EFN Short Film Festival – Emerging Filmmakers Night
Emerging Filmmakers Night (aka EFN) is a quarterly short film festival that showcases work from up-and-coming directors to an audience of fellow filmmakers, industry professionals and cinephiles.
Every year, through 4 seasonal programmes, the directors are given the opportunity to present their films, get feedback from a panel of experts, interact live with the audience, and win awards and industry-related prizes.
> 4 seasonal live-streamed events per year, available globally.
> 2 awards given on the night, the CRITICS’ CHOICE and the AUDIENCE FAVOURITE
> Additional non- competitive screenings.
> A panel of highly accredited critics (TIFF, Leeds Int. Film Festival, BBC, Genesis cinema)
> Live Q&As with the filmmakers.
> Audience interaction with questions & comments in real-time.
> Reaching over 3000 cinephiles per event from over 35 countries.
Our winners got reward bundles worth £1200 annually from our sponsors Final Draft, InkTip, Shooting People and Genesis Cinema, as well as extensive media coverage by the media platforms Mydylarama and Film Fest Report.
The events are curated by Filmmaker Erifili Missiou and hosted by Stand-Up Comedian Mike Sheer. Our Festival Operations Producer is Ioanna Karavela. EFN collaborators and co-curators are Film Programmer and Journalist Abla Kandalaft and Film Programer Christina Papasotiriou.