LA Indies monthly festival is sponsored by LA Indies Magazine in Hollywood. The festival was created by the committee of LA Indies Magazine in order to recognize, award and promote indie filmmakers from all over the world. The members of the jury are chosen from award winning filmmakers, artists, festival directors, critics, producers and distributors.

The festival was created with the intention of creating breakthroughs in the career of talented filmmakers in the film industry. It is important to encourage indie filmmakers to continue working on their craft and create groundbreaking indie films in these challenging times.

Our festival will provide the right tools for each official selection to create further opportunities to market, feature, screen and distribute film projects through our partners in media.

LA Indies will promote the award winners at LA Indies Magazine.

Best Feature Narrative/Drama
Best Feature Documentary Film
Best Short Narrative Film
Best Short Documentary Film
Best Comedy
Best Science Fiction
Best Horror
Best Animation
Best Student
Best TV Series/Pilot/Web
Best Experimental
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Cinematography
Best Producer
Best Editor
Best Composer

All genres are accepted and there are no completion date requirements by LA Indies.
Shorts are considered less than 50 minutes.
Features are considered more than 50 minutes.
Filmmakers can submit their artists and nominate them in artist categories for producing, cinematography, editing etc.
The jury will not provide feedback for official selections and the nominees.
All filmmakers with a film project can submit to the LA Indies magazine category and are guaranteed to be featured by the magazine upon submission.
The festival has the right to use promotional material from the selected films and the award winners at LA Indies Magazine and on social media.

Overall Rating
  • LA is my favorite city, which inspires me for new projects. Wonderful festival! I'm glad you noticed my film and appreciate it! Thank you! I continue to work on new projects in a wonderful mood!

    September 2021
  • Negash Abdurahman

    The Cuba in Africa team is honored to be part this festival


    September 2021
  • Haleh Saberi

    What an honor to participate in this amazing festival. Thank you for a great experience and the opportunity you provided my team with my short film Broken.

    September 2021
  • Da BlueIsle

    Thank LA Indies for selecting my song Campfire Song from animation youtube series as official selection! It's an encouragement for me to keep composing songs. Thank you very very much.

    September 2021
  • Really happy to have been part of this exciting festival with my screenplay "Samantha Rutledge P.I, A Killer case". Awesome experience.

    September 2021