Raising hell & having some fun

The premier film events in south east UK.

The Hellfire Film Festival is a Folkestone-based multi-event organisation that hosts several film-related events in the south east of the UK including the acclaimed Hellfire Short Film Festival that has attracted in excess of 3,300 submissions from all over the world

We also host the Hellfire Specials and Hellfire Classics events that showcases feature films, short films, documentaries and music videos old and new by filmmakers around the world.

And brand new for 2018, the Hellfire Children’s Film FestivalHellfire World War Two Film Festival and the Hellfire Horror Film Festival.

The organisers all have vast experience in filmmaking and are using this experience to promote and showcase the very best of independent cinema around the world.

NEWS & STORIES

Making Short Work of the Final

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Twenty-two months, 3,300 submissions, 143 countries represented, 163 films screened and it all came down to one night. Welcome to the Hellfire Short Film Festival Grand Final.

A laboured route to the Grand Final

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In July 2016 the Hellfire Short Film Festival's competition format began in earnest. However, the intention of hosting twelve qualifying rounds over the following twelve months didn't quite go to plan. A series of unfortunate events including…

And Cut! The Hellfire 3rd Semi Final Results

The audience laughed their heads off and the cast of the winning film were literally off their heads. This is the roundup of the Hellfire Short Film Festival 3rd Semi Final.

Hellfire's A Hit, Man!

Shooting it’s way to Lime Bar Cafe in Folkestone again on Wednesday evening was the Second Semi Final of the Hellfire Short Film Festival sponsored by Punky! Radio.




UPCOMING EVENTS

HELLFIRE SHORTS
SEASON TWO – ROUND ONE

Wednesday 25th July 2018
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SUBMISSION DEADLINES

HELLFIRE SHORTS
SEASON TWO – ROUND ONE

Deadline: May 31, 2018
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Hellfire Shorts

Monthly festival of short films submitted by independent filmmakers around the world.

Hellfire Classics

Let’s go back to the golden era of cinema and watch your favourite classic movies on the big screen.

Hellfire Specials

Special screenings of feature films including premieres and Q&As with film industry professionals.




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