The Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival celebrates its 13th edition this year. HBRFEST quickly became the main festival dedicated to promoting independent Brazilian cinema in the United States. It is the only festival in the world capital of cinema that supports the exchange between the best in independent Brazilian production and Hollywood.
In 2021, the Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival will present five days, of the most brilliant Brazilian films of the year. Award-winning actors, writers and directors will be in attendance.
In addition to the film screenings, the Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival also promotes panels, workshops and debates.

This year's festival will award a special recognition for Horizon Award.

The Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival is produced by Talize Sayegh, who also cooperated with major festivals like the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (Laliff) and the Rio Festival.
Sponsorship for the 13rd Hbrfest is now Open. To became a sponsor, please send request to info

The deadline for applications is September 10th 2021.

Want your film played in HOLLYWOOD, CA? Submit a Film
The 13th Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival ( HBRFEST ).We are accepting short films, documentary, feature and raw. HBRFEST is not only for Brazilian, any Country can submit a film as long it has Co-production with Brazil, or has any Brazilian participation , like director, or producer on it and finalized in 2010 and 2021.
The Hollywood Brazilian Film festival (HBRFEST) is one of the most anticipated Brazilian events on the industry calendar with countless patrons, members, distributors, journalists, industry professionals and fellow filmmakers from all over the world waiting to see what the 2021 program has to offer! This is your chance to exhibit your film. Selected films will be reviewed by expert film makers and film producers of Hollywood for the 2021 season. Join us in celebration.
So what are you waiting for! Submit your film today

The films selection will be made by a Committee appointed by the festival Organization , by film professionals in Los Angeles area.
The result of the selection will be published on the festival website November first, 2021.
The selected film will be notified by email on the same date.
Selected item (s) must send to the festival organization in 2 high resolution stills from the movie and 1 Director’s photo .
Final considerations
The responsible for the submitted work accepts the following terms:
The film recorded and selected will be allowed to be displayed as part of the programming of the 13th Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival.
A 3 min. film preview for feature film and 1 min for short film can be included in current material’s promotion and issue of future festival’s editions.
Films must not have been displayed on the internet, open or cable TV, have had commercial exhibition in the United States or in any other festival in Los Angeles. Films can attend the13th HBRFEST in the categories of International Premiere, North America Premiere, California Premiere and LA Premiere.
• shorts co-productions with Brazil, finalized in 2020 and 2021.

Sorry no Refunds.