CLOSED UNTIL JAN 2 
We will begin accepting film submissions January 2nd, for the 2022 festival 

2022 REQUIREMENTS

  • We prefer films NOT screen in Los Angeles prior to our festival.

  • We prefer films NOT be available online prior to the festival.

  • Films must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2020.

  • Non-English films must have English subtitles.

  • Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the festival.

  • You may submit more than one film, but you must complete a separate entry form and pay entry fee for each film. 

 

DEADLINES

  • Early Deadline: March 4, 2022

  • Regular Deadline: April 15, 2022

  • Extended Deadline: May 13, 2022

  • Late Deadline: June 3, 2022

FEES

Shorts UNDER 41 minutes, for each entry:

  • Early Deadline: $49

  • Regular Deadline: $55

  • Extended Deadline: $65 

  • Late Deadline: $75

Shorts OVER 41 minutes to 50 mins, for each entry:

  • Early Deadline: $53

  • Regular Deadline: $59

  • Extended Deadline: $69

  • Late Deadline: $79

  • Entry fees are non-refundable.

  • Films are NOT viewed without completed entry form and payment.

SELECTION

  • Film selection for the festival will be made by the screening committee.

  • Filmmakers will be notified via email of acceptance.

  • We factor in previous screenings in the Los Angeles area when determining a film selection.

AWARDS

Qualifying Film Festival for OSCARS ~ BAFTA ~ CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS ~ GOYA AWARDS

  •  Best of Fest*

  •  Best Foreign Film*

  •  Best Drama

  •  Best Comedy

  •  Best Animation*

  •  Best Experimental

  •  Best Documentary*

  •  Best Sci-Fi

  •  Best Horror

  •  Best Music Video 

  •  Best Web Series

  •  Best High School Film

  •  Best Actor

  •  Best Actress 

  •  Best Movie Trailer

  •  Best CGI 

Submit your film using FilmFreeway. You do NOT need to mail us any physical materials.