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Wilberforce-Smith Tankard.

The  Peter Wilberforce Smith
Tankard for Humour

A tribute to those whose movies have the power to raise a smile.
Peter's drinking tankard donated by his widow Beryl in his memory.
In the early 21st century it was decided not to give trophies but the award itself continues as 'Best Comedy'.

2021 no award given
2020 Oh Mom! Jan Gruszka
2019 The Swimming Pool Werner Haegeman and Francis De Ceuster
2018 Annie Waits April Kelley
2017 Fridgemania Emmanuel Dubois
2016 A Bargain? Werner Van den Bulck
2015 Writer's Block Robert Lorrimer
SoulMatrix Pork Chop Pictures
The Egg Robert Lorrimer
2012 no award given
2011 The New Washing Machine Winfried Bellmann
2010 Clint Florian Gregon & Philipp Scholz
2009 Rent-a-Mate Nigel Barton, Southport MovieMakers
2008 Heatwave Alan Atkinson
2007 The Party Alisan Beadie
2006 Extinction Event Alan Atkinson
2005 no award
2004 In The Beginning Chris Saville
2003 The Man From Welling Tim Jones
2002 Timeline Potters Bar Cine & VideoSociety
2001 no award ----
2000 Glamour Man ... Looking for Love Philip Beasley
{1999 Der Pechvogel Rudiger Schnoor & Wolfgang Wesemann
{1999 Rein Geschaftlich Thomas Manglitz & Stephan Lenzen
1997 The Final Tape James Heppell
1996 Glamour Man Philip Beasley
1995 Wishes Mark McCracken
1994 Second Fiddle Rochdale Movie Makers
1993 Norman Love, Burglar Mark Ewen
1992 Undercover Terry Mendoza
1991 Hold Your Breath and Keep
Your Knees Together
Huddersfield Video & Cine Club
1990 Lost Property Nick Brazil
1989 The Thing From Beneath The Bed!! Chris Jones
1988 Flaskeflort K-Film
1987 Reise 5 K-Film
1986 Nightwatch Peter Ryde
1985 Bird's Eye View D. Vane
1984 Look At Me Finchley Cine Society
1983 Shutterbugs Chris D. Taylor
1982 Extended Play D. Casci & C. Perry & F.Nystrom
& D. Woolman
1981 Dragoncastle Rebecca & Paul Mason
1979 Dicke Luft Hans Blieder
1978 Mumbles G. Farley
1977 Escape from Hotlitz Finchley Cine Society

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