Welcome to the Hellfire Short Film Festival, part of the Hellfire International Film Festival.

The Hellfire International Film Festival showcases independent cinema from around the globe. Our first major international film festival will be hosted in Autumn (Fall) 2017 and we hold a monthly Hellfire Short Film Festival.

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR
HELLFIRE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - ROUND ELEVEN

Taking place at the LiME Bar Cafe in Folkestone, Kent, the Hellfire Short Film Festival is a collection of short films from filmmakers around the world. All films are voted on by the audience and the winning short goes through to the Grand Final which forms part of the Hellfire International Film Festival. The Grand Final winner will receive the coveted Hellfire Short Film Festival trophy.

ROUND ONE WINNER (August 2016):
THEY WILL ALL DIE IN SPACE (Javier Chillon)

ROUND TWO WINNER (September 2016):
ONE UNDER (Ruth Pickett)

ROUND THREE WINNER (October 2016):
THE LIST (Steve Davis)

ROUND FOUR WINNER (November 2016):
DESTROY MADRID (Joseba Alfaro)

ROUND FIVE WINNERS (January 2017):
SPACEMAN (Adam Spinks) & MIGHT (Emil Sallinen)

ROUND SIX WINNERS (March 2017):
A SPLENDID AFFAIR (Laurent Ardoint)

ROUND SEVEN WINNER (April 2017):
OSTEOPATHY (Alastair Train)

ROUND EIGHT WINNER (May 2017):
FIREPLACE (Muhammad Bayazid & Samah Safi Bayazid)

ROUND NINE WINNER (June 2017):
THE MISHAP (Ruth Pickett)

ROUND TEN WINNER (July 2017):
THE HONEYMOON (Ruth Pickett)

Previous Short Film Festivals have included short films by talented and award-winning filmmakers including:
Rob Smith, Katie Bonham, Ewan Golder, Dominic Pillai, Ben Barton, Melanie Light, Scott Lyus, Aardman Animations, Javier Chillon, Ruth Rickett, Steve Davis, Joseba Alfaro, Adam Spinks, Emil Sallinen, Ivan Villamel Sanchez, Michael James Dean, Mark Brocking, Alastair Train.

Awards & Prizes

All films will be voted on by the audience. The film with the highest scores will be declared the winner.

The winner of each Short Film Festival will go into the Hellfire Short Film Festival Grand Final 2017 (dates TBA) and the winner will receive our coveted Hellfire Short Film Festival Trophy.

Rules & Terms

1. All submissions must be in by Saturday 26th August 2017 at 00:00 EDT (05:00 GMT).
2. Films should be no longer than 25 minutes.
3. All films not in the English language must have English subtitles.
4. Films are suitable for public viewing.
5. You must also own the rights to your short.

4 Reviews

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
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    Ana Maria Ferri

    Young Festival, good communication, good networking.

    August 2017
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    Ruth Pickett

    Hellfire film festival is a really friendly and welcoming group showcasing an excellent selection of films. We were honoured to win Best Comedy as the other participating films were all very funny and well made. Thanks and see you at the Grand Finale in the Summer!

    January 2017
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    Martin W Payne

    A good local UK festival in a pleasant location

    January 2017
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    matt clifford

    Organized, professional, fast, great feedback. Glad I found this festival. Thanks and congrats to all involved ...

    November 2016