For a decade, FFilmic has been the beacon of creativity, innovation, and passion for the world of cinema, and it's time to celebrate our 10th anniversary with a bang! As London's premier film festival exclusively for film students and young filmmakers, FFilmic is a vibrant platform that nurtures emerging talent and celebrates the art of storytelling through moving images. We've come a long way, and our 10th edition promises to be a spectacular journey into the world of cinema like never before. Outstanding talent deserves recognition, and FFilmic doesn't disappoint. We present awards to films that captivate our hearts and minds, setting a path for promising careers in the industry.

Our festival boasts an array of diverse categories, ensuring there's a place for all voices and genres. From short films and documentaries to animation and experimental works, FFilmic embraces a broad spectrum of storytelling.

FFilmic is not just about showcasing films but also about connecting the future of cinema. Our festival is a hub for networking, where filmmakers can meet like-minded individuals, share ideas, and form collaborations.

- Best Live Action Short Film
- Best Animation Short
- Best Documentary Short
- Best Feature Documentary
- Best Director
- Best Cinematography
- Best Editor
- Best Film Score
- Best Student FIlm (Submitter must be a attending school / university)
-Take 8 (14 & Under age category ) - (BAFTA qualifying)
-Take 8 ( 15+ age category)- (BAFTA qualifying)
- Special Mentions

FFilmic Festival Rules and Guidelines

1. Eligibility:

FFilmic is open to film students and filmmakers of all age.

Films submitted must be completed after 2022.

Entrants can submit multiple films, but each film requires a separate submission.

2. Submission Categories:

Short Films (under 30 minutes)



Experimental Films

Take 8 - 14 & Under age category

Take 8 - 15+ age category
(this two Take 8 categories requires registration before hand and have separated set of rules which can be found here : )

3. Submission Deadlines:

We accepting submissions from 1st of January until 14th of November.

Late submissions will not be accepted.

4. Entry Fees:

Entry fees are different for each category and are specified on FilmFreeway website.

Fees are non-refundable.

5. Submission Format:

Films must be submitted in a digital format, preferably via [Submission Platform].

Ensure films are in the specified format and resolution (e.g., 1080p).

Non-English language films must have English subtitles.

6. Content Guidelines:

Films must not contain offensive, defamatory, or explicit content.

Respect copyright and intellectual property rights. You must have the rights to use all content in your film.

7. Selection Process:

All submitted films will go through a selection process by our panel of judges.

Selected films will be notified by Email or phone.

Judges' decisions are final.

8. Screening Rights:

Selected films will be screened during the festival.

FFilmic has the right to use clips from submitted films for promotional purposes.

9. Awards and Prizes:

FFilmic will present awards in various categories, including Best Film, Best Director, and Audience Choice Award.

Category "Make film in 10 days" will be open 10 days prior to the festival. Each participant will receive genre, item and line.
(this is the only BAFTA qualifying category).

Details of awards and prizes will be announced on our website.

10. Workshops and Masterclasses:

Participants can register for workshops and masterclasses separately.

Limited seats are available, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

11. Networking and Collaboration:

FFilmic encourages filmmakers to network, collaborate, and explore opportunities during the festival.

Networking events will be organized.

12. Code of Conduct:

All attendees must adhere to a respectful and inclusive code of conduct, promoting a safe and welcoming environment for all.

13. Publicity and Promotion:

FFilmic reserves the right to use film stills, posters, and other promotional materials for festival promotion.

14. Disqualification:

Any breach of these rules may result in the disqualification of the film and forfeiture of entry fees.

15. Legal Disclaimer:

FFilmic is not responsible for any loss or damage to submitted materials.

Please note that these rules are for illustrative purposes and should be adapted and expanded upon as necessary to meet the specific needs and policies of the FFilmic Festival. Additionally, it's essential to consult with legal counsel to ensure that all rules and guidelines comply with local laws and regulations.