Shine your talents in Hollywood!

Come join us in celebrating our 3rd season of independent short films! Enjoy a full day of short films from New York to Los Angeles and from around the world! 

Audiences and Artists can follow the Walk of Fame to the corner of Hollywood and Highland. Then, be surrounded by the hustle and bustle of all Hollywood has to offer, as you make your way into the Stella Adler Academy of Actiong and enjoy a great day of independent cinema.  

GO Independent! Go Short Film! GO HOLLYWOOD! 

We are accepting submissions for Short Narrative Films, Short Documentary, Screenplays, Teleplays, Music Videos, Trailers and Art & Design. All genres are welcome. The festival programming staff will place your film in the appropriate category.

All entries will be judged on content, creativity, imagery, story and skill of the filmmaker or screenwriter. Productions produced from 2010 to June 2018 may be submitted. Works in progress will be accepted. All films must be submitted on DVD (Region 1), Blu-ray or online screener for consideration by the Jury.

All entries must be sent to GO Independent International Film Festival, Los Angeles. Videos and DVDs submitted will not be returned unless accompanied by SASE. Films selected for GO Independent International Film Festival, Los Angeles will be announced no later than October 29, 2018.

All presentation materials for GO Independent International Film Festival, Los Angeles must arrive no later than October 10, 2018 (post marked by October 10, 2018). Please notify us by mail or email of any address changes.

GO Independent International Film Festival, Los Angeles is hereby granted the right to utilize footage and promotional materials supplied by the submitting agent from any film submitted, film accepted, video, or project for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. All accepted filmmakers agree that GO Independent International Film Festival, Los Angeles may use footage from their projects in order to promote the festival, their film or GO Independent International Film Festival, Los Angeles via print, web and broadcast television. 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 submitters shall indemnify and hold harmless GO Independent International Film Festival, Los Angeles, it's vendors, sponsors and supporters 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.

If 'Nominated', presence at the Awards Ceremony is NOT required to Win.

Overall Rating
  • James Carroll

    Great Festival. Great communications. It was an honor to be part of it.

    March 2018
  • Jack McLaughlin

    Fantastic! Fernando the creator and director is the best! Networking is encouraged and supported. Super!

    February 2018
  • Warren Hull

    Fernando and his team are awesome. Great festival for any level of screenwriter. Highly recommend the GO Independent International Film Festival for writers (and filmmakers) who are looking to have their work seen in LA.

    January 2018
  • Great festival with awesome networking.

    December 2017
  • Danielle Kronenberg

    Such a great festival! Communication is excellent! Venue and hospitality were fantastic too. Thank you!!!
    Will most certainly enter my next film into this festival.

    December 2017