The Lockdown Film Festival is open to people all around the world, with the main focus being to provide exposure to film makers, writers, poster designers, stunt performers and actors.

We encourage submissions from all backgrounds and abilities. All genres are welcomed.

The Lockdown Film Festival is run in association with Saxon Productions Ltd.
All funds raised from the festival will help us to finance our projects whilst we promote yours. We are film makers supporting film makers.

Best Actor
Best Director
Best Screen Writer
Best Visual FX
Best Stunt Person
Best Child Actor
Best Supporting Actor

Best Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Feature Film
Best Student Film
Best Trailer
Best Monologue
Best Showreel
The Lockdown Film Award
Top 10 Award

Best Feature Script
Best Short Script

Best Poster Design

The winner will receive an online laurel of which they can use at their own discretion.

All submissions must be made through the FilmFreeway Website. We will not accept submissions on any other platform.

Selected Films
All selected films will be notified via email only.
The winners will be shared on Social Media.

There is no cash prize. The winner will have access to a laurel of which they can use at their own discretion.

Each entry is non-refundable. The entry fee is not refundable for films that did not get selected. Entries will not be processed without entry fee payment. All funds raised will be put towards Saxon Productions Ltd films.

By submitting your film to our festival you have the option of allowing your trailer/poster to be uploaded/embedded on our Facebook page. The filmmaker/institution that is submitting the film must own the rights to do so and is responsible for the content they are providing. By submitting, the filmmaker allows The Lockdown Film Festival to create an individual post of their film on their Facebook page without infringing the copyright of any kind of form. Filmmakers can make a request to remove the film link at any time.
Scripts will not be shared online in any format, only the poster, if applicable.

Festival Committee
The decision of the Festival Committee is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The decision of jury members will be final and accepted by all no inquiries or arguments will be entertained The organiser's reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes. Festival Director reserves the right to take all decisions about the festival.

The applicant agrees to have read and accepted the rules & regulations for participation in The Lockdown Film Festival. The applicant confirms that he/she has the requisite authority or has obtained the requisite authority from the producer/right holder to enter this film in The Lockdown Film Festival. Under NO circumstance, the authorities of The Lockdown Film Festival will not entertain or be answerable to anyone else apart from the applicant.

Overall Rating
  • Chase Bolnick

    Thank you for all the great communication and information.

    August 2020
  • This festival was cool. The organizers were great, and our film got some good hype. (plus got a couple of acknowledgments)! Good show!

    June 2020
  • Great festival for the price.

    June 2020
  • Billy Hartmann

    Was very excited to be a selection and a finalist.. Thanks 😊

    June 2020
  • Great new festival for 2020. I had a few questions and they were all responded to. Will hopefully have more material to submit for 2021.

    June 2020