Los Angeles CineFest is a ONLINE and LIVE International Event. Los Angeles film industry specialists announce semi-finalists, finalists and winners each month. Once a year we watch all submissions again and screen selected work at the live event in Los Angeles.

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

Golden Plaque and Festival Certificate. Next edition will take place on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Promenade Playhouse, 1404 Promenade Blvd, Santa Monica CA.

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. By submitting to the festival you confirm that you own the rights of the work submitted.

202 Reviews

Overall Rating
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    Marc Matthews

    One of the best experiences of my life, thank you - Finalist with "Attic Beach"

    March 2017
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    Laurie Gabriel

    I received immediate notification! Really appreciated the instant communication. And am ecstatic that I am a Semi-Finalist! Thank you.

    March 2017
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    Gian Marco Castro

    I'm really happy for this contest, I won soundtrack monthly section, but I don't received any notification or certificate.

    March 2017
    Response from festival:

    Oh Gian. Please check your spam. I know you receive tons of e-mails from filmfreeway, so one from us is among them :)

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    Wim Jongedijk

    was great to hear to be semi finalist from LA Cinefest, highly stimulating, i wonder what will spin off

    March 2017
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    Birenjyoti Mohanty

    Hello sir. It was great honour and pleasure to participate and selected as semifinalist in your festival But we don't have any kind of prove to be true. Kindly issue us your certificate of participation/semifinalist. I'm hoping your response soon.

    Thank you so much
    Biren Jyoti mohanty

    March 2017