• April 14, 2022

    Words cannot do justice to how thrilled we are to be included in this prestigious list What does this mean to you, the filmmaker who submits to the 2022 NEIFF? Any eligible British [...]

  • February 14, 2022

    This year sees Lisa-Marie Tonelli, Founder, Festival Director, Film & TV Producer, Diversity & Inclusion Champion and Active Volunteer of the North East International Film Festival and Keepin’ It Reel Productions Ltd, added to [...]

  • February 14, 2022

    High Life North caught up with the Director of the North East’s first ever International Film Festival to find out why the region is now attracting filmmakers from all around the world – [...]

  • North East Internatinal Film Festival Winners

    November 22, 2021

    It was a great night at the 2021 North East International Film Festival Awards Gala. Congratulations to our winners, and a massive thanks to all who submitted films, volunteered, attended and joined in. We couldn't have done it without you and we look forward to seeing you at NEIFF 2022.

  • October 21, 2021

    We'd like to thank all of the filmmakers that have submitted films to us for the 2021 North East International Film Festival. Sadly, we can't pick every film, but here's the cream of this [...]

  • September 14, 2021

    We are proud to announce our partnership with Maldron Hotel, Newcastle to deliver an exclusive offer for guests of the North East International Film Festival 2021.

  • May 29, 2021

    Massive congratulations to our Festival Director Lisa-Marie Tonelli  @NEIFF_Official who has been nominated for the Positive Role Model (Disability) Award at The National Diversity Awards 2021. In association with @itvnews To vote please visit http://nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/nominate [...]

  • April 10, 2021

    The North East International Film Festival is a new festival taking place 19-21 November 2021 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne's Ouseburn district. As the NEIFF Team are huge fans of the quote "Give people what they want" [...]

  • April 10, 2021

    The North East International Film Festival (NEIFF) is the first festival to be awarded the Raising Films Ribbon. Lisa-Marie Tonelli founded the festival during the pandemic and NEIFF went online in 2020, with the [...]

  • March 26, 2021

    Founder and Festival Director Lisa-Marie Tonelli was chatting with Rebecca O'Neill on Afternoons on BBC Radio Newcastle about November's upcoming North East International Film Festival. You can hear their chat between 45:00 and 50:20. [...]