One of the Largest Student Run Film Festivals in Pakistan

A venture of the LUMS Media Arts society, the LUMS International Film Festival has grown over the 12 years that it has been in existence. What started off as a small local film festival now receives hundreds of entries from local filmmakers as well as participants from countries all across the globe; England, Australia, United States, Latvia, UAE, Spain, Mexico and India, to name a few.

What’s new this year at FiLUMS?

Introduction of the 'Youth Category'

For budding Pakistani filmmakers of age 18 and under. These entries will be judged separately from all other categories.

Introduction of the General Ticket

Which will allow film enthusiasts from all over the country to attend the workshops and screenings at the Festival.

Latest releases

We bring to you a Screening of the best film entries, as our premiere social event of the festival. It's a chance for participants to appreciate new techniques and ideas, whilst networking with fellow filmmakers.

Introduction of the Exclusive Ticket

Which will allow additional members of the cast and crew of submitted films to attend the Festival in its entirety, Including, but not limited to, premieres, screenings, workshops and the award ceremony.

The road so far..

Celebrity Meet and Greets in Previous Years

FiLUMS always brings an exciting range of experience to the stage. Here are a few of the important figures that our participants got the opportunity to meet and network with in the past years.

Mohib Mirza
Actor

Mohib Mirza is a Pakistani actor and television host. He is known for his work in film and television industry of Pakistan for which he has been nominated for various awards. Mirza made his debut on television in Sahira Kazmi's popular PTV drama serial Zebunnisa and is known for his notable roles in Bachaana, Dil-e-Nadan, Shehr-e-Zaat and more.

Mohib Mirza
Actor
Sanam Saeed
Actress

Sanam Saeed is a British-born Pakistani actress, singer and former model. Saeed started her acting career with a supporting role in the 2010 ARY Digital serial, Daam, opposite Aamina Sheikh and Sanam Baloch. Her notable roles include acting in Zindagi Gulzar Hai, Talkhiyan, Diyar-e-Dil and many more.

Sanam Saeed
Actress
Yasir Hussain
Actor/Writer

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Yasir Hussain
Actor/Writer
Ahsan Khan
Actor

Ahsan Khan
Actor

Package Pricing Plans

Check out our event pricing below to find the right package for you. Scroll down for more detailed information for National Participants. For International Participants, follow the link below.

Individual
for teams
Rs. 2500
Individual pack
5 or less persons per team
In any 1 out of the 6 filming categories
Registration & Submission
No Social events’ ticket
Delegate lounge for up to 5 members
Ad Making
for teams
Rs. 2500
Ad Making pack
4 or less persons per team
Category ‘Ad Making’
Registration & Submission
No Social events’ tickets
Delegate lounge for all members
Media Competition
for teams
Rs. 3500
Media Competition pack
4 or less persons per team
Category ‘Ad Making’
Registration & Submission
4 Social events’ tickets
Delegate lounge for 4 members
Submissions
for teams
Rs. 5000
Submissions pack
5 or less persons per team
3 out of 6 filming categories
Registration and Submission
5 Social events’ tickets
Delegate lounge for up to 5 members
Complete
for teams
Rs. 6000
Complete pack
5 or less persons per team
3 out of 6 filming categories
4 or less persons to participate in 'Ad Making'
5 Social events’ tickets
Delegate lounge for 5 members

NOTE: Accommodation Charges are not included in these Payment Packages. They cost Rs. 3000/- per person for 3 nights ( 17th, 18th, 19th November)

If you are an International Participant, click on the link below for registrations and information on important dates, deadlines and the fee structure.

International Packages

If you want to join us for social events, please purchase the tickets by following the link below.

Tickets

Registration Phases & Deadlines

for National Participants

Until 10th October

Phase 1 - Registration

Online registrations of teams and individuals who wish to participate or attend the event in any capacity. Teams and individuals can register online at https://filums.lums.edu.pk/register

Teams will pay according to their package and additional fees as well as submit their films (if applicable). After payment confirmation, registrations and submissions will be confirmed.

Beyond 20th Oct

Late Charges

Charges of Rs. 800/- will apply to all the teams making payments after the payment deadline regardless of the package they have chosen. International fee will be $50 for late payment.