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The Satisfied Eye International Film Festival seeks to discover, promote, and exhibit exceptional work by global film-makers in a convivial environment which is more than just a film festival, but is an unforgettable experience for all involved, making SEIFF a renowned and essential industry event. - Chris Hastings, Artistic Director
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After Midnight in the Asphalt Jungle


The Legend of Bob Leonard


Behind the Blue Door


See below for details of the festival programme and how to buy tickets online.


  • 26 Oct 6.45 pm Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Six short films selected by the People’s Choice judges as the crème de la crème of this year’s submissions: iRony [...]


  • 27 Oct 11.15 am Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Octav (Fiction Feature) When an elderly man returns to his family home after decades of absence, the apparition of his childhood [...]


  • 27 Oct 5.15 pm Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse What is it to be human? So little is known about the functioning of the brain, but these four short films each cast a light into [...]


  • 28 Oct 10.00 am Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Fiction Feature: Behind The Blue Door For 11-year-old Lukas, an incredible adventure begins the moment he and his mom set off on [...]


  • 26 Oct 8.45 pm Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Feature Film: Original Sin An absurdist rom com about a sexually frustrated woman, her uptight husband, and a freewheeling artist [...]


  • 27 Oct 1.30 pm Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Spectacular shorts showcasing fabulous female directors: Liz Drives For estranged sisters Liz and Ellie being a family has never [...]


  • 27 Oct 6.30 pm Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Fiction Feature: Polterheist Guns.  Gangsters.  Ghosts.  Two hapless small-time criminals kidnap a psychic medium, forcing [...]


  • 28 Oct 12.00 pm Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Documentary Feature: The Road to Sparta Four runners, four stories, one Greek drama. The Road to Sparta is a documentary [...]


  • 27 Oct 10.00 am Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse A selection of shorts showcasing the diversity of animation around the world. (Some of these animations are not suitable for [...]


  • 27 Oct 3.30 pm Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Feature Film: Waiting for You Grieving young Englishman Paul (Colin Morgan), escapes to France looking for something he thinks is [...]


  • 27 Oct 9.15 pm Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Action, Comedy, Thriller – what more could you want from an evening of the Best of British short film?!  Five films [...]


  • 28 Oct 1.45 pm Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse Fiction Feature: The Sleeper By The River A dark comedy based on the award-winning book Les Bottes Rouges (The Red Boots) by [...]


  • 28 Oct 5.30 pm Queen’s Stand, Epsom Racecourse Be a part of Epsom’s very own Oscars! Tickets for the Awards Ceremony include a glass of wine on arrival, courtesy of ASK, a tastebud-tingling meal provided by the cool and creative Curry On Naanstop, tasty treats from The Naughty Cook, and an evening of joyful, celebratory entertainment! Come and delight all your senses!  This is [...]
  • 26 Oct 3.15 pm Epsom Square Film Distribution for Indies: The Great British Revolution Journalist, photographer, writer and director Howard Webster, whose British musical comedy film GREAT IN BRITAIN: THE MOVIE is currently finishing post-production to prepare it for its UK premiere tour introduces a revolutionary new distribution model which is great news for all independent filmmakers, wherever [...]
  • 28 Oct 10.00 am Epsom Square Q&A with the director of PERCHED SEIFF is delighted to invite you to a screening and discussion with Surrey’s very own Liam Harris, director of the short film Perched. This animated film forms part of the SEIFF People’s Choice screening on 26 October. Nominated for Best Animated Film, Best Student Film, and Best Surrey Film, Perched is a [...]
  • 28 Oct 11.00 am Epsom Square FILM DESTIVALS: What’s the Deal? Katie McCullough founded Festival Formula after realising that there was a large gap in filmmakers’ knowledge of the festival circuit.  With 14+ years (and counting) experience, she’ll run down why festivals are more relevant than they have ever been today, and how best to prepare for them. Katie’s background is [...]
  • 28 Oct 12.30 pm Epsom Square Don’t Waste My Time Pitch your script, film or TV idea to an experienced industry panel including multi-award-winning directors, producers and writers.  All entries get instant feedback.  Prize for the best pitch of the day.  Open to [...]
  • 28 Oct 1.15 pm Epsom Square WORKSHOP: Casting Essentials Casting workshop with an experienced industry casting director going through the pitfalls, dos, don’ts and essentials of navigating the acting waters. Having worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, this is a chance to learn from someone with their finger on the pulse of the [...]


  • With the full programme of events now published, the judges have released the nominations in all categories.  Winners will be announced and trophies presented at our awards ceremony on Sunday 28th October at the Queen’s Stand of the historic [...]
  • SEIFF box office opens Monday

    14th September 2018 | 0 Comments

    Epsom’s first international film festival honours women heroes The red carpet will be rolled out in Epsom next month when the town’s first ever SATISFIED EYE International Film Festival (SEIFF) holds its inaugural event with a theme of Women [...]
  • SEIFF Promotional Video

    29th May 2018 | 0 Comments

    Jaws drop as famous film characters invade Epsom The people of Epsom couldn’t believe their eyes on Bank Holiday Monday when they spotted Darth Vader in Leightons Opticians. And customers in The Absolute Barber Shop felt their hair stand on end [...]
  • People’s Choice Award

    24th March 2018 | 0 Comments

    Festival seeks judges for People’s Choice Award Organisers of the new international film festival being launched in Surrey this year are looking for ten local film buffs to join the judging panel of award-winning industry professionals. [...]
  • Priority list for tickets

    3rd March 2018 | 2 Comments

    Pre-register your interest now SATISFIED EYE International Film Festival has today launched a priority list for booking tickets. The box office for the inaugural festival in October will open 1st September. But those who pre-register an interest now [...]