Suggest a new festival

Please complete these fields carefully using the notes provided as a guide. When you have finished, click the 'Submit festival suggestion' button at the bottom of this page.

Please make sure you complete all necessary fields before you press the 'Submit festival suggestion' button. Afterwards, you will need to wait to see if/when the details are published and then suggest changes to the site editor by mailing Films@britishcouncil.org

Fields marked * are required for all submissions.

Please note: The British Council Festivals Directory offers an overview of festivals which have a UK element to their programme. All festivals listed in the Festivals Directory MUST accept submissions of UK produced or co-produced films and/or showcase UK films.

Please complete these fields carefully using the notes provided as a guide. When you have finished, click the 'Submit festival suggestion' button at the bottom of this page.

Please make sure you complete all necessary fields before you press the 'Submit festival suggestion' button. Afterwards, you will need to wait to see if/when the details are published and then suggest changes to the site editor using the links shown on the page for the festival. Fields marked * are required for all submissions.
Please only submit festivals that have had at least one successful edition already.

Please do not enter any personal details on this form unless you want them to be visible on the website - except for your contact information as detailed in Box 6 below which we will simply use to contact you in the event of a query.

01 About the festival

  • This information will be used to place your festival on the festival map. Please be specific and only use one city / town name.

    • Festivals listed in the British Council Festivals Directory MUST accept submissions of UK films and/or showcase UK films

02 Festival Details

  • Please enter a full website address starting with http://...

  • Please supply an additional web page address if you have pages detailing your specific submission details/ requirements. Please enter a full website address starting with http://...

03 Your Address

  • This information will only be used to confirm any details you have supplied and will not be visible to external users.