The Iberia Film Festival celebrates all genres of short independent films in one festival. It gives the community a chance to come together to view truly independent films from around the globe that you will not see in the commercial movie industry.

The Iberia Film Festival also spotlights local films. South Louisiana filmmakers will have an opportunity to have their film shown on the big screen with family and friends in the audience.

The Iberia Film Festival is presented by the Iberia Performing Arts League.

A panel of independent Judges will determine the category winners.
Our specially customized awards will be given in the following categories.
Best Animation Film
Best Experimental Film
Best Documentary Film
Best Narrative Film
Best Horror Film
Best Local Film
Best Louisiana Film
Best Student Film
Best Mobile Media Film

Film duration: 1:00 - 20:00 minutes (including credits).

If the film is not in English, then it must have English subtitles.

Participation in IFF implies the authorization to use the entered film for Internet and TV promotion of this and future festivals

IFF will determine the date and time when submissions will be shown and while every effort will be made to follow screening times as printed in the festival program, there is no guarantee that IFF will be able to fully adhere to that schedule.

The Festival will not be responsible for the cost of receiving any additional materials i.e. DVDs, posters, photos, etc.

All submissions are screened and evaluated by the IFF Preview and Selection Committee, appointed by the festival steering committee. Judges decisions are Final.

IFF reserves the right to refuse to screen any submission deemed by the festival to be overly offensive, violent or racist.

Films that are accept will be announced after every deadline. So, enter your film in early.
Final notifications will be announced on or before July 19, 2022

Overall Rating
  • Bradley Gueho

    Great festival with a very hospitable staff!!

    August 2022
  • A great festival that treated us well.

    August 2022
  • David Luck

    5 STARS across the board!!!! The Iberia Festival Crew were amazing and so were the films.

    August 2022
  • Russell Emanuel

    Great film festival that treated us well! Thank you so much!

    August 2022
  • Graham Holt

    All around great film festival! Very pleased to have found out about this small but growing festival! Very thankful to have been selected and to have won best Louisiana made film! Thank you!

    August 2022