Due to the current state of COVID based protocols, the Loudoun International Film Extravaganza (Loudoun Film Festival) is combining our 2020 & 2021 Season to the Summer of 2021. Please stay tuned for updates, as local and national procedures unfold.

Thank you.

The area’s great wine culture is seamlessly woven into the fabric of the celebration.

The LIFE Fest awards certificates to our top artists!

We are accepting submissions for feature and short Narrative, Documentary, Screenplays, Music Videos and Art & Design. Shorts will play prior to a feature or in a shorts program. All genres are welcome. The festival programming staff will place your film in the appropriate category.

All entries will be judged on content, creativity, imagery, story and skill of the filmmaker or screenwriter. Productions produced from January 2012 to June 2020 may be submitted. Works in progress will be accepted. All films must be submitted on DVD (Region 1) or available online for consideration by the Selection Committee.

All disc entries must be sent to the Loudoun International Film Extravaganza. Videos and DVDs submitted will not be returned unless accompanied by SASE. Films selected for The LIFE Fest will be announced (TBD, due to the pandemic).

All presentation materials for the Loudoun International Film Extravaganza must arrive in Virginia no later than June 10, 2020 (post marked by June 03, 2020). Please notify us by mail, fax or email of any address changes.

The Loudoun International Film Extravaganza is hereby granted the right to utilize footage and promotional materials supplied by the submitting agent from any film submitted, film accepted, video, or project for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. All accepted filmmakers agree that the Loudoun International Film Extravaganza may use footage from their projects in order to promote the festival, their film or the LIFE Fest Event via print, web and broadcast television. 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 submitters shall indemnify and hold harmless the Loudoun International Film Extravaganza, it's vendors, sponsors and supporters from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

Overall Rating
  • Sean Chandler

    I am extremely honored to be an Official Selection! An outstanding Festival!!!

    January 2021

    Thank you! Inspirational and fun for the first Festival giving LIFE to Loudoun :-)

    August 2019
  • Andrea Forrest

    I am honored to have been a winner at this event. Communication was prompt, professional and witty. It was a real pleasure!

    July 2019
  • David Luck

    The LIFE Festival was absolutely one of the best festivals that I have attended! Fernando did a remarkable job! He definitely made the event about the filmmakers!!! Very intimate as well as extremely informative!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    July 2019
  • Jerry Ice

    I'm honored to have my script, Indian Billy Ice, selected as Best Screenplay-Drama. Your awards is the 40th for this script since August 2018. A true story is a true story no matter if revionist attempt to replace it with a myth.
    Thanks again to the judges for their courage.

    July 2019