South West London

International Film Festival


About the festival



SWIFF aims to provide a friendly and welcoming event for film makers to have their films screened and for a wide audience to come and watch films from all over the world. The festival began in 2012 and has steadily grown in popularity.

This year the festival will take place on:

Saturday 26th November from 11.30 am -11.00 pm at The Sultan, 78 Norman Road , Colliers Wood London SW19 1BT .



Here are some quotes from attendees at previous SWIFF festivals:


"Congratulations to all the participants for the hard work poured into bringing their projects to life and many thanks to Penny Allsop and Laurentiu Huianu for making such a wonderful event! It was trully a honor to be there with so many wonderful people. " (Alexandru Paun, film director)


"It was really nice to be there. Thank you again for this great festival!" (Guy Bordin, film director)


"Thank you very much for holding yet another excellent SWIFF in Colliers Wood. I spent 7 hours viewing entries into this years event and enjoyed each one. It is wonderful to have free access to events such as this. Well Done and keep on doing it." (an audience member)


"I just wanted to say what a wonderful festival you put on on Saturday - we, and everyone who came to support us, had such a great time!" (Elena Andreicheva, film director)


"Just thanking you for your warm welcome at the festival on Saturday and of course the award!

The festival had a great atmosphere, very different to others I had been to." (Matt Worthington, film director)















Under 18s - the cinema of the future



In the words of the late Whitney Houston "Children are our future".


SWIFF aims to encourage the creativity of young people and therefore there is no fee for submissions by

Under 18s.


We welcome their input and hope to receive many submissions this year from this category.