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The London East Asia Film Festival 2018 - Competition

Submissions are now open for the Competition strand of the upcoming London East Asia Film Festival! LEAFF aims to show the very best in new cinema from East Asia and screens directorial debuts and showcase works of new, emerging directors from the region. 

If successful, LEAFF will notify submitting parties on 31st August 2018. Selected films must provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened. 

Please fill in all required fields in the online submission form, including the screener link and password. 

Eligibility: 

  • To be eligible for LEAFF 2018, your film must have been completed after 1 January 2017 and must be min. 60 minutes
  • Your film must be screened as a UK premiere at minimum. Preference may be given to European, International and World premieres. 
  • Your film must have english subtitles. 
  • The film must be the Director's first, second or third feature. 

Submissions will close on 31st July 2018.

 

The London East Asia Film Festival 2017- Competition

The Competition Section is open for all filmmakers who have made three features or less. This year, Helen De Witt, President of the Jury announces the winner of the Phillips-Lee Award and special jury mentions from herself and Giovanna Fulvi.

Best Film

SOUL MATE - Dir. Derek Tsang (Hong Kong, China)

Special Jury Mention

DANCING WITH JIKJI - Dir. Woo Kwang-hoon (South Korea)

LOSER'S ADVENTURE - Dir. Ko Bong-soo (South Korea)

 

LEAFF PASSES

From 19th October, we will be screening exciting East Asian films at venues across London. For our audiences who plan to watch many films during LEAFF this October, we'd like to offer limited passes: LEAFF VIP, LEAFF adult, and LEAFF student passes.

Please find all information about the different passes below.

Available to buy here: https://leaffpasses.eventbrite.co.uk

 

STUDENT PASS for £55

- Access to the Opening Gala

- Access to all screenings*

- Access to the Q+A’s with Directors and Actors

- This ticket excludes a showing to the Closing Gala

*Subject to availability

*Must show student card at time of collection of the pass

LEAFF VIP PASS for £300

- Access to the Opening and Closing Gala

- Access to all screenings

- Access to Q+A’s with Directors and Actors

- Access to all Receptions

 

LEAFF PASS for £150

- Access to the Opening Gala.

- Access to all screenings*

- Access to the Q&As with Directors and Actors

- This ticket excludes a showing to the Closing Gala

*Subject to availability

STUDENT PASS "BRING A FRIEND" for £75

- Access to the Opening Gala with a friend

- Access to all screenings with a friend

- Access to the Q&As with Directors and Actors with a friend

- This ticket excludes a showing to the Closing Gala

*Must show student card at time of collection of the pass

 

*All members with passes may receive e-mails about exclusive events taking place during LEAFF

 
 
 
 

LEAFF 2017 The London East Asia Film Festival will be back for its 2nd edition this October!

Building from our success in 2016, we will present the latest features by the most prominent directors in the LEAFF OFFICIAL SELECTION, emerging talent of the future through the COMPETITION section, the lives of East Asian women in the STORIES OF WOMEN section and a celebration of a lifetime of works by a legend in filmmaking with a RETROSPECTIVE!

We are thrilled to announce new strands in partnership with Festivals, institutions and filmmakers from East Asia. CREATIVE VISIONS: HONG KONG CINEMA 1997-2017 programme will commemorate 20 years of breathtaking Hong Kong cinema, "fantastic" films will be co-programmed with BIFAN for our FESTIVAL FOCUS, and a SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT SCREENING will surprise all fans of East Asian cinema.

We look forward to seeing you at the largest LEAFF yet!

#LEAFF2017

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM LEAFF 2016