Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) is a reputable monthly competition and annual online film festival based in one of the elegant cities in the world, London in 2020-2021.

We are filmmakers who live in London, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Munich, and Zurich and we love cinema. With the cinema passion, we have decided to form an online film festival, Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) in multi-country.

Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) is an IMDb eligible festival, which means film directors will be able to post their "awards" on their IMDb profile.

Europe Film Festival U.K (EFFUK) accepts short films and feature films.

All Award Winners receive Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) laurel and a special certificate. The Best Short and Best Feature film winners have a right to a free exclusive interview also we write a unique sentence for Best Short Film's and Best Feature Film's poster, so you can put it on your poster.

The winners of each month are eligible to participate in the main ceremony, which will be held once a year.

Our vision is that

- to ensure support and development of all types of films and video works possibility of professional evaluation of the works accepted for the contest
- cultural links development
- assistance and encouragement of artistic development of young filmmakers

We have members from Amsterdam, Moscow, Istanbul, Saint Petersburg, Berlin, Madrid, Kyiv, Rome, Bucharest, Paris, Minsk, Vienna, Hamburg, Warsaw, Budapest, Barcelona, Munich, Kharkiv, Milan, Belgrade, Prague, Sofia, Birmingham, London, Brussels, and Tbilisi.

The festival will be done periodically, every 45 days, it has a loop.

AWARDS - FEATURE FILMS

BEST FILM
BEST DRAMA FILM
BEST MOBILE FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST ANIMATION FILM
BEST COMEDY
BEST HORROR / MYSTERY / CRIME
BEST SCI-FI / FANTASY / ACTION
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST FIRST-TIME DIRECTOR
BEST INDIE

AWARDS - SHORT FILMS

BEST FILM
BEST DRAMA FILM
BEST MOBILE FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST ANIMATION FILM
BEST COMEDY
BEST HORROR / MYSTERY / CRIME
BEST SCI-FI / FANTASY / ACTION
BEST MOBILE FILM
BEST FIRST-TIME DIRECTOR
BEST EXPERIMENTAL
BEST INDIE

AWARDS - SERIES/VIDEO

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
BEST MOTIVATION FILM/VIDEO
BEST WEB/TV SERIES
BEST COMMERCIAL/PROMOTION VIDEO/FILM
BEST DRONE FILM/VIDEO

subcategories:
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS
BEST TRAILER
BEST POSTER
BEST CREATIVE
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST SOUNDTRACK
BEST EDITING
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
BEST MAKE-UP

1. Registration for the competition should be made via FilmFreeway.com, then the applicant will receive email notification of registration. All films must be submitted in a digital format.

Registration link:

FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/EuropeFilmFestival

More details about the festival: http://europefilmfestival.com/

Non-English films must have English subtitles.

WE DO NOT ACCEPT:

Pornography, any non-proper content videos.

Submitted films may have been made anywhere in the world, without any distinction.

Each applicant can register multiple films.

2. GENRES/CATEGORY
All film types of genres are accepted. Films should be submitted into the correct category, otherwise, automatically disqualified by the festival.

3. SELECTED FILMS/AWARDS/NOTIFICATION DATE/WAIVER CODE/REFUND
Notification Date can be changed.
The notification date can be changed by the committee.
The deadline of the application can be extended by the committee.
The selected films will be published on the europefilmfestival.com, and also the selected films applicants receive a mail of selection.
The jury consists of specialized artists and directors.
All Award Winners receive Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) Laurel and certificate.

The winner films are rated at their respective IMDb pages (if applicable).

The film and director name will be shared on our social media such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, DeviantArt, and so on.

We never give a guarantee of winning within the film festival (with waiver code or direct submission). We only have two categories for advertising purposes: Exclusive Interview and Critique Review.

We do not have a refund option.

The winners will be added "Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) Network".

4. VIDEO SUPPORT FOR SELECTED FILMS
In the case of selection, the applicant should send his/her film via wetransfer.com to the festival organization. This video should be in a usable format for projection, the basic format is required HD720p or FullHD 1080p.

5. COPYRIGHTS
By submitting your request on our website you agree to let us use your submitted data to create what you have asked for.
The applicant and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film by subscribing to the festival claims to be in possession of the rights of reproduction video and audio of the film.
The author and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film authorize the festival organization to use parts of their film (maximum 1 minute) for creating promotional films for this festival and for future editions.
The author and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film grant rights to public screening inside the Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) without any claims.
Any material sent to the organization of the festival will not be returned.

6. DATA USAGE RULES
By submitting your film to our festival you agree that your piece of work (full film or trailer) can be uploaded/embed on our website (www.europefilmfestival.com ). The author and/or production and/or holder of the rights of all selected films authorize the publication of their data on www.europefilmfestival.com site and on every type of distribution channel as a promotion. Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) DOES NOT PAY SCREENING FEES. In the 2021-2022 year, winners will get special plaques as awards. By submitting your film via FilmFreeway, you acknowledge that the festival will not pay to present your work.
The winning director allows her or his trailer to be used by the festival for advertising purposes such as social media posts.

7. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES
The admission to the Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) implies the unconditional acceptance of this regulation.
For any dispute not covered by the Regulation, the competent authority is the organization of the Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK).

8. PRIVACY/DISCLAIMER
Subscribers to the Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) agree as established by Legislative Decree 30 June 2003, No. 196 on the protection of privacy, the use of personal data for all initiatives related to the event. The Author of the film declares to accept the Regulation in all its parts and to have the legal availability of the film and to authorize the public screening without compensation, freeing the organization of the Festival from any present and future responsibility. With the contest entry, each author is responsible for the content of his work. The author claims to own all rights to the work, not prejudicing in any way the rights of third parties, like other authors, subjects portrayed, transferees of rights, together with those music, etc. . It also declares that the audiovisual material is not protected by SIAE. Under the provisions of Legislative Decree. 30/06/2003 n. 196, we inform the author that the data requested is necessary for completing the documentation of registration to the Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK).

9. CRITIQUE REVIEWS and INTERVIEWS

Critique reviews and interviews will remain on the website for 6 months. There is no commitment for 6 months or more, it can be deleted. After the deadline, critique reviews and interviews send and publish in 14 days. Critique reviews and interviews will be sent in 14-21 days after the notification date.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Great communication, and I felt taken care of! The whole thing made me feel like they actually watched and enjoyed the content that was made. Not only that, but it feels like they really enjoy and appreciates what they see. They love film, and we love making them. A great festival! Will be sending more to them and keep them close!

    September 2021
  • Great experience with the festival! I was so happy to win an award here. Check out my short film on my YouTube channel Ryan Watson Films https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5NQkx8oRP_AygTtrpVrMrg

    September 2021
  • Suzann McLean

    I am very happy that we participated at Europe Film Festival, it was wonderful. Our team is very much honoured to receive The Best Cinematography Award for our short film "When it's just us...". Thank you Europe Film Festival!

    September 2021
  • I'm very honoured to have been the winner for Best crime short with my short film A MARTYR OF THE PEN, a Wonderful festival. With excellent creativity, communication and organisation, I will be submitting future projects. Thank you EFFUK.

    September 2021
  • We won our first entry with this festival which is great. Especially as its all approved on IMDb. Good prompt emails getting back to me. Shame there is no contact number though!

    September 2021