MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The primary objective of the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival is to provide a platform for talented independent filmmakers and writers from around the world who are trying to increase their distribution and production opportunities. The LAFSF’s numerous award possibilities gives independents the chance to receive the accolades they deserve.

Best Narrative Short, Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Short, Best Documentary Feature, Best Student Film, Best Animation, Best Experimental, Best Music Video
Best Script (Drama), Best Script (Comedy), Best Script (Action/Adventure), Best Script (Animation), Best Script (Horror), Best Script (Suspense/Thriller), Best Script (Science Fiction), Best Script (Student), Honorable Mentions

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Welcome to the Fall LAFSF. The Los Angeles Film and Script Festival was founded on the principles of independent artistic expression. Therefore, we pride ourselves on providing a showcase stage for independent producers, directors and writers from around the globe trying to increase their distribution and production possibilities. We are looking for bodies of work that exemplify originality, creativity and expressiveness between our 16 categories. The LAFSF offers 8 film categories which include: Narrative Shorts, Narrative Features, Documentary Shorts, Documentary Features, Animation, Student, Experimental and Music Videos. We also offer 8 Script categories of competition which include: Drama, Comedy, Action/Adventure, Animation, Horror, Suspense/Thriller, Sci-Fi, and Student.

Best Narrative Short
Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary Short
Best Documentary Feature
Best Student Film
Best Animation
Best Experimental
Best Music Video
Best Script (Drama)
Best Script (Comedy)
Best Script (Action/Adventure)
Best Script (Animation)
Best Script (Horror)
Best Script (Suspense/Thriller)
Best Script (Science Fiction)
Best Script (Student)
Honorable Mentions

GENERAL RULES
General Submissions Rules for the Los Angeles Film & Script Festival.

Entries must have been produced within the past ten years.

DVD entries: please label your disc with: Title, Director, Submission Categories, Runtime and email address. Also include a check or money order made payable to: Los Angeles Film & Script Festival

Works in progress are accepted

Label DVD with the FilmFreeway Tracking ID, Film Title and Email Address.

Submissions in other than English must be subtitled or dubbed.
The entry fee is per category.

Each entry and submission category must have its on submission fee.

If shipping preview copy by a method that includes a signature upon delivery, please waive the signature requirement.

Entries will not be returned.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Los Angeles Film & Script Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The Competition reserves the right to refuse entries. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless The Los Angeles Film & Script Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered. Entries will not be returned.

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  • I was thrilled that my screenplay The Far Reach of Yesterday won the Best Script (Drama) Award! Although I was unable to attend the festival, they couldn’t have been more kind and encouraging. Please accept my sincere thanks for this amazing honor!

    May 2024
  • Stephen Neely

    Thanks for awarding my script "ThA Brethren" best Action/Adventure for '24!

    May 2024
  • Though we were unable to attend, my co-writer and I are thrilled and honored to have been selected as the winners in our category of TV Pilot Script, Comedy. The organizers and judges are deeply appreciated by us for their time and energy. We are confident, with this meaningful award, we will attract interest and ultimately a sale of our TV Pilot, HAPPY LANDING. Thank you!!

    April 2024
  • Carlos Perez

    Very friendly and informative. Very pleased with their festival.

    April 2024
  • What a great group of people (hosts and audience!) and what an AMAZING weekend making the team behind 'PULSE' feel much cooler than we are by awarding us BEST NARRATIVE SHORT. So grateful to have been a part of your programming and looking forward to seeing you all next year! :)

    April 2024