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BFI London Film Festival

BFI London Film Festival

Type : Feature film and short film festival
Theme : All films
Location : Great Britain
Period : October

    Festival years (22)

    Event presentation

    The London Film Festival is a key activity of the BFI (British Film Institute), screening new work from around the world and the best of recent restorations from international archives.

    The London Film Festival awards the following prizes in recognition of new talent: BFI Sutherland Trophy for best first feature; FIPRESCI International Critics' Award for best first or second feature; Grierson Award for best documentary; UK Film Talent Award (recognising emerging British writers, directors and producers); Satyajit Ray Award for first features; and, in collaboration with Turner Classic Movies, the TCM Classic Shorts prize for best short film.
    Categories of work shown include fiction, documentary, artists' and experimental work, animation, features and shorts. The LFF has an open submission policy. The Festival also hosts a comprehensive education programme and a slate of industry-focused events and screenings.



    The team (6)

    For feature films only

    The programmer watches the French films offered at UniFrance in July. 


    Contact UniFrance: Yoann Ubermulhin

    Registration conditions for short films

    Films produced on or after : Dans les 18 mois précédant le festival
    Registration deadline : 17/06/2020
    Registration deadline by Unifrance : 17/06/2020
    UniFrance contacts at this event : Fiona Baker
    Registrations requiring fees
    Registration Form available on external website :

    Subtitling required
    Maximum runtime : 40'
    Films produced on or after : Dans les 18 mois précédant le festival
    Genres accepted : All genres
    Conditions : Films not previously released (in the country) only
    Pre-selection format requirements : DVD, Short Film Gallery, Video File
    Screening format requirements : DCP (Digital Cinema Package)