London

London, UK

September 2018

Wayward promised you country-hopping. Join us in London for more films outside the box in 2018. Expect cross-genre film screenings, competition screenings, live music and performance, roundtables, education sessions, and plenty of networking sessions so fun they feel more like a party. Step into the future of film. Step outside the box.

Submit your film now for a chance to win.

Focus

We focus on narratives highlighting:

  • Disability
  • Mental health
  • LGBTQ
  • Trans
  • Race
  • Class
  • Religion
  • and more

All filmmakers are welcome, whether black, white, brown, pink, gay, straight, non-binary, abled, differently abled, female, identifying as female, male, extraterrestrial or anything else.

Prizes

Wayward Feature Film Award
$1500

Wayward Short Film Award
$700

Wayward Innovator Prize
$700

Wayward Foreign Language Film Award
$700

Wayward Foreign Language Short Film Award
$700

Wayward Best TV Pilot
$500

Wayward Best Music Video
$500

Wayward Best Script Award
$500

Event

  • Seven days of festival programming at prestigious London venues
  • Screenings of the best “out of the box” cinema & shorts
  • A varied film program expressing non-traditional stories, voices, and viewpoints
  • Genre-based curation
  • Opening & closing parties
  • Prizes & award ceremonies
  • Afterparties
  • Networking sessions
  • Workshops
  • Panel discussions
  • Photo booth / Pop-ups / Food trucks & much, much more

The 2018 London Festival Screenings

11 September 2018
8 - 11 pm
Screenings
Ritzy Cinema, Brixton

12 September 2018
8 - 11 pm
Screenings
Ritzy Cinema, Brixton

13 September 2018
8 - 11 pm
Screenings
Electric Cinema, Shoreditch

14 September 2018
3 - 6 pm
Screenings
Genesis Cinema, London

15 September 2018
3 - 5 pm
Screenings
Electric Cinema, Shoreditch

16 September 2018
5 - 9 pm
Screenings
Electric Cinema, Shoreditch