Submit Your Film

Submissions to the 2018 London Film Week are now open.
Please read below and click on the FilmFreeway button to start your film or VR submission.

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Read the Guidelines

To apply, please follow the instructions below. We have also created Submissions FAQ and Rules & Regulations pages, feel free to read those (links provided below).

Register through FilmFreeway

We only accept submissions via FilmFreeway. Once you have completed your application, your submission will be assigned a unique tracking number, in order to be recognized by our system.

Sit Back and Relax

That's it, nothing else to do right now! Our programmers will watch all the submissions and will get back in writing to everyone on 31 October 2018.

General Information

The next edition of London Film Week will take place between December 4th and December 10th 2018.

LFW invites British and international filmmakers and producers to submit following projects to the Festival: Short Films, Feature Films, Virtual Reality Projects.

To apply, please follow the instructions below. Please note we only accept submissions via FilmFreeway.

For any question about submitting to LFW, please read our Submissions FAQ page.

Lastly, do not forget to read our Rules & Regulations before submitting.

We look forward to receiving your submission!


LFW accepts following submissions:

  • Short Films (under 45 mins, including credits): narrative, documentary, animation, music video
  • Feature Films (above 45 mins, including credits): narrative, documentary, animation
  • Virtual Reality Projects (under 30 mins)

Awards Nominations

Entry into the Festival guaranties all the Films/Projects to be In Competition and therefore to be nominated for following Awards:

  • Short Films: Best Short, Jury Prize, Audience Award
  • Feature Films: Best Film, Jury Prize, Best Director, Best Acting (features both male and female nominees), Best Screenplay, Audience Award
  • Virtual Reality Projects: Best VR Project, Audience Award


All the sections of LFW are competitive and we offer £1,000 in cash for Best Short and Best Feature films.

Submission Deadlines

  • 01 September 2017 – Submissions Open
  • Early Deadline – 30 June 2018
  • Regular Deadline – 05 September 2018
  • Late Deadline – 09 October 2018
  • Notification Date – 31 October 2018

Submission Fees

Please consult our FilmFreeway page (by clicking the FilmFreeway button on this page) to learn more about the submission fees. They vary depending on your project and submission deadlines.

Start Your Submission

Submit your project through FilmFreeway by clicking on the button below.

Any Question?

Please visit our Submissions FAQ page.
If you haven’t done so yet, please read our Rules & Regulations.
Alternatively, feel free to contact us via our Contact page.