Festival Descriptions and Goal;

The 2018 Love International Film Festival (LIFF) will focus on bringing films and filmmakers from the international community whose work we feel brings the world closer together and promotes love and healing through cinema. All proceeds for the 2018 LIFF will be given to the Lotus Light Children’s Charity.

LIFF’s 2018 festival will be held July 10th, 2018 through the July 14th, 2018. The festival will be held in Los Angeles, California.

The festival will include opening night party, screenings, red carpet events, Q and A after screening, 2 panels, Awards Show and a private after award show party.

LIFF is seeking films with fallowing message:

We like to see any kind of film which deals with family matters, Children, Animal, Cultural or natures that true love bring awareness and souls together. Film that inspires feelings of peace, love, acceptance, and tolerance towards Children, Families, Friends, Nations, Cultures, Nature and Animals.

Dare to expose or share any injustices any kind found throughout the world toward, Human, Children, Animal, or Nature that can enlighten audiences and enabling a more globalize effort towards eradicating the problem and come together and heal true Love, Peace, Understanding and Acceptance.

Documentaries that educate and display the sharing of culture and its impact, through local and historic customs, rituals, dance, and art form.

We encourage all films and/or documentaries that show your country’s traditions, customs, culture, and how that has affected you and made you proud of whom you are, and a proud advocate of change and betterment for equality.

Awards & Prizes

Award;

LIFF will give awards in two categories:

A- General category;

Despite LIFF focused is on children and love of children, however LIFF does not want to limited films just related to children. We wish to reflect love, Peace and Tolerance and Acceptance through the word. Therefore will consider all film as long as they are reflecting Family value, love, Peace, acceptance, Tolerance, Friendship and introducing intercultural value.

A- General Category Award

Best International Picture

Best Picture

Best International Short Film

Best Short Film

Best Documentary Feature

Best Documentary Short

Best Animated Short

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

Best Screenplay written

Best Director of Photography

Best Score

B- Youth Category:

LIFF Wishes to expose children and the issues they deal with day to day and help to love and give love to them. We wish to bring the children together and encourage them to make a movie. So we have created a Youth Award only which will go to the youth film maker and artist.

B- Award for Youth Category;

Best Short made by youth

Best Youth Actor

Best Youth Actress

Best Youth Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Youth Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Youth Director

Best Screenplay written by youth

Additionally, special awards will be handed out during the Awards Show to individuals and artists for their tireless work with charities. These awards include:

The Female Humanitarian Artist of the Year Award

The Male Humanitarian Artist of the Year Award

The Spirit Love Ambassador Award

The Peace Ambassador Award

The Courage Award

Rules & Terms

All screeners must be online and submitted through FilmFreeway or provided through an online link such as Vimeo or YouTube to info@liff.info.

Features must be at least 60 minutes but not be longer than 160 minutes.

Short films must be under 50 minutes.

All communications between LIFF and film contestants must be VIA email. So if you change your email address please provide LICFF with your new email address.

Film must be in English or with English subtitles.

You may submit more than one film. There must be a separate entry for each submission. Second and subsequent submissions by the same director or producer will be half the required fees. Please provide your submission number with your second or subsequent submission.

Immediately after your submission, you will get an email confirming for your submission with a submission number.

If your film is accepted to screen at the festival, you will be asked to provide:
-Two (2) DVD or Blu-Ray copies of the Film
-Full production credits and director’s biography requires.
-A brief synopsis of the film.
-A trailer for your film that is less than 2 minutes in length in digital file format (.mov) in H.264 or Apple Pro Res file format.
-A poster for the film.

Submission fees are non-refundable.

Only film with paid entry fees will be permitted and consider for completions -- NO EXCEPTIONS.

DVDs are not returned.

Love International Film Festival reserves the right to decline any film/material. We also reserve the right to select a winner in all categories at any stage after the deadline based on the number of the entries in each category.

Accepted films by LIFF only means the film is selected to go to the judges for review. The film which will be selected to be screen or nominated for final companions will be select among the accepted film and will announce in June 2017.

To learn more go to: http://www.loveinternationalfilmfestival.com

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    Dilani Rabindran

    We are so happy to have had our film BOW BOW at the 2017 festival & to have taken home 3 awards from the event! We are very grateful to the LIFF organizers for choosing our film and expressing their excitement for our work. We look forward to future decisions.

    August 2017
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    jeo baby

    Love international film festival a great one.
    my film '2GIRLS' won 2 awards,Best International film and Best youth actor.
    Its a memorable moments for me and all crew
    thank you LIFF

    July 2016
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    Ye-eun. Son.

    I love Love International Film Festival!!
    It will create happy memories. :)

    July 2016
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    Heaven Kid

    This is indeed a great film festival. Not only is the organization perfect, but the service is wonderful as well. We enjoyed being part of it.

    July 2016