

 
- WINNER: Extraction
- Lost Bullet
- Flankers in the City
- Børning 3
- Hot Wheels - Dawn of the Daredevil
- Le Mans '66 (Ford v Ferrari)

- The ///Mountain Attack
- Acura - Two Words

 
NOMINATED FILMS ARE ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR THE GRAND PRIX AWARD
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WINNER: Blink of an Eye: Triumph to Tragedy
 
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EXTRACTION
Sam Hargrave
A black-market mercenary who has nothing to lose is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible.
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TRADING PAINT
Karzan Kader
A stock car racing legend is drawn back to the dirt track when his son, an aspiring driver, joins a rival racing team.
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GO KARTS
Owen Trevor
A thrilling family film about a boy who must overcome tremendous odds and his own recklessness to achieve his dream of winning the National Go Kart Championship.
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LE MANS '66 (FORD V FERRARI)
James Mangold
 
American automotive designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British race car driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary vehicle for the Ford Motor Co. Together, they plan to compete against the race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
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LOST BULLET
Guillaume Pierret
Mechanic Lino is passionate about ram cars, but when faced with dirty cops, he's given a deal he can't refuse. He must put his passion at their service in order to avoid prison.
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BØRNING 3
Hallvard Bræin
The third instalment of the Børning franchise.
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THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN
Simon Curtis
Enzo, a golden retriever, learns that the methods used on the race track by his owner, a Formula One driver, can also be used to navigate through life.
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REV
Ant Horasanli
A young thief with a history of grand theft auto becomes an informant and helps police bring down a criminal enterprise involved in the smuggling of hundreds of exotic super cars.
 
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GHOST OF A CHANCE
Manes Duerr
A snapshot into the relationship of a young working class American couple. Two individuals bonded together through the expectance of a newborn baby, yet with different priorities - racing through their lives, we question whether one man’s childhood dream is more important than three people’s reality.
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LA NUOVA DOLCE VITA
Frank Liew / Ferrari
With the Ferrari Roma's design being inspired by the spirit of Fellini's 1960 "La Dolce Vita" film, Blackbird Concessionaires reinterprets this theme with a 3-part film that pays tribute to three masterpieces in the iconic world of Hong Kong cinema.
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REAPPEAR
Tommy Clarke
A son restores his late father’s vintage motorcycle, so he can recreate his mother’s most treasured photograph.
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TESORO
Roxanna Denise Stevens Ibarra
Riding through South Tucson and through time, an older man revisits the memories of his youth in the 60's as he prepares to sell his prized car. His Tesoro.
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META: STEADFAST
Avery Rost
 
Taking a raw and completely honest look into the lives of amateur motocross athletes, Steadfast holds nothing back."This sport doesn't care about you. It doesn't care what you do for work. It will break you down physically - and mentally. It definitely doesn't care about how hard you work for it. This sport doesn't give a shit about you."
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THE 911
Kingdom Creative
A film for Porsche Centre Glasgow focussing on a man's passion to own a 911 and the realisation of a dream come true.
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WEDLOCK
Stephen Ashwell
Once upon a time, somewhere in the English countryside… one man drives with his foot to the floor, as if his life depends on it. One woman steps down the aisle on the biggest day of her life. Both speeding towards a future destined to collide.
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LA SORPRESA (THE SURPRISE)
Christian Antonilli
Marcello receives an unexpected call from his father to announce his imminent return to Italy. After years of absence, he is returning to participate in an event for historic cars, and expects his old convertible ready to drive. 
 
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DANICA: DRIVEN
Scott McDermott
The most successful female race car driver of our time, Driven explores Danica Patrick's life and legacy as she prepares for her last race - the Indy 500 - a pop-culture figure who transcended her sport by owning her image and appearing in more Super Bowl commercials than any other athlete, Danica serves to inspire generations of athletes, especially girls, with ambition to pursue success in fields where they've never been represented.
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ENDURANCE
James Routh
 
The documentary about Porsche at the Two Toughest GT Races in the World.
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BLINK OF AN EYE: TRIUMPH TO TRAGEDY
Paul Taublieb
Blink of an Eye chronicles the star-crossed relationship between Michael Waltrip, the losingest driver in all of sports, and Dale Earnhardt, the most feared & iconic driver in NASCAR history.
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BRABHAM
Akos Armont
The tale of a racing dynasty and the price of immortality, BRABHAM reveals the forgotten godfather of modern Formula One – Jack Brabham, and one son's quest to defy the odds in the competitive world of international motor-sport once more.
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MINGAY - CHALLENGE ACCEPTED
Brad Day
Challenge Accepted explores Matt Mingay's thrilling life as a stunt driver and centres around his almost fatal Stadium Truck accident while competing in Detroit, USA. This 60 minute feature is packed with action combined with the highs and lows of Matt’s life on the edge following his recovery and comeback to the sport that changed his entire life.
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KEN SMITH - 60 YEARS AT THE WHEEL
Adam Jones
We follow New Zealand motor racing legend Ken Smith as he embarks on his 60th season of motor racing. Over the season we meet his fellow racers and look back at his past achievements. At 76 Kenny shows no signs of slowing down and for his 60th season he plans to race in the USA for the first time.
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THE ROOST
Jesse Koester
A journey into the minds behind the metal of Japan’s alt-moto scene. 2 Years, 12 cities, and a wide open throttle, The Roost traverses the land of the rising sun in search of the personalities, places, events, and machines driving Japan’s alternative motorcycle scene.
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FALKEN TYRE - 20 YEARS IN 20 STORIES
Tobias Kahler
To mark the 20th anniversary, which the tyre brand celebrated last year at the Nürburgring, the film crew thought up something very special: a total of 20 people were brought in front of the camera before, during and after the race to tell their stories relating to the 24 hour race and the Nürburgring. The result is countless, emotional, moving and exciting stories related to the most legendary race in the world.
 
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1989 VANAGON WESTFALIA - ALMOST LIKE HOME
Ivan Verlaan / Julian De Zorzi
Regular Car Reviews is a satirical web series that places everyday commuter vehicles within their social and historical context. This short documentary is a one-off special that we created about the iconic 1980s VW van.
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FORD MUSTANG – ‘MAKING THE MACH-E’
Jamie Crawford / Chrome Productions / Ford
 
When Ford announced that their all-new, all-electric SUV would be called a Mustang they sent shockwaves through the automotive industry. But Ford didn’t just slap the pony badge on an electric vehicle and call it a Mustang.
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FIVE FOOT 280
Joshua Harding / Matt Klug
Five Foot 280 is a documentary short that puts you in the head of professional drag racer Jasmine Salinas—a quiet, introvert who comes from a family of badass racers. She takes us through her adrenaline-filled world of driving a 3,500 horsepower car while describing the challenges of being a female in a male-dominated sport.
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YOU OLIVE ONCE
Jeremy Heslup
Documentary Short on “Olive”, a custom built 1969 911 “STR”
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THE FERRARI F40: ENZO'S GREATEST
Justin da Silva Pinto / Cars.co.za
Dawie Theron has been a Ferrari addict since he was in school and was often called “Dawie Ferrari” by his classmates. After decades of hard work, and plenty of encouragement from his wife, he finally bought this – his dream car.
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SIR STIRLING MOSS - A TRIBUTE
Sean Male
Sir Stirling Moss OBE is arguably Britain's greatest all-round racing driver and a true icon of the motor racing world. This short film celebrates his hugely successful career behind the wheel of many fantastic racing cars.
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COOPER
Ryan Charsville
A short story about the Classic Mini, what it's like to own one, and what makes them special.
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THE LAWNMOWER MEN
Brendan Cleaves
Every year in a field in West Sussex, the worlds most extreme endurance motorsport race takes place, on The rules are simple, drive a lawnmower around the track for 12 hours straight and the team with the most laps wins. No sponsorship, no commercialism, no cash prizes and no modifying of engines. It's competitive, dangerous and very, very fun.
 
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