After the success of 2016 - 2023, (and our online 2020 version) the Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival is back for a 9th year!
UVFF is a founder member of AIFF (Association of Independent Film Festivals), which is a community of film festivals dedicated to promoting transparency, fairness, and protection for filmmakers, including the inclusivity of diverse film cultures. We adhere to strict standards to ensure filmmakers have a positive and legitimate experience, aiming to create a more equitable independent film festival circuit in the U.K. More details at www.aiff.uk
Seven days (and nights) showcasing the best independent horror features, shorts and web series.
The festival is run by filmmakers and aims to celebrate the very best in indie and encourage all aspects of independent horror film making.
The Festival is at The Hen & Chickens Theatre, an independent cinema in Islington, North London and the pub below will be the networking and meeting place. More venues to be announced soon!
There will be industry workshops and networking events.
Islington based film makers can submit free of charge contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for a waiver code.
Awards & Prizes (IMDb accredited)
Best Foreign Feature
Best Foreign Short
Festival Director's Choice
Best Director (Feature)
Best Director (Short)
Best Actor (Feature)
Best Actress (Feature)
Best Actor (Short)
Best Actress (Short)
Best Horror Moment
Best Costume/Make Up
Best Sound Design
Best Web Series
Best Script (Short)
Best Script (Feature)
Films have to be completed after January 2021
Web series have to be completed after January 2020.
We can't accept films that are publicly available to watch online (apart from web series).