The Las Vegas Film Festival is a celebration of cultural discovery, community, and the art of visual storytelling. Our goal is to offer a creative outlet for independent storytellers and connect them with creative professionals in Las Vegas, NV.

Las Vegas Film Festival’s 10th Year will take place on June 6-11, 2016. Each year, LVFF showcases films ranging from acclaimed directors, actors, and writers as well as first-time filmmakers. LVFF's Official selections include a collection of features, shorts, documentaries, music video and experimental films. LVFF is a momentous occasion for our city as we connect with filmmakers and immerse them in the Las Vegas storytelling community. The six-day festival includes an array of social engagements and screenings at Las Vegas theater venues. The daily filmmaker's parties and mixes offer an opportunity to connect with independent, local and professional filmmakers.

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Awards & Prizes

The Las Vegas Film Festival Official Selection awards include:
Grand Jury Award, Special Jury Awards, Best Director, Feature Screenplay, Short Screenplay, Cinematography Feature, Short Cinematography, Actor/Actress, Supporting Actor/Actress, Documentary, Short Documentary, Short Film, Comedy, Local Cinema (Nevada Film), Music Video, Animated Film, Student Film Drama, Student Film, Experimental Film | Check out past winner at

Rules & Terms

•If you choose to submit by mail DVD/BluRays must be clearly labeled with the title of film contact information and tracking number.
•More than one entry may be submitted. Each entry must be submitted separately.
•Films produced in languages other than English must have legible English subtitles or be dubbed in English. (unless special arrangements have been made with festival).
•Entrants are responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses, royalties, release forms, clearances, permits necessary to present their work.
•The selection committees’ and juries’ decisions are final.

6 Reviews

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    Nick and Zack Byer

    Greatest Festival this side of the Misses Hippie!

    June 2017
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    Clinton Cornwell

    Great fest in the amazing Downtown Las Vegas area. A lot of fun parties and events and a very well programmed festival. Lots of great films and filmmakers to match!

    March 2017
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    Ozzy Villazon

    A fun, diverse, unique festival. They treat their filmmakers like good friends. We enjoyed the events and meeting the other artists there at their mixers. This is one of my favorite film festivals I have ever participated in and I hope to be back soon.

    September 2016
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    alex simmons

    We had a great time at LVFF and everybody on the staff were amazing. Would love to come back with our next film.

    July 2016
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    This festival is easily one of my favorites. They take great care of the filmmakers and have amazing parties. Such a great experience! Definitely submitting here again next time!

    June 2016