Founded in 2000, the East End Film Festival is one of the UK’s largest film festivals and the 2016 Festival starts on Thursday June 23rd. The Festival is an annual multi-platform extravaganza with a diverse programme of international premieres, industry masterclasses, free pop-up screenings and immersive live events.
The EEFF’s mission is to discover, support, and exhibit pioneering work by global and local independent filmmakers, and to introduce viewers to innovative and challenging cinematic experiences.
Committed to the work of first and second time directors, the annual EEFF showcases more than fifty feature film screenings, several short film programmes, and a variety of cross-arts events and industry activities across the festival.
The EEFF’s established awards system includes: Best Feature (reserved for first and second time directors); Best Documentary; Best UK Short Film; and the EEFF Short Film Audience Award.