The London International Cinema Festival, is a unique film and unproduced script event in its 16th year that is celebrating the best and most popular independent and studio films from the global film industry, and has wonderful opportunities for the business of film.

Our London International Film Festival is all held in one convenient location; All of the screenings, workshops, meetings, networking, industry professionals, Awards Night and even hotel rooms. That means that we will always be there, supporting you and your project from before the Festival starts to the closing ceremony. So we won’t be hard to find, or difficult to locate, we know how important it is for Festival organisers to be on hand and to supply that all important personal touch. How do we know? We know because we already have huge experience in running other Film Festivals and from that we also know how to make it a better experience for you. With us, it will be.

Independent filmmakers and creatives face many challenges; the large competition for viewers’ attention, finding funding and getting a distributor can only be overcome by the industry coming together and creating opportunities for those who need and deserve it. Our Festival’s aim are to create an opportunity for filmmakers to show their work to the right audience at our intimate and relaxing events, and get one step closer to success by receiving recognition for their art.

We have built a small but exceptional professional network of industry professional that will look at all nominated films entered and will give business and commercial advice, in some cases the distributors attending will make offers to the filmmakers for their work and to work together to put your movies and unproduced script in the market place, we have the people and skills in our professional team to make this happen, if the professional attending feel there is a market for your movie or unproduced script, they will as with many films over the years of our other festivals, make things happen.

We are unique in the amount of platforms and festival we offer filmmakers, we can create a ripple for your movie to be seen around the world, it all starts here by entering your movie.

The festival is very keen to discover new talent and act as a springboard for creation. The development of the producers network gives filmmakers an opportunity to pitch there future production.

The international film festival will draw to a close on a glamorous red carpet awards ceremony recognising unrivalled ideas, productions and film concepts. Prestigious filmmaker trophy awards are presented to the finest films entered. The London International Cinema Festival is a global forum for you to network, discover future trends and achieve commercial success on a worldwide level.

The London International Cinema Festival is like no other international film festival. We put you - the filmmaker - in front of potential investors in any new production you may be considering, we put your movie in front of potential distribution and sales to look at the possibility of offering you real deals and real help for you the filmmaker, look at our program read the short bios of the professional attending, join us and put your movie in a market place.

The prestigious international filmmaker trophy is awarded at the red carpet awards night the last day of the festival.

We have as our objective the promotion of cinematographic art by presenting films of quality and entertainment. The is an annual event held in London. It is possible that each film nominated may be presented more than once. We are now in our 16th year.

(a) Feature films, documentaries and short subjects of any genre on DVD and video are selected by invitation, according to quality.

(b) This festival is competitive.

All films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English, unless dialogue or commentary is unnecessary for comprehension and appreciation. In the exceptional event that an unsubtitled print is accepted, English dialogue lists are required.

We reserve the right to use excerpts from submitted work for promotional purposes only. The Festival is open to the public. If your submission is officially selected, the festival may screen your film as part of their activities to assist in the sale of your movie for up to 12 months after the festival date.

A substantial number of accredited national and international press, TV and film buyers and distributors also participate. Official or professional national organisations and individuals may submit feature and short films to the Festival. Films submitted for pre-selection should arrive no later than 7th December 2020 and must be shipped as per instructions above. All shipping costs of films must be borne by the sender. It is our policy not to offer comments and reasons for films not selected for the programme.

Overall Rating
  • Misako Unakami

    I didn't get the prize.,but I'm glad I went.

    March 2020
  • Ben Cheung

    My thanks to the staffs of this fruitful event for making it into an interesting one, where filmmakers are exchanging ideas! Keep on the good work!!

    February 2020
  • 도회 박

    It`s the best festival in the world!!

    February 2020
  • Carlo Avventi

    The festival organisation has always made every effort to provide good support for the filmmakers. I would like to thank Kaoru, Fernando and all the other festival staff very much.

    February 2020
  • Shomshuklla Das

    It's a very good festival. Other filmmakers should submit.

    February 2020