Awards 2020

Submissions for the 2020 FOCAL International Awards will open on 18th October 2019.

The FOCAL Awards celebrate the very best use of archival footage across the creative and cultural industries from cinematic features to the use of footage in live events. We also celebrate the best examples of archive restoration and preservation practice and the people and companies that make up the industry.

If you would like to enter a production, film, project or person, read more about categories via the links below or contact us with questions on

Read more about the 2020 Production Categories

Read more about the 2020 Restoration and Preservation Categories

MORE INformation ABOUT THE 2020 PERSONNEL CATEGORIES including the Jane Mercer researcher of the year, Footage Person and Footage Company of the Year will be published shortly.