Film Festivals & Submission dates

Film Festivals & Submission dates

Below, you will find a list of festivals to which you can submit your short film. This will help you get your film seen by more people and who knows, you may even pick up an award or two!

National Youth Film Festival
For under 19’s

Cinemagic Young Filmmaker
For under 25’s – Deadline 25 October 2013

Ickle Film Fest, Dundee

BFI London Film Festival

Cannes

Edinburgh International Film Festival

East End Film Festival

Encounters Bristol International Film Festival

The Co-op Film Festival

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Canterbury Anifest

Cornwall Film Festival

DepicT

Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival

Glasgow Film Festival
Festival returns in 2014. Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2–12 February, Glasgow Short Film Festival 13–16 February, followed by the main Festival 20 February–2 March.

Kids for Kids UK Festival

Kinofilm Manchester Short Film Festival

Berwick Film Festival

Southampton Film Week

Latin American Film Festival

Leeds International Film Festival

Raindance Film Festival

Rushes Soho Shorts Festival

Sheffield International Documentary Festival

Sundance Film Festival

Venice Film Festival

Virgin Media Shorts

The Birdies Film Festival
Applications now closed for 2013

International Rome Film Festival

Clermont International Short Film Festival

LA Shorts Fest

Edmonton International Film Festival

Zagreb Film Festival

Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival

A list of BAFTA approved festivals can be found on the Guru site here. If your short film is screened or accepted into one of these festivals, it may be eligible for a BAFTA!