LEAFF 2018


[Submissions are now closed for the Competition section of the London East Asia Film Festival 2018. If your film is selected, you will be contacted from our programme team in August.]

LEAFF’s Competition section aims to showcase new, emerging directors from Asia who have made three or fewer feature films and documentaries, and can participate for a chance to win an award of £2000.

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


  • To be eligible for LEAFF 2018, your film must have been completed after 1 January 2017 and must be minimum 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 deadline: 31st July 2018. 


If you have any questions regarding submission, please contact programme manager, Katherine: katherine@leaff.org.uk