Submissions for the 62nd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® are now open.

If you wish to have your film considered for the 62nd BFI London Film Festival, 10-21 October 2018, please fill in our online submission form below. You can either include a secure online viewing link and password with your submission or send a DVD copy of the film, as soon as possible after submission.

Final deadline for receipt of online submission forms and film screeners:

  • Short films (40 mins or less) – 15 June 2018
  • Feature length films (more than 40 mins) – 15 June 2018

Fees

For UK features or short films please see point 9 of the regulations for information regarding ‘UK production’ classification. Fees are as follows:

Fee for International feature films

  • Early Bird is £45 if received by 30 March 2018, 17.00 BST
  • Regular £60 if received between 31 March — 31 May 2018, 17.00 BST
  • Late Submission £75 if received between 1 June — 15 June 2018, 17.00 BST

Fee for International short films

  • Regular is £20 if received by 31 May 2018, 17.00 BST
  • Late Submission £30 if received between 1 — 15 June 2018, 17.00 BST

Fee for UK feature films

  • Early Bird is £30 if received by 31 March 2018, 17.00 BST
  • Regular £40 if received between 1 April — 31 May 2018, 17.00 BST
  • Late Submission £55 if received between 1 June — 15 June 2018, 17.00 BST

Fee for UK short films

  • Regular is £15 if received by 31 May 2018, 17.00 BST
  • Late Submission £20 if received between 1 — 15 June 2018, 17.00 BST

For viewing purposes, password protected online screeners are preferred but also accept any region DVD. These should be insured by the sender and sent via airmail or courier (at the sender’s expense) to:

62nd BFI London Film Festival
Festival Office
BFI Southbank
Belvedere Road
South Bank
London SE1 8XT
United Kingdom

Any queries regarding film submissions may be directed to lffsubmissions@bfi.org.uk

Please ensure you have read through the rules and regulations before submitting a film for our consideration. You can download the rules and regulations below.

  • Read submission guidelines – here.
  • Complete the online submission form and Paypal payment – here.