'Celebrating diversity in film'

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The International Short Film Festival an up and coming Film Festival that actively strives to bring a wonderful variety of films to its audience.

Aiming to be one of the leading short film festivals in the United Kingdom, every year at the end of October the festival is all about International Short Films.

The International Short Film Festival encourages fantasies, to create tension, to create an international desire for short films.

Screening in the heart of london, SFF welcomes films of all genres and types from all over the World. Encouraging and connecting filmmakers.

Our Mission

To Discover, Support and display ground-breaking and original work by Artists from all over the world.

Best Long Short Film (1 hour and under)
Best Medium Short Film (45 minutes and under)
Best Short Film (30 minutes and under)

Best Film United Kingdom
Best Film Europe
Best Film The Americas
Best Film Asia
Best Film London

Best Performance by Lead role (Male)
Best Performance by Lead role (Female)

Best Screenplay International Award

Cash Prizes
Custom Trophies
Custom Certificates

1. All films that have made the Official Selection will be notified 6-8 weeks prior to the festival.
2. All films submitted are eligible for nomination of their submitted categories.
3. All foreign submissions MUST be subtitled in English.
4. All winners will receive Winner Laurels, Custom Certificates, Custom Trophies and Cash Prizes.
5. All films must have been made in or after 2015
6. The Entry is non-refundable
7. ISSF only accept online submissions via FilmFreeway or a Vimeo Via FilmFreeway downloadable link to your film.
8. All Students MUST provide proof of student status within a 3 days of submitting their film. No proof in student status will result in disqualification.