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EFN Spring Edition is open for submissions

● EFN Spring Edition is open for submissions! We accept films of any genre and type: **comedy, drama, horror, animation, documentary, experimental, all are welcome**
● EFN is an international short film festival reaching over 3000 cinephiles.
● The selected films will compete for the Critics’ Choice Award given by a panel of film industry experts and the Audience Favourite Award voted by the audience attending on the night.
● Our awards night is LIVE - encouraging audience interaction with questions and comments in real-time.
● There will be additional film screenings around the event night showcasing more emerging filmmaking talent as part of our non-competitive programmes.
● And Industry Workshops with a Special offer! Those who submit by March 12th can claim a free Industry Workshop ticket.
● All films need to be no longer than 20 minutes and produced within the last 3 years.
● Film submissions are accepted via FilmFreeway. 10% discount for gold FilmFreeway members 15% discount for students 20% for those who have submitted to EFN before.
● Visit for full details: REGULAR DEADLINE March 12th LATE DEADLINE April 11th 2021.
“Such a great online atmosphere for an evening packed with uniquely amazing films, interesting filmmaker Q&A's and insightful feedback from the panel of critics - altogether and thoroughly entertaining night” Janet Marrett - Film Director/Producer
EFN Spring Edition will take place on 26th April 2021 20:00-22:30 BST on FACEBOOK LIVE. The event is free to attend. Presented by comedian Mike Sheer and curator Erifili Missiou, expect a relaxed fun and inclusive atmosphere and a night full of cinematic gems.
Our panel of experts are Leeds International Film Festival Programmer Molly Cowderoy, UK partner of the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival Abla Kandalaft and Christina Papasotiriou Genesis Cinema’s Alternative Programming Manager.
“Excellent Festival with high quality choices and a great Q&A afterwards. The organising team put a lot of effort and it shows- highly recommended” Stelios Koulouvitakis- Writer/Director
Emerging Filmmakers Night aka EFN is a short film festival that showcases early work from new directors to an audience of fellow filmmakers, industry professionals and cinephiles. Every year, through 4 seasonal competitive film nights, the directors are given the opportunity to present their films, get audience feedback, engage with their peers and make industry contacts. Sign up to our Newsletter:


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