LEAFF 2019


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 2019. 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 2019, your film must have been completed after 1 January 2018 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: 1st August 2019. 


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