Festigious is an IMDb qualifying monthly film competition. Each month, our Jury will award the best films through private screenings, and make a special interview with the winner of the Best Picture (Film of the Month) award. The Best Picture monthly winners will also compete in January 2019 for the Best of Fest award (best film of the year).

Films entered in multiple categories may win multiple awards.

Best Picture (Film of the Month)
Best Narrative Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Drama
Best Thriller
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Sci-Fi
Best Crime Film
Best Dark Comedy
Best Mystery Film
Best Film Noir
Best Western
​Best Animation Feature
Best Animation Short
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Short
Best Inspirational Film
Best Indie Film
Best Micro Film (up to 120 seconds)
Best Music Video
Best Web Series
Best Experimental Film
Best 18 and Under
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Duo
Best Original Score
Best Editing
Best Visual Effects
Best Cinematography
Best First Time Director
Best Student Film
Best Commercial/Promotional
Best Trailer
Best Original Story
Best Screenplay - Short
Best Screenplay - Feature

* The Best of Fest YEARLY winner will receive one free Festigious statuette. Film of the Month winners and other winners may order a statuette for themselves and their team, for $290 including shipping.

What we’re looking for? Story-based films, which can be in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction), or animation.
The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is English).

By submitting your film, take note that:
- You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster) for promotional purpose.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- You must own all the rights to the film.

Festigious does not accept the following:
1. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations
2. Political films
3. Films which are made before 2012
4. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD)

Overall Rating
  • Thank you Festigious Los Angeles team! You have a fabulous energy and are excellent communicators.I am so happy and proud for the award received.This is a very well organized festival. Very professional and great communication.

    June 2018
  • Ian Burns

    I cannot recommend Festigious highly enough . It's judges have the most impeccable of taste. All screenplay competitions ought to be like Festigious!

    June 2018
  • From welcome through responses and award announcements ... first class all the way! Thank you Festigious Los Angeles. Joan Barrett Candyland.Com.

    June 2018
  • Edward Green

    The Festigious Los Angeles Festival was amazing and I am glad I was apart of it. The crew was very helpful and reached out to me to help me with submitting my short.

    June 2018
  • Tanzeal Rahim

    So excited to be part of this fest - and it did not disappoint. Great selections and excellent communication from the team! Highly Recommend!

    June 2018