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London Young Film Festival 2012


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London, UK -- Nov 8-13, 2012


The Annual London Young Film Festival is one of Europe's leading film festivals for young filmmakers. It is a unique platform for new talent and a celebration of youthful creativity and innovation. The Festival attracts an astonishing array of filmmakers from across the world and offers Londoners an extraordinary chance to glimpse the future of cinema.

The festival aims to provide opportunities for talented young filmmakers from all over the world to learn together and exhibit their work in a stimulating international environment.

In 2012 we’ll show more than 100 films from over a dozen countries. Training is central to the LYFF mission, and a full programme of intensive film instruction accompanies the annual film exhibition.

The Festival also operates as a key section of the London Arts Festival and offers access for local young people to a world-class film event to engage and involve the widest possible range of local young people.

FESTIVAL 2012

The Annual London Young Film Festival is the annual gathering point for young filmmakers from around the world. Six days of screenings, and networking events provides ample opportunities for filmmakers under 26 years of age to showcase their achievements, learn from mentors, and build contacts for future collaborations. The Festival also benefits from the vibrant London filmmaking community.

The London Young Film Festival runs every year in November.

The 2012 London Young Film Festival will be held in several venues across London, including the Roxy, the Coronet, and the Curzon Cinemas. In total we'll show over 100 films from young filmmakers.

The Festival also operates as an key section of the London Arts Festival and offers access for local young people to a world-class film event to engage and involve the widest possible range of London-area youth.

SUBMISSION INFO

Submissions Open for 2012
Submissions Information:
The 2012 London Young Film Festival will have space for 12 narrative feature films, 10 feature documentaries, and over 80 short films, music videos and short documentaries. All submitted films must be by directors under 26 years of age, from any country. The festival prioritizes ultra low-budget films of independent spirit and exciting new talent. NOTE: all film submissions are preferred via Withoutabox:



If you are unable to use Withoutabox, please contact us on info@lyff.org.uk for alternative details

Submission specs:
* All entries must be shipped prepaid.
* Do not declare a value on your submission, as this will hold it up in customs.
* Preview format must be DVD. Preview DVD's should be clearly labelled with the title, running time and contact information (name, phone number, e-mail.) or WaB number.

ENTRY FEES:
Deadlines: Early (ending June 8. 2012), Regular (June 9-Aug 17. 2012), Late (Aug 18- Oct 5. 2012)
Fees for feature films are 75 early, 80 regular, 85 late .
Fees for short films and Music Videos are 40 early, 45 regular, 50 late.

Fees for feature scripts are 40 early, 45 regular, 50 late.

Please send any related press materials, including electronic press kit, and photos to info@lyff.org.uk
Our submissions address is:
LYFF
Studio 10
77 Beak St
W1F 9DB
London, UK

Tel: +44 207 900 3226
Fax: +44 207 900 3226

Although due care will be exercised, we cannot assume any liability for damage to entries.
1. The London Young Film Festival is open to international independent films in one of the following categories:

Feature Film
Feature Documentary
Short Film
Short Documentary
Music Video
Feature Screenplay

Jury and Audience Film Award categories:

Best Feature
Best Under 21 Feature

Best Documentary
Best Under 21 Documentary

Best Short Film
Best Under 21Short Film

Best Short Documentary
Best Under 21 Short Documentary

Best Music Video
Best Under 21 Music Video

Best Feature Screenplay
Best Under 21 Screenplay

 

Winners 2011


Jury and Audience Film Awards 2011:

Best Feature: Wonders by Levi Burls
Best Under 21 Feature: Second Wind by Olana Vitkov

Best Documentary: My Brother by Said Allum
Best Under 21 Documentary: Tony by Laura Kelly

Best Short Film: My Tomale by Carmen Villottes
Best Under 21 Short Film: 111 Ways To Die by Jaks Forsythe

Best Short Documentary: Santa's Knee by Dom Hubbs
Best Under 21 Short Documentary: 5th and Main by Gilly Nunamaker

Best Music Video: Garage Band by Jukke Flan
Best Under 21 Music Video: Day Out by Getto Blaster

Best Feature Screenplay: First Kiss by Helena Nordqvist
Best Under 21 Screenplay: My Story by Paulo Torres

 

Contact


For any questions, contact us via email on:  info@lyff.org.uk

Our submissions address is:
LYFF
Studio 10
77 Beak St
W1F 9DB
London, UK

Tel: +44 207 900 3226
Fax: +44 207 900 3226