Welcome to East Coast Film Festival


The East Coast Film Festival is an independent film festival for lovers of independent film. The festival is based at the Neverland Theatre in Skegness on the Lincolnshire coast. Entry for students and Linconshire based films & filmakers is free!

All film genres are accepted at the East Coast Festival with a focus on low budget independent films. Selected Film makers are invited to attend the screenings and awards ceremony on 3rd September. The selected films will also have the opportunity to be included in The East Coast Anthology DVD compilation which will be available exclusively through the East Coast Film Festival website with all proceeds donated to Starlight Children's charity.



Submissions are now accepted exclusively through FilmFreeway ( use button on left. )

Winning films will be required to send a physical format copy of the film on DVD, Blu-Ray or USB Flash Drive. HD format is preferred. For the full submission details please click here.



Winning film makers will receive 4 tickets per film for free.

Public tickets will be available on a first come first served basis. Tickets will be available online from July from the link below.


Transmission - Best Short
Candy - Best Documentary
Best Animation - Not The End Of The World
The Man Who Stopped - Best Short Short
Dead Town Ep 1 - Best Trailer
Wires (A Cyber Fairy Tale) - Best Music Video