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It’s Almost Time – LJMU MA Short Film Festival 2023
Launching Tomorrow! We’re fast approaching the launch of this year’s LJMU MA Short Film Festival, with less than 24 hours to go! This time tomorrow, you’l be able to watch all of the 42 incredible films from our Fiction, Animation, Documentary, and Experimental strands. All 42 films will be available to watch on our websiteContinue reading “It’s Almost Time – LJMU MA Short Film Festival 2023”
2023 Edition 24th – 31st March After what seems like a lifetime, we’re finally back with the third edition of the LJMU MA Short Film Festival. It’s been tough keeping everything under wraps but thankfully, we’ll soon be able to reveal all, including this year’s jury, the trailers, and of course, the long awaited announcementContinue reading “We’re Back!”
2023 Festival Poster Reveal!
As the festival draws ever closer, we’re proud to reveal the official poster for the 2023 edition. This year, we’re placing the focus firmly on the filmmaker, as we’re getting ready to showcase the work of some of the most talented, emerging student filmmakers from across the globe. As in previous years, the Liverpool skylineContinue reading “2023 Festival Poster Reveal!”
New Festival Coordinator
We’re pleased to announce that Martin L. Jones has been appointed as the new Film Festival Coordinator and Tutor for the LJMU MA Short Film Festival. As a filmmaker and academic, Martin is keen to utilise his current experience to help guide the festival through its third edition and beyond. Martin, Lydia, and the MAContinue reading “New Festival Coordinator”
Submissions for the 2023 LJMU MA Film Festival are now closed.
After receiving over 1400 entries from almost 100 countries, our students are now hard at work deliberating and cogitating. Keep an eye on social media for further announcements, and we look forward to seeing you in March for the 3rd edition of the LJMU MA Film Festival!
Now Taking Submissions For The 2023 LJMU MA Short Film Festival!
Last year, we received a staggering number of submissions that showcased the filmmaking talents of students from almost 100 countries! Not that we’re greedy, but this year, we want to see even more of your work – as such, we’re excited to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the 2023 edition of theContinue reading “Now Taking Submissions For The 2023 LJMU MA Short Film Festival!”
Festival Closed: Audience Award Goes To…
It’s been an amazing week at the 2nd LJMU MA Film Festival that saw over 16,000 visits to our website to watch all our amazing films, participate in our live Q&A sessions, and attend our award ceremony. We can’t thank you all enough for making the festival so successful and we can not emphasise enoughContinue reading “Festival Closed: Audience Award Goes To…”
2022 Festival Now Open!
The 2022 LJMU MA Film Festival is now open! Head on over and watch the 39 amazing student films from across the globe and vote for your favourite!
Meet the Programmers!
Learn about the process of putting the fest together and hear from some of our MA students at @LJMU
LJMU MA SFF In The News!
Check out this fab write-up from @LJMU student publication, Mersey News Live
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Industry Pros Give Insight to the Students
The MA Film students got the chance to learn from three industry professionals with expertise in particular areas
Loving the New Poster for 2022!
Get a look at the brand new poster for the 2022 LJMU MA Short Film Festival and give us your thoughts!
Crunch Time: Finalising the Programme
When our submissions closed on Film Freeway, we had over 1400 films that were sent to us from around the globe! Our student programmers worked diligently over the winter break and now have that number down to under 300, but there’s still a long way to go! How do we manage the selection process? TheContinue reading “Crunch Time: Finalising the Programme”
We have just closed submissions for the 2nd LJMA MA Short Film Festival. I’m proud to say we got a whopping 1485 films from 90 countries!