Beneath the piping veins of Los Angeles lays a film festival that dedicates itself to the indie filmmaker. Here at the LA THRILLER FILM FEST we are seeking out the cutting edge film makers that are interested in pouring their beating hearts onto the screen, spotlighting the filmmakers that make you dream, feel, and evoke that powerful feeling of suspense. We welcome you to the Los Angeles Thriller Film Festival. Now accepting submissions for experimental films, shorts films, screenplays, and feature length films. Here’s to a great year of new cinema! Let's bring the fire back to the screen!

Awards & Prizes

1st and 2nd place winners will receive an award and will screen at the festival in May 2017.

Rules & Terms

The Los Angeles Thriller 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, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The Competition reserves the right to refuse entries.

We will not return any submission materials.

Each submission must have its own submsision fee.