FILMMAKERS – Submit films to LUC to win up to £1000

LUC festival 2016 logo squareSubmissions are now open for this year’s LUC festival which will take place from the 11th to the 19th of November at venues all round the town.

The festival is made up of a programme of cool, non-mainstream features and shorts – which is why we need your entries.

This year we have prizes for the best short film under 15 minutes, the best sub 1-minute films and a FREE to enter prize for short animation. Also for the first time we are inviting feature submissions to be screened as part of the festival programme. The submission categories are:

  • LUC Short Film Prize 2016: will be awarded to the best short film (UNDER 15 MINUTES) The winner will also get £1000.
  • LUC 60 Seconds Max Prize 2016: will be awarded to the best film submitted with a maximum running time of one minute. The winner will also get £250.
  • LUC Short Animation Prize 2016: will be awarded to the best animated film (UNDER 10 MINUTES). The winner will also get £100.
  • LUC FESTIVAL FEATURES: For the first time we are accepting feature submissions (FOR FILMS OVER 45 MINUTES). Selected features will be screened during the festival.

There are low fees in place (with even cheaper earlybird prices for the first 2 months) for shorts, 1-minute films and features – but the animation prize is completely free to enter.

To send us your masterpiece head over to the LUC FESTIVAL 2016 page on film freeway and get submitting!

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60 SECONDS MAX Deadline extended to 10th July

60 seconds max flyer V2After receiving all manner of excuses and pleas for more time (“Main actor gone to prison, need to re-cast”, “The dog ate my camera” and “Liam Neeson isn’t available for filming until late June”), the benevolent adjudication panel is giving everyone an extra month to get their entries in for our 1-minute film contest.

The deadline is now Friday 10th July, so loads more time to craft your 60 seconds or less cinematic masterpiece. To enter submit your film via our page on the FilmFreeway website, it costs a couple of quid to enter and the best film will win a generous £250 prize as well as a trophy of some sort.

The ten best entries will be screened and the winner announced at an event on Saturday 25th July, details to follow soon…