Film entry
Film entry

Submit your film for LIFF 2019

Submissions for the 14th edition of the Leiden International Film Festival are open. Submit your film now for LIFF 2019! 

Early bird deadline: Jul 29, 2019  
Regular deadline: Aug 26, 2019  
Late deadline: Sept 16, 2019
Notification: Oct 3, 2019

We accepts submissions through our partners of FilmFestivalLife and FilmFreeway.

Cinema Brewers Shorts Competition

Short films from all over the world compete in this competition. The films will be presented at the festival in two blocks, one for American Indie Shorts, and one for International Shorts. The winning short will receive a price of € 2.500,-, made possible by the Cinema Brewers Film Fund.

American Indie Shorts

Short films from North America. Young American talents who are yet unknown to international audiences are invited to the selection, where they can take their first steps into the global limelight.

International Shorts 

International Shorts are presented in two blocks at the festival. We work together with Leiden International Short Film Experience in selecting the best of worldwide shorts today.

About LIFF

Founded in 2006, the Leiden International Film Festival (LIFF) has become one of the leading film festivals in the Netherlands showcasing feature films that examine the border between arthouse and mainstream from all over the world. The 2018 edition lasted 10 days and screened over 100 films.

The 14th edition of LIFF will be from October 31 till November 10.