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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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  • royal-academy-logo Aug 18, 2016 EEFF at the Royal Academy

    Returning by Royal Appointment! Following screenings with artist filmmakers Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard, Andrew Kotting and Matt Hulse, the East End Film Festival returns to the Royal Academy of Arts this Autumn for a special series of screenings on the subject of artists in ...

  • digitalprogramme-banner-1-200x198 Jul 17, 2016 Women Win Big At EEFF

    In an industry often criticised for the prevalence of men in front of and behind the camera, the 15th East End Film Festival is privileged to herald a tide of change – because, for the first time in the festival’s history, all four recipients of ...

  • Andrea_Riseborough_2012 Jun 29, 2016 Andrea Riseborough at EEFF

    We are delighted that acclaimed actor Andrea Riseborough will be attending the East End Film Festival for the festival's UEL Centrepiece Gala screening of Shepherds & Butchers this evening. The star of Birdman, W.E., Bloodline, Shadow Dancer, Brighton Rock and Made in Dagenham will be in attendance ...

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