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The East End Film Festival’s established awards system includes Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best UK Short Film, Best Soundtrack, among others. Click to find more about them.

About EEFF

The East End Film Festival is an annual multi-platform festival presenting a rich programme of international premieres, industry masterclasses and live cross-arts events.

Cutting East

Cutting East is the youth arm of the East End Film Festival, a special cinematic programme curated by and for young people; bringing a new generation of exhibitors and audiences to cinema.


The East End Film Festival offers the UK's most targeted and specific professional development programme aimed at first and second feature production.

Competition Films

See this year's competition line up in full.


We're not just about the films: join us for a party! (or seven)


Special screenings, DJ sets and parties you don't want to miss. Exciting events at galleries and a masonic temple!


Click here for all the details on our 2016 Gala films.


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  • pas May 5, 2016 Artist Film Commissions at...

    The East End Film Festival (EEFF) presents a programme of artists’ filmmaking work and events in partnership with the Whitechapel Gallery. The EEFF invites artist filmmakers to submit proposals for short moving image works (including animation). BRIEF: Pas de Deux (1968), Norman McLaren’s Oscar nominated moving ...

  • royal-academy-logo Feb 16, 2016 EEFF at the Royal Academy

    The East End Film Festival is delighted to be working with the Royal Academy of Arts to present a series of screenings as part of the RA's Friends Film Club. Presenting a series of monthly events, this special programme will present a series of eye ...

  • TEMPLE_THUMB Jan 9, 2016 Temple Cinema Season Three

    The East End Film Festival and the Andaz London Liverpool Street Hotel are delighted to announce the return of Temple Cinema! Following two back to back sold out series of screenings in the Andaz London's eerie, hidden Masonic Temple last year, EEFF will be bringing ...

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