The Los Angeles Film Festival is looking for bold storytellers working from different perspectives across film, TV and the web.
From comedy to horror, popcorn escapism to hard-hitting documentaries, if audience's crave it, there's a place for it at the LA Film Fest.
LA Film Fest is now accepting submissions for:
® Fiction and Documentary Films ® Short films
® Music videos ® Web series ® Alternative digital content
® Films inspired by Los Angeles
® Films by directors of color ® Genre films
® Films by high school Students
Official deadline to submit: Tuesday, January 6
Late Deadline: Friday, January 30
Film Independent Member exclusive deadline: February 10
Find submission guidelines, FAQ's and submit today at lafilmfest.com.
ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL
Now in its 21st year, the Los Angeles Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, offers unparalleled access to creative voices through film programming, master classes, live performances and conversations with the most compelling artists working today. The Festival is a chance to discover new voices, experience buzzed about films, as well as to explore TV, web series and alternative media. Be the first to catch the summer®s blockbusters and rekindle the excitement and glamour of storytelling at the LA Film Fest ® only in LA. The Festival®s signature programs include the Filmmaker Retreat, Music in Film at The GRAMMY Museum®, Celebrating Women Filmmakers, Coffee Talks, Master Classes, Spirit of Independence Award, LA Muse and more. The Festival premieres nearly 200 features, including short films created by high school students. The Festival hosts a number of juried cash awards, as well as audience awards. The Los Angeles Film Festival®s Official Host Venue is Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14. Jaeger ® LeCoultre is a Platinum Sponsor. The University Sponsor is Loyola Marymount University®s School of Film and Television. WireImage is the Official Photography Agency of Film Independent. More information can be found at www.lafilmfest.com.
ABOUT FILM INDEPENDENT
Film Independent is a nonprofit arts organization that champions independent film and supports a community of artists who embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision. Film Independent helps filmmakers make their movies, builds an audience for their projects, and works to diversify the film industry. Film Independent®s Board of Directors, filmmakers, staff and constituents is comprised of an inclusive community of individuals across ability, age, ethnicity, gender, race and sexual orientation. Anyone passionate about film can become a Member, whether you are a filmmaker, industry professional or a film lover. In addition to producing the Spirit Awards, Film Independent produces the Los Angeles Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA Film Series, a year - round, weekly program that offers unique cinematic experiences for the Los Angeles creative community and the general public. With over 250 annual screenings and events, Film Independent provides access to a network of like - minded artists who are driving creativity in the film industry. Film Independent®s Artist Development program offers free Labs for selected writers, directors, producers and documentary filmmakers and presents year - round networking opportunities. Project Involve is Film Independent®s signature program dedicated to fostering the careers of talented filmmakers from communities traditionally underrepresented in the film industry. For more information or to become a Member, visit www.filmindependent.org
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