With so few spots available at the bigger film festivals, independent filmmakers struggle to get noticed. After all the hard work of making a movie, there's nothing like seeing it on the big screen. Sunset Film Festival seeks hidden gems bigger fests often overlook. Sunset Film Festival programmers are looking for visionary filmmakers with fresh voices to share with an audience hungry for independent film.

Awards & Prizes

Each 1st Prize Winner get $599.95 Magix Vegas Pro 13. Details at: http://www.magix.com
+ Festival Certificate & Golden Plaque.

Festival Certificate will go to:
Best Director
Best Cinematographer
Best Film Editor
Best Actor
Best Supporting Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actress
Best Costume Designer
Best Make-up Artist
Best Hair Stylist
Best Production Designer
Best Screenplay Writer
Best Sound Designer
Best Composer
Best FX Artist

Rules & Terms

Sunset Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening (including but not limited to multiple screenings in multiple U.S. and International locations), and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Los Angeles Short Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
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6 Reviews

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    Shockadelic -

    Thanks for the Official Selection of my screenplay Loonatoona
    http://filmfreeway.com/projects/813691

    June 2017
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    James Carroll

    It was an honor to be part of such a great festival. Thanks.

    May 2017
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    Theodore Adams

    Very supportive and responsive Festival Directors.

    May 2017
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    Anthony Bradley

    A good festival with great communication with the filmmakers. Mark was very responsive. Nice venue to showcase work with an audience. Will submit again.

    May 2017
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    Brandon Aquino

    Overall great experience and very fun. Mark communicated very well through email and by phone. I plan on submitting again next year for the final season of my series.

    May 2017