Frequently Asked Questions

Please find below the answers to the most frequent questions. Feel free to get in touch via our contact page if you don’t find what you’re looking for.

What is London Film Week?

London Film Week (LFW) is an annual film festival taking place during the first week of December. It is for both general public and film industry professionals to discover the best film productions from all over the world.

London Film Week’s Official Selection is divided in different sections:

  • Official Competition – 7 short films + 7 feature films
  • Virtual Reality Projects Showcase – the best of VR
  • Education: a Film Forum open to anyone interested in film/VR
  • Film Professionals Meetings: Co-Productions days
  • Carte Blanche: a carte blanche to a guest country

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms.

Where will London Film Week take place?

The Festival will take place in the heart of London’s buzzing West End, at the prestigious Regent Street Cinema.

The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is an area of Central London in which many of the city’s major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues are concentrated.

All other partner venues will be announced one month prior to the event.

When is London Film Week?

The next edition will take place between December 4th and December 10th 2018.

When will the programme be announced?

The programme (all the selected films, VR Projects as well as additional events like the Film Forum) will be announced one month prior to the next Festival.

Will there only be films during London Film Week?

In addition to the screenings, the Festival also organises special events such as film workshops, Virtual Reality screenings and Co-Production days. Lastly, a tribute to a country will complete the official selection in order to get a better understanding of the history of cinema. And that’s without mentioning daily networking drinks and parties in order for audience and film professionals to mingle!

Can I buy tickets & passes to your screenings and events?

Yes, all the screenings and events are public. Tickets will be available from one month prior to the Festival. If you would like to purchase a Festival Pass you have enter the ballot.

Can I help London Film Week in any capacity?

Yes you can! From little help like a tweet out to bigger help as a benefactor, please visit our Support page in order to assist us in bringing the best films to London.

Are you looking for help before or during the Festival?

Yes we are! We will be looking for volunteers during the Festival and will have seasonal job offers available a few months prior to the event. Please visit our Careers page if you’re interested to work with us.

Can I submit my film or VR project to LFW?

Yes please! Everyone can submit their film or VR project by following the steps listed on our Submissions page. We look forward to receiving your submission!

Any other question?