Over the years our goal has been to provide a platform for our creative artists to produce and showcase the unique artistic abilities, increase the level of awareness in the community, promote the brand, strengthen and grow the credibility of the group. To also foster the creation of successful working partnerships, empower networking, raise visibility, and strengthen distribution and marketing channels.
Film Market Workshop will be held the week of LANFA festival to get info on industry standard filmmaking, good acting tips , financing and marketing their films, networking, and offer hands on screening of films from Nollywood U.S.A and several international
opportunities to pitch their projects to industry professionals who are willing to offer filmmakers privileged access sale their films to buyers, distributors and investors.

Winners get Metal Star Trophy, pass for two to all event, certificate
Film Market Workshop, networking, offer hands on screening, opportunities to pitch their projects to industry professionals who are willing to offer filmmakers privileged access sale their films to buyers, distributors and investors
Best Actor in A Leading Role
Best Actress in A Leading Role
Best Cinematography
Best Animated Film
Best Documentary - Feature/Short
Best Comedy - Feature/Short

Types of projects include but not limited to: Films, Movie, Music Videos, and Documentaries. Filmmakers must own rights to movies.
Mail DVD, or post it on YouTube and give us the link, along with a written two paragraph sheet to 1937 W. Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. 90018 and please be sure to include a cover sheet with reference details for the awards.
Upload clear digital footage to YouTube and send us the link.
One photo for promotion.
Two paragraphs about your movies. Send to email:reply@lanfaa.com and ensure a copy is sent with any mailed DVDs.
Two paragraphs about yourself and your roles.
Films submitted through upload must be of high quality.
Do not send original material.
LANFA will NOT edit or make changes to film; we will show it as posted.
LANFA reserves the right to refuse films without explanation.
Your film submission represents an agreement to the policies set forth in the submission guidelines
Film Maker will be notified if they are nominated

Registration fee
50 to 60 min - $55.00
30 min $30
20 min $20 Student $20

Overall Rating
  • Ugbede Atabo

    LANFA 2019 was very okay.

    October 2019
  • Emil Minasyan

    I would like to thank Los Angeles Nollywood Film Awards, King Bassey and all the judges for the honorable award!!! And for organizing this fantastic event. It was truly a great night and a wonderful atmosphere!!! Great festival!!!

    August 2019
  • The 2019 Los Angeles Nollywood Film Award/Music Festival was amazing and very entertaining. King Bassey is an excellent host and the festival was very organized and efficient. The beautiful Miracle Theater was packed and I had a wonderful time!

    August 2019
  • JJ Stomp

    We had a great time with all filmmakers and stars. King Bassey was amazing to put in a great event. Keep it up, my team and my company ( LAO HOLLYWOOD) will be supporting NOLLYWOOD again. Thank you King Bassey and Joe Williamson who had introduced us to the event.

    August 2018
  • This years festival was even more amazing than the last! Beautiful historic theater and such great attendance!

    August 2018