Accepting films and screenplay submission for January 2017. Winners will be announced on January 31, 2017.

HIMPFF is a monthly film festival with yearly LIVE screening, Red carpet Interviews and Award Ceremony held @ The Historic Raleigh Studios Hollywood.

Each monthly "Best Picture" winner gets a HIMPFF Trophy during our Live audience Screening and Award ceremony held on:

January 27, 2018.
@ The Historic Raleigh Studios Hollywood.
5300 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA

All winners throughout the year will be invited to walk the Red Carpet and attend the award ceremony. Films for the screening on the festival day will be picked by our programmers from the pool of winning films throughout the year.

Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival Celebrates Short Films, Features, Television and New Media worldwide. Our mission is to support filmmakers, recognize their hard work, and Award them so they are more inspired to keep telling amazing stories.

Our Film entries do not compete against each other. Our Programming Department will choose films to be screened at the festival from the pool of winning films throughout the year. Not all winning films throughout the year will be screened.

Each film has to be submitted to at least one genre, then they qualify for additional technical categories.

Films entered in multiple categories may win multiple awards.

Check out or list of technical categories.

The films are judged on the quality of the project.
All films who qualifies will be accepted and notified only via FilmFreeway and a follow up Email by HIMPFF containing an official selection logo attached. Then the entries will be processed for Judging.

Awards & Prizes

For Films...

1. One "Best Picture" ever month receives HIMPFF Trophy during our Award ceremony held on January 27, 2018 at Raleigh Studios Hollywood.

2. Award of Recognition, in different Genres and categories.

3. Or No Award.

For Screenplay...
Simi Finalist, Finalist, 1st Place Winner, 2nd Place Winner, 3rd Place winner.

The number of awards given every month varies on the basis of the submission we receive.

Each winner will be contacted and send the winner Laurels and Award certificate.
Winning films are announced on our website and our social media page.

Rules & Terms

Rules & Eligibility

1. Short films must be under 30 minutes and features should be 30 mins and more.

2. All foreign Submissions must be subtitled.

3. One film can be entered in multiple categories.

4. Online screeners, and posters are mandatory and must be uploaded to FilmFreeway’s site.

5. HIMPFF does not download your film or make it available online.

6. Student films needs to upload their ID on the submission page.

7. Entry fees are non-refundable.

91 Reviews

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    Andrew Madison

    This festival is excellent,very professional and a class act! great friendly people too.
    I was surprised by how many filmakers came from all around the globe to see their films screened and accept their awards.Fantastic awards event!

    January 2017
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    Ken Jones

    The Festival was amazing!!! Best festival I have attended!

    January 2017
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    Yihui "Cece" Jiao

    This is a great festival! I'm honored to attend the screening event. And it is also a good opportunity to see other filmmakers' work.

    January 2017
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    max bartoli

    Great experience. Thanks a lot. Really appreciated.

    January 2017
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    John Van Roekel

    Even though my screenplay was only a finalist in one of the monthly contests, I was made very welcome at the annual awards ceremony on Jan 7, 2017. I was interviewed on the red carpet and was called up on stage to accept my certificate. The staff was very friendly. A great experience.

    January 2017