BFI London Film Festival 2015 submissions

Submissions for the 59th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® are now open.

If you wish to have your film considered for the 59th BFI London Film Festival, 7-18 October 2015, please either include a secure online viewing link and password with your submission or send a DVD copy of the film, plus a synopsis and/or press kit as soon as possible. We also require you to fill in our online submission form below.

Deadline for receipt of online submission forms and film screeners:

  • Short films (40 mins or less) – 12 June 2015
  • Feature length films (more than 40 mins) – 19 June 2015

Please ensure you have read through our rules and regulations before submitting a film for our consideration.

  • For UK shorts and feature submissions, please complete the online form and Paypal payment.
  • For International shorts and feature submissions, please complete the online form and PayPal payment.

Fees

For UK features or short films please see point 9 of the for information regarding ‘UK production’ classification. The fees for films submitted are as follows:

International feature films Early Bird is £45 if received by 29 May 2015 £55 if received between 30 May-19 June 2015
International short films Early Bird is £15 if received by 29 May 2015 £25 if received between 30 May-12 June 2015
UK feature films Early Bird is £20 if received by 29 May 2015 £35 if received between 30 May-19 June 2015
UK short films Early Bird is £10 if received by 29 May 2015 £15 if received between 30 May-12 June 2015

For viewing purposes we accept any region DVD. Viewing material should be insured by the sender and sent via airmail or courier (at the sender’s expense) to:

59th BFI London Film Festival
Festival Office
BFI Southbank
Belvedere Road
South Bank
London SE1 8XT
United Kingdom

Any queries regarding film submissions may be directed to:

lffsubmissions@bfi.org.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7815 1305

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