LA Independent Women Film Awards focuses on international and U.S. film and script projects of all genres.
The IMDb qualifying bi-monthly event recognizes projects with a female producer, director, lead actress, writer, cinematographer, editor, composer, etc.
All topics related to women's thoughts, women's fate, life conditions, women's views and so on are welcome to participate.
All the winners will be promoted through various online magazines in California and can request to receive certificates and laurels. All the winners can request for screening through our festival.
Our mission is designed to help create a platform for our filmmakers to be seen, but more importantly, get them the industry exposure to help sustain their craft for many years to come.
All the award winning artists of the bi-monthly categories are further nominated by our programmers in order be an official selection of the annual festival in October. The annual festival will be a hybrid event with online screenings, announcements and networking events for artists.
The members of our jury will be award winning artists working in media from all over the world. All the award winners can request to be a jury member of a new edition of the festival in order to vote for one of the categories.
LA Independent Women Film Awards is an outstanding event for promoting female artists working in media from all over the world.
Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Short Director
Best Feature Director
Best Female Director
Best Produced Script
Best Unproduced Script
Best Student Film
Best L.A. Filmmaker
Best International Filmmaker
Best Science Fiction
Best Music Video
All non-English speaking films must be presented in their original version with English subtitles.
Short Film Entries should not exceed 50 minutes.
Feature films are considered over 50 minutes.
Films must have been completed in the past 36 months.