London Short Film Festival
Founded in 2003, London Short Festival (LSFF) is a BAFTA-qualifying, internationally regarded independent short film festival.
Each January, LSFF hosts ten days of short form, conversation and multidisciplinary curation. We present between 250-500 British and international films each edition, collaboratively programmed down from 5000+ open submissions, alongside Special Events and an industry offering of workshops, panels and discussion for filmmakers and workers.
15.01.2021 ⟶ 24.01.2021
LSFF hosts two competition selections – International and UK, with additional awards for Best Lo-Budget film and the Taash Award for Comedy in film
The Best International Short Film award winner will receive a £2000 grant towards their next project. An International Special Mention will be awarded £500 towards their next project.
The Best British Short Film Award winner will receive £1000 in cash and £1000 grant towards supporting travel to an international festival, or to attend a training and development opportunity of their choice. A British Special Mention will be awarded £500 grant for the same type of support.
The Best Lo-Budget Short winner will receive an award of £500. The winner of the Taash Award For Comedy In Film will receive an award of £1000 towards their next project.
Entry fee: $9-$35
Tom is the Senior Programmer at LSFF where he’s worked since 2014. He curates both the International Competition selection and Special Events with an emphasis on experimental and artist-based work.
He holds an MA in Documentary Filmmaking from LCC, and also works on the selection committees of Kurzfilmtage Winterthur and Filmfest Dresden.