Submissions open for 2021!
London Independent Film Festival 2021 Submission Guidelines
The London Independent Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing new emerging film talent.
NOTE: all film submissions are preferred via Film Freeway:
- Preview format must be digital online screener. Submit either through a festival submission platform’s internal screener (like Film Freeway) or via a hosting site like Vimeo. If you are unable/unwilling to use digital submission, please contact us and we’ll work something out.
- If you are submitting more than one entry, a separate submission is required for each film, although they may be mailed together.
- Deadlines: Early (ending Nov 6, 2020), Regular (ending Jan 8, 2021), Late (ending Jan 29, 2021)
- Fees for feature films are £65 early, £70 regular, £75 late.
- Fees for short films are £40 early, £45 regular, £50 late.
- Music videos and short shorts: £25 early, £30 regular, £35 late.
- Fees for feature scripts are £40 early, £45 regular, £50 late.
- Fees for short scripts are £25 early, £30 regular, £35 late.
Please send any related press materials, including electronic press kit, and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
All film submissions should be made digitally, not via DVD’s in the post. If you are unable/unwilling to use digital submission, please contact us and we’ll work something out.
- (a) The London Independent Film Festival is open to UK as well as international films in one of the following categories:
- Best Low-budget Feature (over £100k)
- Best Micro-budget Feature (under £100k)
- Best No-Budget Feature (under £10k)
- Best UK Feature
- Best Documentary
- Best Sci-Fi / Horror Feature
- Best Female Director Feature
- Best LGBT film
- Best Short Film
- Best UK Short
- Best Short Documentary
- Best Animated Short
- Best Experimental Short
- Best Short Short
- Best Horror / Sci-Fi Short
- Best Music Video
- (b) Screenplay Award categories:
- Best Feature Screenplay
- Best Sci-Fi / Horror Screenplay
- Best UK Screenplay
- Best Short Screenplay
- Best Screenplay Pitch
All stated information, eligibility and submission guidelines, terms and conditions of entry, and entry information is subject to change by the London Independent Film Festival, without notice.