An oceanfront festival at the beach in Playa del Rey, Los Angeles, CA - Filmplaya will have music, vendors, ​technology, art, and festivities all day; upon nightfall the screens light up for the movie show.

Neon Lightning Bolt Award - top feature film
Gorilla Award - most innovative
Candy-ography Award - best cinematography
Liquid Pen - best animation
Series Award - best music
Golden Pocket Pistol - best short
Gonzo Award - best documentary
Guitar through the TV - best music video
Emerald Headset - best VR program
Wet Seed Award - best unproduced screenplay

It's gotta be cool.

Overall Rating
  • Jasper Steed

    great program and very fast response

    February 2018
  • Very cool festival. It's got a ton of energy and I'm excited to see how it continues to grow.

    December 2017
  • Ashley Eberbach

    A great creative festival run by a talented group! Such a fun and different film festival experience!

    December 2017
  • Philippe McKie

    Great communication with the organizers, a super exciting lineup and atmosphere! Was absolutely a blast being a part of the festival!

    December 2017
  • Kai Carlson-Wee

    Awesome experience! Outdoor film festival in Joshua Tree, live bands, great food, surreal atmosphere. Definitely a unique festival!

    November 2017