We are Northern Visions, Latest TV and Sheffield Live!, community, not-for-profit local TV channels in Belfast, Brighton and Sheffield. We organise film festivals, both as live events in our venues when possible, but mostly, on our TV channels; so when you are part of our festival, you get your film on local TV stations!

Our forthcoming festival is for Halloween; we are looking for films, documentaries, animations, experimental and music videos on all things spooky!

PLEASE NOTE: films that contain sexual violence will NOT be considered.

PLEASE NOTE: as the channels are community-based and not-for-profit, we are unable to pay broadcasting fees.

PLEASE READ OUR RULES AND TERMS BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR FILM

By submitting your film, you acknowledge that you are giving permission to Latest Visions to broadcast your film on local television channels in the U.K. and Northern Ireland during the duration of the festival, and to utilize still images and trailers from your film for non-commercial use in promoting the event. Submission of your film also indicates consent to the copyright agreement below.

Latest Visions do not have premiere status requirements.

For accessibility purposes, we require that all films selected are provided with English subtitles (even English-speaking films)

Latest Visions reserves the right to determine the eligibility of any projects submitted. If accepted, you must be able to provide the festival with a downloadable export of your film, as well as at least two high-quality still image for promotional purposes.

For purposes of submission, all films must be submitted as online screeners through FilmFreeway. Submitted films must be complete. Works-in-progress will not be accepted. All material in your film must be your own original work - you must have the rights to all images, music, and on-screen talent featured in your film. Films that do not adhere to copyright laws will be disqualified.

COPYRIGHT AGREEMENT

I state that I am authorized to submit this film to Latest Visions for consideration, and have read, understood, and agree to all the requirements. I hereby release the Festival from all responsibility for loss of or damage to submitted materials. As this is a competitive festival, I understand there are no guarantees that my film will be accepted for screening. Entry materials will not be returned.

I agree that I have secured all necessary rights for both picture and sound, and exhibition will not violate or infringe upon any rights including, but not limited to music, images, and content.

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  • Dominic O'Neill

    The communication and effort that went into last year's festival was fantastic. It was great to be a part of!

    July 2022
  • Hui Tan

    I deeply appreciate the opportunity from Latest Visions presents: Halloween Special, which also provide a great platform for our filmmakers to communicate and learn from each others!

    July 2022
  • It was an excellent experience .The festival team were wonderful people so active ,friendly and enthusiastic. Thank you very much for selecting our film "Allagol" and your brilliant communication.

    April 2022
  • маша румянцева

    Incredible. Very thankfull for accepting my film in your festival!

    April 2022
  • I am honored to have taken part of this festival. A wonderful theme with wonderful curators who made the who experience even more meaningful. The international networking zoom meeting at the end of the festival sure left an impact. A vary rare space. Wishing all next festivals to feel as special as this was. thank you !

    April 2022