The Apollo International Film Festival is a celebration of exceptional international and US cinema, meticulously curated to captivate the hearts of film enthusiasts in the magnificent city of Los Angeles. We understand the arduous process of bringing a film to life, and we are here to provide a golden opportunity for your creations to be seen and appreciated.

Our festival proudly showcases both fiction, animation, experimental and documentary works, crafted with passion and driven by a desire to make a lasting impact. We are looking for outstanding independent films of unparalleled quality, works that not only captivate audiences but also deliver profound messages that resonate deeply within the viewer's soul. At the Apollo Film Festival, we celebrate the true essence of independent cinema and honor the creativity and innovation that define it.

Best Fiction Feature
Best Animation Feature
Best Documentary Feature

Best Fiction Short
Best Experimental Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Animation Short

Sponsors' Award
Jury Mention
Audience Award

Feature film: min runtime of 50mins
Short film: Max runtime of 30mins
Foreign language films must be subtitled in English
Film must be free from all copyrighted materials
Premiere status isn't compulsory, however films having its USA Premiere will be given selection priority

I agree to the terms outlined in the General Festival Rules for the Apollo Film Festival. The Apollo Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Apollo International Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.