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EFN-Emerging Filmmakers Night




Emerging Filmmakers Night also known as EFN is a quarterly International Short Film Festival that showcases work by emerging directors.

> 4 seasonal live-streamed events per year, available globally. 
> 2 awards given on the night, the CRITICS’ CHOICE and the AUDIENCE FAVOURITE 
> A panel of highly acclaimed critics (Leeds Int. Film Festival, BBC, Genesis cinema) 
> Live Q&As with the filmmakers. 
> Audience interaction with questions & comments in real-time. 
> Reaching over than 3000 cinephiles per event from over 35 countries.

We value inclusivity, equal representation, and developing voices of emerging talent



• Final Draft is proud to support the EFN Film Festival and provide the winner with a copy of Final Draft 11! With Final Draft 11, you can brainstorm, visualise, report, tag, collaborate and customise your writing environment like never before.
•. One InkTip Script Listing promoting the script and the writer to InkTip’s entire network of producers, managers, and agents. Producers have made more than 393 films from scripts and writers found through InkTip.
• An annual membership with Shooting People
• Gold Membership at East London's Genesis Cinema for a month
• An exclusive video interview with myDylarama (official partner of Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival). The interview will be published online on & on our EFN YouTube Channel.


EFN Short Film Festival - Livestream Spring Edition!


The FINAL DEADLINE to submit your short film to Emerging Filmmakers Night Short Film Festival - Spring Edition  is approaching fast!!
Submit at via @FilmFreeway for an opportunity to:


>  Win 2 awards on the night, the CRITICS’ CHOICE and the AUDIENCE FAVOURITE

>  Get feedback from a panel of highly accredited critics (Leeds - Short

Film, BBC, Genesis Cinema)

>  Win up to £400 in industry rewards by our sponsors (Final Draft, InkTip, etc)

>  Be watched by thousands of people internationally


●  We accept films of any genre and type: **comedy, drama, horror, animation, documentary, experimental, all are welcome**

●  All films need to be no longer than 20 minutes and produced within the last 3 years.

●  Film submissions are accepted via FilmFreeway. 10% discount for gold FilmFreeway
members 15% discount for students 20% for those who have submitted to EFN before.

●  Visit for full details: LATE DEADLINE April 11th 2021.

●  There will be additional film screenings around the event night showcasing more emerging filmmaking talent as part of our non-competitive programmes.



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