The FFFF is a student film festival which aims to highlight the work of creative and passionate students around and over the country. This year's edition is the first opened to a public audience so do not hesitate to submit your films to us.

→ The screening session will be on the Saturday 22th of April on Leicester University campus in the Attenborough Basement University Film Theatre:
University of Leicester, University Rd, Leicester LE1 7RH
→ It will be followed by a masterclass.
→ The voting for the awards will commence after the screening with the winners announced during our closing ceremony at the end of the festival.

Best picture

Best cinematography

Best director

Best actors

Best editor

The vote for our awards will begin right after the screenings and the winner will be announce at the close of the festival. A certificate will be delivered to the winners (by email or in person as they like)

Films must:
→ respect the correct length: 3 minutes (min) → 20 minutes (max) including credits.
have been made by university students over the age 18. (only one movie per director will be accepted)
→ be sent by its director only and through the FilmFreeway website
for more information and enquiries please contact
→ files accepted: mp4
→ dimension: 1920x1080
→ resolution: minimum: 720p
→ Entrants can submit any genre/narrative forms

Festival is opened to UK and International university students (films in a different language than English must be submitted with English subtitles). We also welcome submissions from students who have graduated within the last two years, as long as the film was finished within the time the filmmaker was registered as a student.

We need students to attach a copy of their student ID and tell us where and when they studied.

By submitting your film you confirm that you are the director of it and you accept to take legal responsibilities toward it. It is expected that filmmakers still hold all of the respective rights required for their film before submitting. This includes all music, sound effects, product placement, actor/model release forms, etc. We have the right to choose whether or not a submission is suitable for display based on its quality, content, or copyright.

We may use a short clip of your film in our festival trailer. By submitting you are allowing us to also screen your film at the festival. There is no guarantee that your submission will be screened. First Frame Film Festival reserve the right to use for up to two years after the festival an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.