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EFN-Emerging Filmmakers Night




Emerging Filmmakers Night also known as EFN is a quarterly International Short Film Festival that showcases work by emerging directors.

> 4 seasonal live-streamed events per year, available globally. 
> 2 awards given on the night, the CRITICS’ CHOICE and the AUDIENCE FAVOURITE 
> A panel of highly acclaimed critics (Leeds Int. Film Festival, BBC, Genesis cinema) 
> Live Q&As with the filmmakers. 
> Audience interaction with questions & comments in real-time. 
> Reaching over than 3000 cinephiles per event from over 35 countries.

We value inclusivity, equal representation, and developing voices of emerging talent



• Final Draft is proud to support the EFN Film Festival and provide the winner with a copy of Final Draft 11! With Final Draft 11, you can brainstorm, visualise, report, tag, collaborate and customise your writing environment like never before.
•. One InkTip Script Listing promoting the script and the writer to InkTip’s entire network of producers, managers, and agents. Producers have made more than 393 films from scripts and writers found through InkTip.
• An annual membership with Shooting People
• Gold Membership at East London's Genesis Cinema for a month
• An exclusive video interview with myDylarama (official partner of Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival). The interview will be published online on & on our EFN YouTube Channel.


EFN Short Film Festival - Livestream Spring Edition!

  The FINAL DEADLINE to submit your short film to Emerging Filmmakers Night Short Film Festival - Spring Edition  is approaching fast!! Submit at via @FilmFreeway for an opportunity to:   >  Win 2 awards on the night, the CRITICS’ CHOICE and the AUDIENCE FAVOURITE >  Get feedback from a panel of highly accredited critics (Leeds - Short Film, BBC, Genesis Cinema) >  Win up to £400 i...

EFN Free Workshops & Early Bird Submissions

The Winter Edition of @efnfilmfestival concluded on Friday after a week of FREE workshops designed to provide emerging filmmakers with essential skills: Wednesday > GETTING A YES: SUCCESSFUL FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR YOUR SHORT, delivered by producer Ioanna Karavela Thursday: > WRITING THE SHORT SCRIPT, delivered by script coach Mike Sheer Friday: > THE LIFE OF YOUR SHORT FILM, delivered by programmers Abla Kandalaft, Erifili Missiou, Christina Papasotiriou The workshops were F...

EFN Festival - Two weeks left to submit your film!

  Yup, it's nearly the end of a challenging year for our industry but here at EFN we are not signing off! We continue to look for ways to support emerging filmmakers and give new incentives for creation.   ***WE ARE OVER THE MOON TO WELCOME Final Draft & InkTip AS OUR BRAND NEW SPONSORS! ***   The winners of the EFN Critics Choice Awards will get one InkTip Script Listing each to promote themselves and their scripts to...

EFN Festival - Less than a month to submit!

LESS THAN A MONTH TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM   ***We accept films of any genre and type: COMEDY, DRAMA, HORROR, ANIMATION, DOCUMENTARY, all are welcome***   ...

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