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|All short films must be submitted by filmmakers living or working in the UK.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The London Short Film Festival, now in its 11th year, is recognised as the premiere UK-only showcase for cutting-edge UK independent film.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Renowned for daring cross-arts programming, we showcase the very best of the country’s raw talent. The London Short Film Festival is a Mecca for the UK’s young creative talent and a significant date in the UK film calender.
Every year the Festival’s large and loyal audience flock to screenings and events, and this network has grown steadily over almost a decade. The Festival will take place over eleven days at about twenty major London venues in January 2014, combining independent shorts, plus live music, training, parties, art and fashion.
Cassandra Neal (Producer); Philip Ilson (Festival Director)
The London Short Film Festival is governed by the content, quality and breadth of films submitted. We believe filmmakers should not be bound by rules, or dictated by genre, length or theme.
But for those who require more information, we accept drama, comedy, documentary, experimental, animation, lo/no-budget, music videos, or a combination of any or all of the above.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
The London Short Film Festival's decision is final, and we cannot enter into discussion about films not accepted.
You are the sole author of, or the absolute legal and beneficial owner of all rights of copyright in the material, free from any right or interest of any third party conditional or otherwise. You have authority to enter into these arrangements.
If your film is chosen to screen in competition, we will send you an acceptance email and request a screening copy of your film. The screening copy must be received by the date stated in the acceptance email, or your film will not be screened. Tapes will be retained by the Festival until the screening date, after which films can be collected from the screening venue (after the screening) or from the LSFF office after the Festival.
Insurance of tapes is the responsibility of the sender. The Organisers will not take responsibility for any loss or damage to entries.
By submitting your entry you consent to, and have obtained all necessary consents for (and agree to provide copies of the same on request), all or any part of the production being reproduced by the Organisers and/or any other parties authorised by the Organisers and/or broadcast by a third party in any media (e.g. press, television, internet or telephone download), solely in relation to, and in support of, the Festival provided that, wherever reasonably possible, the author of the work is given appropriate notification and credit.*
Submissions that do not comply with the terms and conditions detailed on the submission form will be disqualified.
Any alterations or withdrawals from the Festival MUST reach us within 10 days of festival acceptance notification in order for us to meet judging and print deadlines. No alterations can be made after this date.
*Please note that we will notify you if we intend to curate your work in programmes outside of the festival screenings and you will be given the opportunity to opt out.