In 2008, Filming East Festival relocated to London. In addition to a series of special events throughout the year, the film showcase was held from November 21st to the 26th at the Odeon Cinema in Covent Garden. During the five days, more than 15 films were screened, including “The Banquet” and “Assembly” by Feng Xiaogang, “PK.COM.CN” by Xiao Jiang, “Little Red Flowers” by Zhang Yuan, and “The Warlords” by Peter Chan.

In July, the winning entries of One Minute Award were also selected for screening at BBC Big Screen in 9 UK cities, including Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Rotherham, Bradford, Derby, Swindon and Hull.