Submissions are now open for the Liverpool Independent Film Festival 2018. Please submit your entry through one of our approved submission partners.

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Liverpool Independent Film Festival is a truly independent film festival, committed and dedicated to showcase the works of both new and established international and domestic filmmakers from the world of independent cinema. The organisation is proud of its honest and transparent roots and is committed to selecting films purely from open submissions.

The Liverpool Independent Film Festival 2018 categories are...

 

UK NARRATIVE FEATURES

Run time of over 40 minutes
British Director or Writer or feature a mainly British cast or be set in the UK.

UK NARRATIVE SHORTS

Run time of between 1 and 39 minutes.

 DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

Run time of over 40 minutes.

STUDENT FILMS

Must have been completed while attending a recognised film school.

ANIMATION

Any run time, short or feature

UNCOMMISSIONED SCREENPLAY

Any original screenplay of any length.

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE FEATURES

Run time of over 40 minutes 

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE SHORTS

Run time of between 1 and 39 minutes.

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Run time of between 1 and 39 minutes.

EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

Must have a bold and original style in either visuals or storytelling.

MUSIC VIDEOS

No more than 10 minutes in length.
Can be for independent or established artist.

2017 SUBMISSION DEADLINES:

Please submit early to save on submission fees. Your online screener must be ready for viewing by the following dates to meet the respective deadline: 

12th December 2017: Super Earlybird Deadline
23rd January 2018: Earlybird Deadline
27th March 2018: Regular Deadline
15th May 2018: Late Deadline
10th July 2018: Extended Deadline
7th August 2018: Final Extended Deadline

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