The Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) is one of the UK’s biggest film events and the largest in England after London.
The 31st edition of Leeds International Film Festival will take place 2–16 November 2017.
Any genre and any length of film will be considered – anything under 45 minutes is classified as a short, anything over 45 minutes is classified as a feature.
Only films completed after 1st January 2016 will be considered for the competitive sections.
From $25 USD to $80 USD.
• Louis Le Prince International Short Film Competition (£1,000 winner prize)
• World Animation Competition (£1,000 winner prize)
• British Short Film Competition (£1,000 winner prize)
• Yorkshire Short Film Competition (£500 winner prize)
• Leeds International Screendance Competition (£500 winner prize)
• Leeds International Music Video Competition
• Leeds Short Film Audience Award
• Leeds Audience Award for Best Fiction Feature
• Leeds Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature
• Dark Owl International Fantasy Short Film Audience Award
• Dead Short Audience Award
LIFF is a qualifying film festival for the Academy Awards and the BAFTAs. The winning shorts in LIFF’s Louis Le Prince International Short Film Competition and World Animation Competition are eligible for the Academy’s Short Film Awards. British shorts selected for LIFF may be considered for nomination for the BAFTA Short Film Awards.