Redwood Film Festival is a film competition, explicitly designed for the filmmaker who’s tired of being overlooked by all the other festivals that seem to cater only to big-budget productions. Every artist hopes to one day emerge from the underground scene and share their talents with the masses. Hopefully, the showcase platform we provide will help facilitate that dream. We’re excited to display a wide range of works from all genres that will have industry pros, filmmakers and filmgoers buzzing.

Every Season our film selection members select the best films. All selected films consider as official selection entries out of official selection entries our jury will choose the best movies through private screening recognize as the winner of the season.

Our aim is to inspire, motivate and award the truly innovative and artistic geniuses of our time.

Winner of each category.

1. Submission will be accepted through online submission platform “ FilmFreeway”

​2. Our jury screens the seasonal competition selections PRIVATELY (meaning: it's not a public screening!) and from there we select the winners. The winning films will get a chance to participate in a second selection at the end of the year. If they pass the second selection, we'll screen them at our annual Online Live Screening. Where one film from each category will be awarded.

3. All genre films will be accepted.

4. All films which are selected/nominated for the competition will be informed only by emails & listed on the festival web site.

​5. Each entry will be accompanied by non-refundable fees.

6. No inquiries or arguments will be entertained regarding non-selected films. The decision of festival selection committee will be final.

7. All non-English foreign language films /regional language Indian films must have English sub-titles.

Overall Rating
  • Wonderful film festival, one of California's most underrated film festivals.

    April 2022
  • This contest is very good and the website is beauty. Thank you really for your selection.

    April 2022
  • Thank you so kindly. I enjoyed being a part of your festival.

    April 2022
  • Jeramie Sandor

    Big thank you to Redwood FF ... Recommend folks definitely submit to this fest!

    March 2022
  • Joseph L Harrison

    Redwood Film Festival provided me with a great festival experience and is an outstanding professional festival. Redwood Film Festival is a fantastic venue for writers to showcase their screenplays. Thank you very much for recognizing and awarding my "Soul's On Fire" screenplay as Best Screenwriter.

    January 2022