EFN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - SUBMIT TODAY!
Wednesday 28 June 2023, by
The Emerging Filmmakers Night Short Film Festival’s Final Deadline for submissions is TODAY!
EFN are are a disability friendly festival with screenings and events accessible to the
d/Deaf and HoH community and a BIFA qualifying festival for the second year running!
The festival will take place in September 2023 at The Garden Cinema - an independent
art-house cinema in the heart of London.
They accept films of any genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Animation, Documentary,
– All selected films have a chance of winning prizes of £1200 in total value and will be
considered for the Best British Short category at the BIFA’s.
– The Critics’ Choice and Audience Favorite award winners will be screened before
a commercially released film at The Garden Cinema.
– Film submissions are accepted via FilmFreeway. 10% discount for students 15%
discount for gold FilmFreeway members and 20% for those who have submitted to
– Visit www.efnfestival.org/submit for full details!
“The EFN team really put on a well curated show, as well as showcasing a diverse array of emerging
talent. It was a fantastic experience.” Louis Chan - Writer/ Director
"EFN Short Film Festival showed us how it’s done last night - one of the most accessible and inclusive
events I have attended, with a selection of beautiful films and a terrific panel, both very funny and
insightful. Made me optimistic for our future work." - Lillian Crawford - Film Critic/ Journalist
“I honestly can’t recommend this festival highly enough. One of the best experiences I’ve had as a
filmmaker: from the insightful and fascinating questions during the Q&A to the clear connection they
have with an engaged audience” Celestine Fraser - Writer/ Producer