Since 2008, Channel 4 has supported the Jarman Award with an annual series of commissions for its experimental short film strands; formerly 3 Minute Wonders and latterly Random Acts.
In 2015 all six members of the award shortlist were commissioned to produce films for Random Acts. These projects are currently in development and are due for completion in late 2016.
Sebastian Buerkner – Tosse Not My Soule
Ursula Mayer – iBird
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd – The Ocarina Man
Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard – Paradise Lost?
Ed Atkins – Happy Christmas
John Smith – Dark Light
Rachel Maclean – Eyes to Me
Emma Hart – MUCH
James Richards – Untitled (Side Wilt)
Brad Butler & Karen Mirza – The Committee
Nathaniel Mellors – TSNI (Sporgo)
Shezad Dawood – 7669
Anja Kirschner and David Panos – An Exchange for Fire
Emily Wardill – Carlyle's Hands
Lindsay Seers – Various
Luke Fowler – Various