Los Angeles Film Festival
Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Los Angeles, California
Start Month: June
The LA Film Festival is a premiere platform for the exhibition of select new works from emerging and established independent storytellers with unique voices and innovative visions. Taking place June 1-9, 2016, the LA Film Festival showcases compelling new independent films, TV, emerging online content and filmmaker driven studio titles.
The Festival fosters valuable alliances and working relationships between independent artists and the film industry. Signature programs include the Filmmaker Retreat, Coffee Talks, Master Classes, the Spirit of Independence Award, Fast Track (a film financing market) and Diversity Speaks (a day-long forum for content creators of color).
35mm, 16mm, DigiBeta (NTSC), or HDCam. Films must have been completed after January 1 of the prior year. Films cannot have previously screened in the greater Los Angeles area.
Submission Deadline: February
USD$10-70, depending on the time of submission and which category
Awards / Prizes:
Jury awards for short films in narrative, documentary, and animated categories; Audience Awards for narrative, documentary, international, short film, music video