The festival is now Closed!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the festival this year – the website had over 14,000 hits in just this one week! Do still check out our lineup and find out about the amazing films and filmmakers who took part this year, and check back with us soon for information about next year’s festival.

OpeningFriday 1 April10:00 British Summer Time
Q&A DocumentarySaturday 2 April16:00 British Summer Time
Q&A AnimationMonday 4 April16:00 British Summer Time
Q&A FictionTuesday 5 April16:00 British Summer Time
Paper Bird Award CeremonyWednesday 6 April16:30 British Summer Time
Festival ClosesFriday 8 Aprilvoting closes 14:00 British Summer Time

The LJMU MA Short Film Festival took place for the first time in April 2021. We would like to thank the filmmakers, MA in Film students, jury members, Liverpool John Moores University, and audiences worldwide. We are excited to be returning for the second edition in April 2022!

Submissions are now closed. The programme for 2022 can be viewed here.

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