The latest edition of the Sundance Film Festival, North America’s most iconic gathering of independent movies from around the globe, launches online from 20-30 January 2022.
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
The 12th edition of the Aesthetica Film Festival will run from 1-30 November 2022 in York, UK and online. The Hybrid event will include screenings, masterclasses, networking, pitching and more.
Submit Your Film
Film has the power to change the world. Be part of the 2022 edition of Aesthetica Film Festival. We are looking for bold stories that are told differently across shorts, features, VR & 360.
Discover New Cinema
Aesthetica is a hotbed for fresh ideas and talent discovery. It’s a destination to experience the power of and craft of cinema. ASFF is a key event to explore new cinema and original filmmaking.
Aesthetica 2021 welcomed a diverse range of renowned industry practitioners for its 11th edition, including BBC Films, Film4, BFI, Guardian Documentaries, Sally Potter and Asif Kapadia.
Our awards recognise outstanding talent in filmmaking and are a prestigious accolade. ASFF is BAFTA-Qualifying, and our awards include Best in Category, Best of Festival and People’s Choice.
Discover the best in independent cinema from our Official Selection alumni. Our online film library showcases a diverse selection of shorts from 10 years of Aesthetica Film Festival.
Everyone loves Vimeo, the platform that is tailor-made for uploading short films for the world to see. ASFF picks five wonderful shorts that have been added in the past month.
Joel Coen – this time without brother Ethan behind the camera – returns with ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’, an adaptation of Shakespeare. Denzel Washington & Frances McDormand star.
What’s new to streaming? ASFF selects five new TV series that are available stream on some of the world’s best platforms across January, including BBC’s ‘The Tourist’ and ITV’s ‘Anne’.
Asghar Farhadi, the director of ‘A Separation’ and ‘The Salesman’, returns with his latest film ‘A Hero’, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival last year.