The Cambridge Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2011

Event poster for The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2011 by Helen JudgeCambridge Cinema Shorts in partnership with Strawberry Fair were delighted to run The Cambridge Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2011 on the evening of Friday 3 June.

The festival was held in the Cinema Marquee on Midsummer Common and had the honour of acting as the opening event for Strawberry Fair.

Check out the full running order, packed with the very best and latest short films from around the world.

The doors opened at 17:30 and by 18:30 when the screening started, the Cinema Marquee was packed.

The Cambridge Strawberry Shorts Film Festival is a fully competitive film festival with Best Local Film and Best Overall Film award categories. In each category we have an Audience Vote and Jury Vote, the winners receiving a converted La Fraise d’Or.

And this years La Fraise d’Or winners are . . .

La Fraise d’Or Winners 2011

  Best Local Film  Best Overall Film
Audience Beach Toothless
Jury Beach Striptease

Both the directors of Beach and Toothless were present to receive the awards.

Strawberry Fair is Europe’s largest free festivals of music and arts and has been held annually on Midsummer Common in Cambridge UK, on the first Saturday in June for the last 37 years, apart from 2010. The fair is run by a voluntary committee of local people.


The Jury

In no particular order, the 2011 jury consists of:

  • Justin Argent

    Justin Argent Chair of the juggernaut that is Strawberry Fair.Read More…

  • Boni Sones

    Boni Sones ia an author and journalists. She received an OBE for her service to television and public affairs in 2010.Read More…

  • Pete Cook

    Pete Cook is an independent producer. He was a founder member of Cambridge University Moving Image Studio (CUMIS).Read More…

Running Order

Strawberry Shorts takes place on the evening of Friday 3 June in the Cinema Marquee on Midsummer Common.

Doors open at 17:30.

The screening is split into two programmes.

The first programme starts promptly at 18:30

Arrive before 18:30 to be part of the Audience Voting Panel.

There will be a 15 minute intermission at 20:30 followed by the second programme.

The second programme ends at 22:30 and the awards will be announced at 23:00.


Cambridge Cinema Shorts would like to thank the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse and Cambridge Film Trust, The Portland Arms and The University Social Club for their support.

Cambridge Arts PicturehouseThe Portland ArmsThe University Social Club