Calling all Cinema Buffs! The London Short Film Festival is for You


One of the finest short film festivals, the London Short Film Festival (LSFF) is a globally regarded independent short film festival. If you are a cinema buff and looking for a unique experience to explore and fathom the depths of art and creativity in cinema, this festival is for you! Read on to know more.

About London Short Film Festival

LSFF is a BIFA and BAFTA qualifying short film festival founded in the year 2003. Hosting 10 spectacular days of live events, Q&As, multidisciplinary curation and of course, short films, it is one of the most-awaited film festivals in the city. If you’re looking for an impeccable stay experience this season, look no further than the enviably located The Montcalm London City at The Brewery Hotel. A luxurious abode nestled in the heart of the city; it is the perfect choice if you’re looking to explore London with utmost ease!

The Goal 

Running from 19th to 28th January’24, the goal of the London Short Film Festival is to bring a multiplicity of filmmakers, creatives, and visual artists under the spotlight for their commitment to cinema and incredible work. For 20 years now, the festival has been giving visibility to thoroughly independent and unconventional filmmaking.

As you reserve your stay at one of the best family hotels in London, head in for a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you attend LSFF which is also a platform where you’ll witness archival talent and treasures for a memorable experience.

British Short Films

26 January 2024

Watch a selection of classic British short films by some of the best luminaries in the movie world. From essential to experimental cinema, experience the feel of watching a film on original 16mm and 35mm prints. Inspired by the BFI film festival, this event features iconic British cinema from the 1950s to the new millennium.

My Eye Is My Ear

20 January 2024

‘My Eye is My Ear’ is a cinematic programme exploring hearing disability culture and lives. It is an annual LSFF staple and presents new-age short films exploring their language and its uniqueness. Satiate your cravings with a delectable meal at the Montcalm restaurant and experience watching a well-curated selection of experimental short films.

LSFF Competition: This Must Be the Place

20 January 2024

A special programme at the London Short Film Festival, ‘This Must Be the Place’ celebrates the latest, up-and-coming talent in short filmmaking. Enjoy watching a mind-blowing collection of competition films that traverse the spectrum of human emotion. Peek into communal and personal histories and spaces through well-made short films at this event!

LSFF Competition: A Trick of The Light

27 January 2024

A beautiful representation of cinema, you’re sure to have never seen anything like this before! Imagine decades-old films coming back to the surface as this LSFF program subverts the visual medium and manipulates cinematic images from years ago using Artificial Intelligence. A perfect experience for all the cinephiles to celebrate the latest innovation in short filmmaking at this festival!

It is important to note that tickets for the London Film Festival 2024 must be bought at individual venues before the start of a programme. So, plan your day well and make the most of your time before you head back to your supremely comfortable and chic Montcalm Club double room