The winners of the First Light Awards 2013 have been announced following the young film makers from a variety of social backgrounds, including those with refugee status, young offenders and those from deprived areas, walked the red carpet alongside famous faces such as Olivia Williams, Rafe Spall, Joely Richardson and Edgar Wright.

Young Voice Award, sponsored by Independent Talent

Winner: Days That Made Us, produced by Somerset Film

Award presented by Damien Molony and MyAnna Buring


Best Comedy, in association with Pinewood

Winner: H.B. produced by My Pockets, Bridport

Award presented by Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg


FILMCLUB of the year, sponsored by FilmClub

Winner: Heague Primary SchoolDerbyshire

Award presented by Warren Brown and Luke Newberry


FILMCLUB Member of the year, sponsored by FilmClub

Winner: Joe Goff of Lawnswood School, Leeds

Award presented by Warren Brown and Luke Newberry


FLIC Award in association with Odeon

Winner: Watch Your Language produced by Fosse Way School, Bath

Award presented by Jason Maza and Freddie Fox


Best Documentary in association with The Grierson Trust

Winner: Echoes of Substance Abuse, produced by Twin Vision, Liverpool

Award presented by Art Malik


Digital Innovation Award sponsored by YouTube

Winner: The Perfect Dream by Gulliver Moore from Frome in Somerset

Award presented by Rafe Spall and Tom Riley


Best Animation associated with Special Treats:  

Winner: High Above the Sky, produced by SPID Theatre Company, London

Award presented by Nik Powell and Will Poulter



Best Film by under-12s, in association with BAFTA Kids

Winner: Time Report, produced by Signals Media Arts Centre, Colchester

Award presented by Olivia Williams and James Norton


Best Film by over 13s, sponsored by Sony

Winner: Not Just a Diagnosis, produced by Ideal Films, Swindon

Award presented by Sir Alan Parker and Manjinder Virk


Best Drama, sponsored by EON

Winner: Mutiny produced by Fairbridge in Scotland

Award presented by Joely Richardson and Chiwetal Ejiofar


First Light aims to help young people from all backgrounds develop skills, talent, creativity and confidence by giving them opportunities to create their own short films with the help of industry professionals.