Deaffest, the UK's leading Deaf-led Film & Arts Festival, supports and develops the talents of emerging and established deaf filmmakers and artists from the UK and around the world. The biennial festival showcases films and documentaries by international filmmakers. Exhibitions, seminars, workshops, parties and networking take place at the festival and everyone is welcome to take part, sharing their interest in films and the arts.

Meet the Deaffest team

Deaffest 2019 will be returning to Wolverhampton, UK from the Friday 17th May to Sunday 19th May 2019, with the theme: Share Your Story’.

Deaffest offers a variety of sponsorship packages, some of which include hosting a stall at our Stalls Fair. All requests for sponsorship packages will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis, so get in touch at sooner rather than later.

Deaffest welcomes film submissions from UK and international filmmakers for the Film & TV Awards and the Young Deaffest Award. Stallholders are welcome to promote their charity/business or to sell products/creative work at Deaffest 2019. Click here for more information.

Deaf Artists & Photographers are welcome to exhibit their work at Deaffest 2019. Spaces are limited so get in touch soon!

Information about daytime and evening entry fees to the festival will be on the Deaffest website in early 2019.

Keep up to date with Deaffest's latest news on their website and app and by following Deaffest on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

For more details please contact Deaffest at


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