After seven successful festivals of sold-out screenings, premieres, and dozens of excellent short films, the London International Short Film Festival will return in May 2023 to once again showcase the very best of short form film in the heart of one of the world's greatest filmmaking cities.

LISFF is proud to exclusively use FilmFreeway, and all exhibiting films are selected from FilmFreeway submissions.

LISFF will recognise:
Best Short Film
Best UK Short Film
Best Feature
Best UK Graduation Short
Best Short Documentary
Best Comedy Short
Best Experimental Short
Best Sci-Fi Short
Best Horror Short
Best Animated Short
Best LGBT Short
Best Holiday Short
Best Short Short
Best Music Video

Overall Rating
  • Thank you LISFF for a wonderful festival! Honored to receive the jury award for best experimental short, and I really enjoyed watching the diverse program of such talented film makers of different genres.

    December 2022
  • We are so honored to te be selected with our project "In a Tamasic world" among other impressive videos! Furthermore, we really appreciated the kindness and professionality of all the staff. We loved this festival, thank you!

    December 2022

    I am very honored to have received a director's award, it is a real recognition for the work done.
    Thank you very much to the members of the jury and to the entire festival team !

    December 2022
  • Thank you for having me. It was a good time to join film culture in London. And they organised the selection well.

    July 2022
  • Lindsay Christopherson

    We were so thrilled to be awarded both Best Short Film and an Audience Award for A Girl Called Elvis!
    Jamie and the team made sure the filmmakers felt part of the on line festival. Thanks so much for selecting us, and the awards!
    Lindsay Christopherson

    June 2022