Los Angeles CineFest is a online and live international event. Each month Los Angeles film industry specialists announce semi-finalists, finalists and winners.

We show work online with submitter approval only. Once a year we watch and read all submissions again. We screen selected work at the live event in Los Angeles.
We announce script, photography, score and poster winners as well.

Enjoy Q and A with audience after screenings.
Next Red Carpet and Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Short Film
Short Documentary
Web Episode
Feature Film
Feature Documentary
Film about Cosmos
Music Video
Drone Films
Web/New Media
Screenplay (Short Films)
Screenplay (Feature Films)
Television Script
Song (Song from film included)
Film Score
Photography (any topic, photo from the set included)
Poster (any poster, film poster included)
Best of Audience (Audience vote for each submission from each category)

Awards & Prizes

ONLINE COMPETITION: Winners get Festival Certificate.

LIVE EVENT: Officially Selected artists get All Films Pass for two, Red Carpet & Awards Ceremony Invitation for two, guarantee spot for live screening, Q&A spot,
WINNERS get all mentioned above + Golden Plaque/Trophy + Hard Copy Festival Certificate
BEST of THE FESTIVAL get all mentioned above + gift from Vegas Pro value of $599.

Rules & Terms

1. We'll not show semi-finalists work online (open for public) We will ask you later, if you want to show your work publicly, when we announce you as Finalist or Winner.
2. Our judges has an access to all submitted work and they vote without sharing your work publicly.
3. All entries should be sent via FilmFreeway. Please don't send discs (CDs, DVDs, BluRays) or any downloadable files to us directly, such as high resolution posters or other digital media.
4. No porn films.
5. If your film is selected as a FINALIST, we'll create listing for your film. Your film will be in one category with all audio-visual forms. All Music videos, shorts, features, animations, virtual reality, drone films, etc will be in one: Audio-Visual Category.
6. By submitting to the festival you confirm that you own the rights of the work submitted.

259 Reviews

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    Tarsso Tarsso

    Very good festival. Very proud to participate in such a festival like this. Very recomnendable.

    June 2017
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    Raymond Davenport

    I didn't get a chance to come to this years festival but the Los Angeles Cinefest know talent when they see it!

    June 2017
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    Nate Jones

    Very cool contest to be a part of!

    June 2017
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    Adam Morgan

    Proud to have been involved. Communication was also on top form.

    June 2017
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    Avon Singh

    I received a semi final selection which was great and their process was quick. After that it was odd because the process on being a finalist or how judging is done was not explained

    June 2017