Lancaster International Film Festival

Lancaster International Film Festival

Type: Dedicated shortfilm festival
Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom
Start Month: June


Description

Lancaster International Film Festival is held in the historic city of Lancaster, England. The city is famous for its Castle, Cathedral and Priory, and was the location of the infamous Pendle Witch Trial of 1612.

The fourth Film Festival to be held in the city, it is our mission to bring to the people of Lancaster the best in Independent Filmmaking from around the world.

Over 95% of our programming is selected from our open submission process to allow new and emerging talents the opportunity to have their work recognised and brought to an audience.

We aim to have an engrossing selection of feature films, backed with a huge array of arresting short films, and a selection of short and feature-length documentaries. We are looking for narrative films of all genres and budget levels; whether you’ve made a surreal art-house epic or a low budget camp horror movie, we want to see it!


Submission Requirements:

Films that have been aired on UK television prior to the Festival, are available for purchase on DVD or on VOD in Europe, or are available for continuous online viewing in their entirety are NOT eligible.
Films previously submitted to the Lancaster International Film Festival are NOT eligible.
Exhibition copies of all films selected for screening at the festival must be submitted on DVD or Blu-Ray. Do not send film prints, master tapes, or other originals. We can only screen films from Blu-Ray or DVD.
Entrant confirms and warrants required legal authority to submit the entry into the Festival and to use all music, images, and content in the entry.
Entrant will allow usage of clips from the film for promotional use online, on television, radio, in print, and at live Festival events, including the incorporation of footage into a festival trailer. Entrant will allow the festival to use promotional images supplied by the entrant as part of the Festival’s publicity material.
All entries must be either in English or subtitled in English. Non-English entries submitted without subtitles are not eligible.

Submission Deadline: January



Fees:

There will be a number of awards across all categories, including Best Feature, Best Short Film, Best Documentary, Best Animation, Best Short Documentary, Best Comedy, Best Student Film, Best Director, Cinematography, Original Score, Screenplay, Editing, Sound Design, Production Design, and more!

Awards / Prizes:

There will be a number of awards across all categories, including Best Feature, Best Short Film, Best Documentary, Best Animation, Best Short Documentary, Best Comedy, Best Student Film, Best Director, Cinematography, Original Score, Screenplay, Editing, Sound Design, Production Design, and more!

Contact: admin@lancasterfilmfestival.co.uk

Website: http://www.lancasterfilmfestival.co.uk/

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