Unrestricted View is delighted to announce the return of its North London Film Festival. Launched in 2016, and following two very successful years, the 2018 festival is set to be will be bigger and better than ever before and will take place between 23rd - 29thApril 2018. Already films in all categories have been submitted from across the world and the programming of screenings is underway.

The UVFF festival is run by filmmakers for filmmakers and holds at its core, a passionate desire to celebrate the very best in, and encourage all aspects of, independent film making.

The Festival’s main hub will as ever, be situated at The Hen & Chickens Theatre, an independent theatre and cinema in Islington, North London. The pub below, will serve as the networking and meeting place for filmmakers and fans alike. Films will be screened there all day and each evening for the duration of the festival, alongside workshops and other events held through the event each day.

In addition, and for the first time, the festival is expanding beyond The Hen and Chickens to fully establish itself as a notable cultural event across Islington. The opening night film for UVFF 2018 will be show at The Screen on the Green and equally excitingly The Vintage Mobile Cinema has also been secured and will screen films in the outside grounds of The Alwyne Castle pubic house from the 26th - 29th April.

Tickets for all shows are available from www.unrestrictedview.co.uk or on the door. Details of category finalists and full details of the programme for the festival will be announced on 18th March – the day after the nominees are notified. Full information about the launch event and details of the judging panels which will be made up of leading industry professionals, passionate about independent film will be announced on the same day.

Awards & Prizes

Best Feature
Best Foreign Feature
Best Short
Best Foreign Short
Best Web Series
Best Documentary
Best Documentary (Short)
Best Director
Best Actor (Feature)

Best Actress (Feature)
Best Actress (Short)
Best Actor (Short)
Best Score
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Screenplay
Best Art Direction
Best Make Up/Costume

Unrestricted View in collaboration with FMW Films is a collective of award winning theatre and filmmakers, established in 1997 to write and produce innovative and exciting new work. Combined, the companies have produced over 20 plays, five new writing festivals, seven feature films and hundreds of comedy shows, including the feature film, The Man You’re Not which recently won Best British Feature at the London Independent Film Awards.

Main Site: www.uvff.co.uk
Tickets: www.unrestrictedview.co.uk
Twitter: @UViewFF

Unrestricted View Film Festival 2018

Deadline: 10th February, 2018

FINAL submission deadline: 14th March 2018

Notification date: 18th March 2016

Event dates: 23rd April - 29th April 2018

Categories and Narrative Feature – Over 60 minutes

Narrative Short – 20-59 minutes

Web Series – 3-10 minutes

Documentary – Any length

Films can be of any genre and must be completed after Jan 2016. Web series must have been completed after Jan 2015.

Keeping submissions fees to a minimal cost £20-30 the organiser’s goal is for the festival to offer an affordable platform for new work, whilst aiming to grow the festival next year and beyond to include an ever wider selection of venues and films.

Being passionate about supporting new film-makers, Unrestricted View has chosen to offer Islington based film makers a change to submit their work with no submission fee. Local film makers should contact james@fmwfilms.co.uk for a waiver code.

Submissions: https://filmfreeway.com/UnrestrictedViewFilmFestival