63rd BFI London Film Festival submissions are now closed

Submissions for the 63rd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® closed at 17:00 BST on Friday 14 June. We are no longer accepting submissions for the 2019 festival.

European Premiere of Widows at the 62nd BFI London Film Festival

European Premiere of Widows at the 62nd BFI London Film Festival

Final deadline for receipt of online submission forms and film screeners:

  • Short films (40 mins or less) – Friday 14 June 2019, 17.00 BST
  • Feature length films (more than 40 mins) – Friday 14 June 2019, 17.00 BST

Submissions for the 63rd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® have now closed and we will no longer be accepting work for consideration this year.


 

Deadlines and fees

For UK features or short films please see point 9 of the guidelines and regulations for information regarding ‘UK production’ classification. Fees are as follows. All deadline times are local British time, GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), or BST (British Summer Time):

Fee for International feature films

  • Early Bird is £45 if received by Friday 29 March 2019, 17.00 GMT
  • Regular £60 if received between Saturday 30 March — Friday 31 May 2019, 17.00 BST
  • Late Submission £75 if received between Saturday 1 June — Friday 14 June 2019, 17.00 BST

Fee for International short films

  • Regular is £20 if received by Friday 31 May 2019, 17.00 BST
  • Late Submission £30 if received between Saturday 1 June — Friday 14 June 2019, 17.00 BST

Fee for UK feature films

  • Early Bird is £30 if received by Friday 29 March 2019, 17.00 GMT
  • Regular £40 if received between Saturday 30 March — Friday 31 May 2019, 17.00 BST
  • Late Submission £55 if received between Saturday 1 June - Friday 14 June 2019, 17.00 BST

Fee for UK short films

  • Regular is £15 if received by Friday 31 May 2019, 17.00 BST
  • Late Submission £20 if received between Saturday 1 June - Friday 14 June 2019, 17.00 BST

On completion of your online submission form and confirmation of successful payment, you will be sent a confirmation email containing delivery instructions for DVD screener, if you have not already provided a password protected viewing online link.

Any queries regarding film submissions may be directed to:

lffsubmissions@bfi.org.uk

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