• About LNFF

    First festival was hosted in 2010, independent and grassroots run festival Loch Ness Film Festival (SCIO) SC042926 is an independent showcase for filmmakers set in venues around Loch Ness. The 2013 edition is from July 26 to 28th

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    A young Water Haggis, meets a cool frog & unlikely new friend. He then turns the whole Water Haggis world upside down & shows that sometimes you to have to think differently to solve a problem & to beat the bullies … smarts are always gonna be better than brawn.

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The 2020 and 2021 event has been postponed due to the COVID 19 Pandemic

We hope to be back in 2022

Announcement to be made January 2022

Take care folks and keep safe

If you wish to submit your film online you can if you are registered with our online submission partners Film Freeway and you can also pay the submission fee to us via their website.All relevant information about submitting your film to the festival can be found at Filmfreeway

10% Discount applies to Gold Members on FilmFreeway
For any enquiries about your film and the festival you can get in touch with us at lochnessfilmfestival@hotmail.com

Submission Guidelines

When is the deadline for submissions?

The deadline for submitting short films to the festival is May 29th Friday. We will then be emailing selected filmmakers via filmfreeway to send us their shorts in digital format i.e mp4,h.26 or mov format via wetransfer, dropbox or a suitable transfer site

How long does the film have to be?

Your film can be as short as 1 minute but no longer than 15 minutes, this is for our short film blocks to be screened on the Friday at the backpackers from 8-10pm and the Saturday 7-9pm at the Craigmonie Theatre in Drumnadrochit.