Precious Filmmaker

MOMO International Film Festival is an independent film festival, located in Hollywood, Los Angeles which is the Movie Capital of the World. Let's celebrate the diversity of international cinema in the city that has been continuously shaping this industry and art form the beginning of its history. By combining a vibrant local social scene with a state-of-the-art cinema, every filmmaker and film lover is sure to be impressed and delighted with the theater and surrounding location. Our vision for the MOMO International Independent Short Film Festival is that it will become an annual 'must do' for Filmmakers who wish to combine networking, brainstorming, soaking up great films and chilling in one of the most desirable spots on this Planet. MOMO International Film Festival provides the kind of intimate festival experience that will change your life. Our aim is become a haven for independent filmmakers from throughout the world. Our main goal is to increase your audience reach and engagement. We believe that every film we watch, shapes the future of the industry and the world around it.

We can't wait to watch all of your submissions!

Thank you!

According to our beliefs, creating a film is an amalgamation of many obstacles and factors. Because of this difficult undertaking, it is a job to be appreciated and honoured. With this in mind, we believe all submitted films should inherently be considered as winners. Being filmmakers ourselves, we know how challenging it can be to make a movie. And beyond that we understand the importance of delivering the film to an audience. Our reward for your submitted film is to showcase it to a live audience on a real screen in the heart of the movie world.

* The depiction of animal abuse whether real or implied is not acceptable and will lead to automatic disqualification and loss of entry fee.
* MOMO IIFF has no festival premiere eligibility requirements. Shorts that have screened at other festivals are still eligible.
* MOMO IIFF has no public or internet broadcast eligibility requirements. If your short has screened on Vimeo etc, it is still eligible.
* Changes to submitted films will only be accepted if accompanied by a new submission fee.
* The decision of the selection committee is final.
* Stills of selected films may also be shown on the Festival website and publicity/promo material including press releases, festival brochures and other materials.
* All entry fees are non-refundable.
* Entrants are responsible for securing all rights and permissions from copyright and other holders relating to their short.
* MOMO IIFF reserves the right to update or modify these terms and policies without prior notice.
* You must own all the rights to the film or have permission to use any songs included in your film.
* You agree to promote our festival on any and all social media pages.
* We retain the right to change the date and venue of the festival under special circumstances. All filmmakers will be informed about any changes through email and our online platforms.
* By submitting to us, you give us consent and right to screen your film in front of a live audience, and, under special circumstances, online screening.
* Films submitted after the listed final deadline add a $10 late fee.
* Short films must not exceed 30 minutes.
* Any technical issues with the submitted films are 100% the responsibility of the filmmakers. If, at the time of judging, your video file doesn’t work or doesn’t have English subtitles (if in a language other than English), it will be automatically rejected, without a refund. Please contact the festival team ASAP if there are any issues with the submission process, and a solution will be found.
* By submitting to us you agree to our terms and conditions and to receiving marketing newsletters and discounts about film festivals in the form of emails. We will never sell your information to third parties.
* We reserve the right to update our terms and conditions.
* Submissions must be in English or have English subtitles at the time submitted.

Overall Rating
  • Felicia E

    Thank You MOMO Film Festival for choosing “A Scent of Red” for the festival screening. We had a great experience. Our cast and team felt supported and celebrated!

    May 2023
    Response from festival:

    It was a great pleasure to see you and your team and your wonderful at 2023 MOMO FF.
    Thank you once again being part of our film festival Dear Felicia.

  • Javo Aguirre

    Thank you for having us! Really enjoyed your warm hospitality.

    April 2023
    Response from festival:

    It was our pleasure to have you dear Juan Javier!

    Once again thank you for your remarkable movie.

  • Such encouraging and friendly festival organisers! I was not able to travel to the event but communications with Momo were excellent and it was great to be part of such a wide ranging, international programme in LA.

    April 2023
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Dear Jane.
    It was wonderful to share your impressive movie with 2023 MOMO FF audience.

  • julie ducrocq

    Thank you so much for having selected my short film "Death and the musician" for its first live screening! I wish you the best for the future of your beautiful festival and I would be happy to participate again.

    April 2023
    Response from festival:

    Thank you dear Julie for your good wishes and your affecting movie.

  • MOMO selected our short film "This Modern Love" and screened it in Hollywood which was so exciting for my entire cast and crew. They had such great communication and even showed little clips on instagram live which made me feel so special because we weren't able to attend in person. Such a great crew of positive people!

    April 2023
    Response from festival:

    Dear Tyler we'd like to thank you as well for participating in almost every event of the 2023 MOMO FF, even from afar.
    It was precious to us. And thank you once again for your inventive movie.