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Saturday Oct. 16


369 film studios

Leicester,  UK

Awards Catagories

Best Short ( under 60 mins )
Best International Short ( under 60 mins )
Best Super Short ( 3 mins and under )
Best International Super Short ( 3 mins and under )
Best Trailer

NEW FOR 2022

First Time Filmmaker Award

If you've always wanted to make a film, now is the time. You don't need any experience, just a camera and an idea. Even a phone camera will be absolutely fine.

Create a film under 3 minutes, upload it to vimeo or youtube and send us a link through out contact page or via facebook. Submission for first time filmmakers is FREE. Selected films will be screened at Leicester Film Festival and we best film will win a Leicester Film Festival certificate and trophy.


The Festival

Leicester City Film Festival offers film-makers the chance to have their work seen on the international stage as well as providing the opportunity to mix with like minded individuals and industry professionals. . .

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Leicester City Film Festival annual celebration of cinema from around the world set in the heart of the UK Midlands. Leicester City Film Festival is open to all genres and formats. Live screenings are held at 369 Film Studios in Leicester.





Submissions now open

Submissions are now accepted exclusively through FilmFreeway. All films selected for the festival will receive high resolution festival laurels for promotional use. All winners will receive a Leicester City Film Festival trophy and award certificate. All runners up will also receive a certificate.

Winning films will be required to send a physical format copy of the film on DVD, Blu-Ray or USB Flash Drive. HD format is preferred. For the full submission details please click here.