The London Global Film Festival celebrates the essence of independent filmmaking and the profound language of cinema as an exquisite art form. It embraces both established maestros and emerging storytellers, creating a vibrant platform that welcomes films from across the globe. With its core values rooted in fairness and inclusivity, the festival serves as a beacon of opportunity for underrepresented artists, showcasing diverse perspectives on a truly international stage. Situated in the heart of the United Kingdom, specifically in the dynamic city of London, it remains resolutely dedicated to its mission.

Each year, a dedicated Prescreening Committee composed of artists, students, and community activists meticulously evaluates all the films and videos submitted for the competition. In addition to film screenings, the London Global Film Festival offers enriching workshops and invaluable opportunities for artists to engage with the audience, fellow filmmakers, and our vibrant community.

At our Festival, we wholeheartedly commit to uncovering new voices and fostering inclusivity in our programming. We embrace and uplift a diverse array of identities, cultures, genres, aesthetics, and perspectives. Our film selection encompasses both competitive and non-competitive sections, meticulously curated to create an event that ignites excitement, provokes thought, enriches experiences, and ultimately entertains our audience.

1.All submissions must be accompanied by the applicable submission fee per entry and a fully completed online entry form.
2.Submissions must be in English or have English subtitles at the time of submission.
3.Submissions must be provided as an online streaming video through a participating submission platform (such as FilmFreeway) or a password-protected streaming URL. 4.Please note that DVD submissions are no longer accepted.
5.If you make any changes to the password or link after submitting, it is crucial to notify the Festival immediately by emailing us at This will allow us to update your record. Failure to inform the Festival of such changes, resulting in an inactive link or incorrect password, may render the submission ineligible.
6.The Festival screens films and series exclusively in digital file format. We do not screen on Blu-Ray, HD-CAM, or DCP. If you are unable or unwilling to provide your submission as a digital file for exhibition, please refrain from submitting.
Feature Films, Short Films, and Digital Series must have been completed after January 1, 2021. Additionally, films and series must be available for screening during the London Global Film Festival.