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Unrestricted View Film Festival 2019

The Unrestricted View Film Festival is back for it’s fourth year commencing in April 2019….


The London based film festival is set to start 23rd April – 28thApril 2019 screening Indie films from all over the world and submissions are still being accepted up to the deadline of 15th March. The event focuses on Independent Cinema and filmmakers and will be held at The Hen & Chickens Theatre. The pub below will be used as a meeting point with a networking area. There will be industry workshops and networking events. The opening night film for UVFF 2019 will be shown at The Screen on the Green as well as the new addition of screenings held in Islington’s Vue Cinema, further helping the festival itself as a notable cultural event across Islington.


Categories included at the festival are:

Narrative Feature – Over 60 minutes

Narrative Short – 20-59 minutes

Web Series – 3-10 minutes

Documentary – Any length



Awards & Prizes


Best Feature

Best Foreign Feature

Best Short

Best Foreign Short

Best Web Series

Best Documentary

Best Documentary (Short)

Best Director (Feature)

Best Director (Short)

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

Best Animation

Festival Director’s Choice

Best Make Up/Costume


The Unrestricted View Film Festival encourages up and coming filmmakers to promote their work of any genre. Tickets for all shows will be available from or on the door. Details of category finalists and full details of the programme for the festival will be announced on 26th March. Full information about the launch event and details of the judging panels which will include leading industry professionals, passionate about independent film will be announced on the same day. The festival keeps submissions fees to a low cost to provide an affordable platform for the film producers.


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