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 8 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 9th 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
  • Todd E Wise

    Great festival with a lot of energy. Communication was very personal.

    May 2021
    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much.... We are honored to celebrate with you and hope you plan to join us again ...

  • Brandon Rowe

    Thank you so much for this opportunity! The communication was flawless and the way you pivoted to an online format was awesome to see. I hope we are able to travel in the future so that we can attend next year in person.

    May 2021
    Response from festival:

    on behalf of my team and all of our supporters ... thank you

  • We were elated to win the Best Adaptive Written Work Award out of multiple candidates. The introduction of CEO Murphy was stellar and actual Award was worth the entire process.

    Thanks LVBFF for recognizing the epic screenplay entitled Big City Nights, based upon the life of Cisero Murphy, the World's ONLY Black Professional Billiards World Title Winner and BCA Hall of Fame Inductee.

    Hopefully, other entertainment entities will make this project a reality as Team_MES is working on doing!

    May 2021
  • janae gamble

    Great experience had a wonderful time.

    May 2021
  • Dope! Love 'em. Very professional and accommodating.

    October 2020