Short Film Reviews Festival

Best of Short Film Reviews

SFR Short Film Festival celebrates the best of international short films.

It will be in London in June 2019, with live screenings and Awards Gala.

Every single festival submission gets a review on the Short Film Reviews website, and a link to your screener (activated when you want). This unique “buy one get one free” makes SFR a must for your short films. Everyone’s a winner!

Awards will be given in the following categories:

Films: Best in each genre: Drama, Horror, SF, Crime/Thriller, Comedy, Children’s, Documentary, Animation, Other.

Best Student/First film, Best Short Narrative (under 5 minutes), Best overall Narrative Film.

Acting: Female role, Male role, Female under 20, Male under 20.

Crafts: Director, Cinematography, Make-up & Costume, Design, Screenplay

Post-production: Editing, Effects, Sound Design, Music

You can submit your film for Festival entry plus review, via FilmFreeway, the world’s best online submission platform:

View details on Film Freeway

Alternatively, you can submit your film for Festival plus review, or for review-only, directly to SFR

The magnificent Courthouse Hotel, Shoreditch, London


The Courthouse’s state of the art 198-seat cinema


The Festival will be held at the Courthouse Hotel, converted from former courtrooms, with its own 200-seat cinema. It is close to central London, in the heart of Shoreditch, London’s most vibrant, diverse, and creative quarter.

Courthouse Hotel, 335 Old Street, London EC1V 9LL

Courthouse Hotel, 335 Old Street, London EC1V 9LL

Courthouse Hotel

Local attractions

The Courthouse is within a mile of such landmarks as St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower and Tower Bridge. Check the nearby Museum of London, The Geffrye Museum of Interiors, The Museum of Childhood, Viktor Wynd’s Museum of Curiosities, and the infamous Jack The Ripper Museum. London’s West End shops, galleries and theatres are close too, and of course the whole magnificent city is easily accessible by bus or train.

Accommodation & Food

The Courthouse itself is a 5-star hotel. There are hostels and budget hotels nearby. And a global array of restaurants and cafes to suit every taste, diet and pocket.