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Head to the link above to submit your shorts for the 2020 edition of CUFF.

All specifications can be found on the FAQ page.

Submissions close at 11:59pm on January 31st!


-The CUFF 2020 Team


Screenshot 2019-06-15 at 07.49.30Plans have begun to make CUFF 2020 the best edition yet!

From short film screenings to workshops, from director Q&As to filmmaking challenges, Canterbury University Film Festival is your first and only stop in celebrating student film.

Keep you eye on this website, and on our Facebook page for more information to come shortly;

If you are keen to get involved, please email us at and one of our team will quickly respond.

Here’s to CUFF 2020! 

23rd – 24TH MARCH 2019.

We’ve chosen our submissions.
We have our speakers.
We just need you!


On Sunday, from 10am we’ll be screening our finalist films. Check out the order below:


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Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, to see updates on the festival!



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Congratulations to Lorenzo for his winning 48hr film! 

We loved The Last Take, a short film about the apocalypse. It was brimming with beautiful cinematography and humour. See some pictures below – or better yet come along on March 23rd and see the film screened at Curzon Canterbury!


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