*****UPDATE: In light of the unexpected Global Pandemic Covid-19 (Corona Virus), we want to assure our filmmakers that we are fully committed to hosting our event and honoring all filmmakers who have submitted to us, from around the world. We want to show the world that Spain is a united and strong country where art is flourishing.*****

Event November 9 - 13 / 2020 Venue: La Bòbila Auditorium, Plaça de la Bòbila, 1 08906 L'Hospitalet De Llobregat - Barcelona , Cataluna, Spain

L'Hospitalet de Llobregat International Film Festival invites both emerging and established filmmakers, from all over the World to take part in film experience, based in the most glamorous location in Europe. Our event is supported by the Municipality of L'HOSPITALET DE LLOBREGAT Barcelona, Spain.
We offer you the opportunity to attend industry events, masterclasses, workshops, guest speaker talks, film premieres, financing advicers, director Q&A’s recorded, film screenings and network with like-minded creators.

5 days cinematic fest, providing an unique platform for filmmakers to meet, network and do business, supported by our diverse team of professionals. All CROWNED, with a fabulous Gala Night on 13th November 2020, 19:00h when the winners will be announced.

We have the right people and skills to make IT happen. We want to provide you with expertise and help your movie to be seen internationally.
Be bold, be glamorous and send us your art. It all can begin for you here, at L'Hospitalet de Llobregat International Film festival 1st Edition.

Certificates, Medals and Trophies.
All awarded filmmakers will get special discounts in renting facilities for their next film production in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat - Barcelona, Spain.
Best Feature Film 

Best Short Film 

Best Student Film 

Best Feature Documentary 

Best Short Documentary 

Best Feature Film LGBTQ
Best Short Film LGBTQ
Best Music Video 
Best Experimental

Best Horror Film 

Best Actor/Actress 

Best Director 

Best Cinematography
Best Score
Best Editing
Best Foreign (All genres) 

Best Comedy 

Best Romance 

Best Drama 

Best Feature Film Spain
Best Short Film Spain

By submitting your film, you agree that L'HOSPITALET DE LLOBREGAT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL can use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster) for promotional purpose.
To submit a film, you must have created the project yourself, own the rights or have permission from the owner of the content to submit the film to us, you are entitled of that responsibility and you as a filmmaker YOU are responsible for all the rights of your film.

PLEASE READ THE RULES BELOW THOROUGHLY BEFORE SUBMITTING:
You must fully comply with these Entry Rules & Regulations, including all deadlines, film length, entry material and other requirements
L'HOSPITALET DE LLOBREGAT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will review films in their entirety. Films will be watched and reviewed by members of the Selection Committee; a professional group of filmmakers, film enthusiasts and critics. Films are scored accordingly.
ALL FILMS THAT MAKE THE FINAL SELECTION ARE REQUIRED TO SEND US A DCP H.264 (We will let you know what format we need from your film) FORMAT OF THEIR FILM TO US VIA WETRANSFER (Best) OR ANY LINK THAT WE CAN DOWNLOAD THEIR FILES FROM 
 

1. Entries in foreign languages must come with English subtitles (This is an International Film Festival English Rules).
2. All entries must have been completed AFTER 2017
3. Any film submitted to the LHIFF can be re-submitted at any time for a second chance.
4. Works in progress are accepted.
5. You must own or be given all of the rights to anything you submit to the festival.
6. Multiple entries are allowed. You can submit more than one film to the same category. But keep in mind the entry fee must be paid for each one.
7. At our discretion, we may choose to transfer a film to the correct category, but only if the appropriate level of submission fee has been paid.
8. A screening committee determines which films shall be exhibited, submissions are not guaranteed to be shown. All decisions of the committee are final. Except for the audience award, separate juries select festival winners
9. After a film has been an official selection, the filmmaker will be notified.
10. Winners will be presented with their awards during the LHIFF Awards Ceremony Gala, which will take place at the festival on November 13 2020 18:00H PHOTOCALL - 19:00H Barcelona Time.
11. Submissions are NON-refundable. We cannot be held liable for materials which are lost or damaged.
12. We totally retain the right to change the date and venue of the festival under special circumstances. All filmmakers will be informed about any changes through our online website + platforms or email.
I also acknowledge that the film submission fee does not guarantee acceptance and no refund will be provided if my film is not selected. 
 
Applicants who do not follow the guidelines will not be accepted.