Doors: various

@ BFI Southbank, Chelsea Cinema, Picturehouse Central, ICA and IMAX

Tickets: book online


These ground-breaking, thought-provoking and spectacular talks and events will showcase talent and stimulate new collaborations and ideas between filmmakers and creative leaders.

LFF Connects: Creative Technologies Friday 7th October
Featuring Dennis Muren (special effects including Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope), David Vickery and Kevin Jenkins from Industrial Light & Magic. Book tickets.

LFF Connects: TV Thursday 6th October
Featuring Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones (creators of Black Mirror) and Joe Wright (director of the new Nosedive episode). The night also includes a special screening of new episodes! Book tickets.

LFF Connects: Games Tuesday 11th October
Featuring David Cage (games writer and director including Nomad Soul) alongside Jonathan Ross talking about the artistry of games and collaborating with musicians such as David Bowie and Hans Zimmer. Book tickets.

LFF Connects: Art/Immersive Film Thursday 13th October
Featuring Lynette Wallworth (filmmaker including Collisions). Book tickets.

LFF Connects: Music/Performance Saturday 8th October
Featuring Liam Young electronic producer and Forest Swords (audio-visual In the Robot Skies premier, the first sci-fi film shot through autonomous drones). Takashi Maximo and Simon Fisher Turner (present The Picture From Darkness ‘musicfilmdream’). Book tickets.

DJ Yoda premier of DJ Yoda Goes To The Arcades: A History of Gaming, expect a mashup of your favourite retro games and beats! Book tickets.