The LVBFF is primarily organized to celebrate the works of Black Filmmakers from all over the world. Making a Black Impact on the Big Screen!
AND Now...
After 7 successful years and an Overwhelming Positive response from independent filmmakers, filmActors and filmLOVERS from DIVERSE ethnic backgrounds across the Nation, ...
As the FOUNDER of this Magnificent Event ... I am proud to announce that the 8th Annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival proudly welcomes INTERNATIONAL films from ALL over the WORLD

The Las Vegas Black Film Festival is an Award Winning State Proclaimed Festival that ignites the independent film market and gives emerging filmmakers from around the world a platform to display their talents.
Taking place in Fabulous Las Vegas known as the Entertainment Capital of the World.... the event is set to host more than 2000 eager moviegoers, filmmakers and entertainment professionals seeking rising stars. NOBODY DOES IT LIKE LAS VEGAS!

Those who have been honored at the festival include Antonio Fargas, affectionately known as "Huggy Bear" from the hit 70's television show Starsky and Hutch, Academy Award Winner, Acting Legend, Louis Gossett Jr., Irma P. Hall, Loretta Devine
Joining attending celebrities have included Actor Tommy Ford from the Hit Sitcom Martin, Omar Gooding, LEON Robinson, William Johnson, Sherry Gordy ... and many more.

Winners of the Las Vegas Black Film Festival will be adorned with much more than just honors and applause. All awarded filmmakers will automatically qualify for a distribution deal, Cash Prizes & Awards.

If you are a Producer with a Film that is Written, Produced, Directed by or Features an African American in the Lead Role, we welcome you to submit, compete and celebrate with us.
NOTE*** while our festival is primarily designed to celebrate the film works of BLACK Filmmakers...
ALL Filmmakers are welcomed and celebrated...


Share your talents at the Award Winning Las Vegas Black Film Festival. Submit your Film, Enter one of our Competitions, Attend one of our interactive and educational seminars or just come and Party with us.

again.... "ALL Filmmakers, Film Actors and Film Lovers are welcome!"

Best Feature Film
Best Religious Film
Best Comedy Film
Best Dramatic Film
Best Action Film
Best HORROR Film
Best Short Film
Best Documentary
Best Screenplay

Best Director

Best Actor & Actress in a Feature Film
Best Actor & Actress in a Short Film
Best Actor & Actress in a Web Series

** Heavy Weight Actors Showdown Winner

Best Edited
Best Sound
Best Music Score
Best Cinematography

Founder B.O.M.B. Award

Best Music Video
Best Web Series
Best Animated
Best Narrative
Best Cast Ensemble
Best Social Awareness
Best Debut Film
Best Student Film
L.V.B.F.F. PRODUCER of the YEAR Award

After your film has been ACCEPTED to Screen at the LVBFF you will receive a congratulations email with instructions.
If you have any questions or concerns you can call (702 )581-3390
Email to

If you film is accepted you will be requested to mail 2 copies of your film on DVD / Blue Ray and an MP4 on a Thumb Drive
mail to:
500 Elizabeth Ave.
N. Las Vegas NV 89030

****ALL UN-Solicited material will be discarded

Overall Rating
  • Dope! Love 'em. Very professional and accommodating.

    October 2020
  • Reggie Gaskins

    This is a great festival and they truly treat their filmmakers with respect and class.

    September 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much for your feedback .. it was a pleasure meeting you and celebrating your work ... we hope to see you again

  • Iona Morris

    I was very happy to have been accepted into the LVBFF. It was my first festival and was very exciting. I'm grateful for the experience.

    August 2020
  • Richard Harris

    I had the great pleasure to virtually participate in the Las Vegas Black Film Festival (LVBFF) 2020 and I loved it! I loved the energy, camaraderie, and depth of the festivals reach (categories to submit to). I received communication throughout the entire submission process; from being accepted into the festival for my screenplay (N?ggah PLEASE!) to being told the winners in each category. The films screened at this festival ranged from enjoyable to profound. I intend to and I’m very excited about attending the LVBFF in person in 2021.

    August 2020
  • Very grateful to be included in the 2020 virtual LVBFF.

    August 2020