OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.
|Feature Films U.S. & International
|Narrative Feature films of any genre that are over 50 minutes in length.
|Documentary Films U.S. & International
|Documentary features over 50 minutes in length. (Documentaries under 50 minutes should be submitted in the Short Films category)
|Short Films U.S. & International
|Short films and Documentary films of any genre, form, or category as long as they are under 50 minutes in length.
|Films that meet at least one of the following categories:
(1) Filmed in the State of Nevada.
(2) Are about the history and culture of Nevada or Las Vegas.
(3) Key cast or crew (director, producer, screenwriter, lead actors) from Nevada.
|Short films written, directed or produced by student filmmakers.
|Short and feature length animations, narrative and experimental of any genre.
|Wildcards "Experimental films"
|Experimental films including art installations, shorts and features. Non-narrative and non-documentary works of any runtime.
|Awards are given for the top three best screenplays in competition for feature length screenplays, over 75 pages in length. Official Finalists and Honorable Mentions are selected as well.
|A filmed rendition of a recorded song or musical composition of any form.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Las Vegas Film Festival is a celebration of cultural discovery, cinema mysticism, community and adventure, connecting industry professionals with the independent filmmakers from all around the world. Our goal each year is to enlighten and entertain thousands of film festival attendees and offer a creative outlet to passionate independent storytellers.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
This is the 7th annual Las Vegas Film Festival, a celebration of the spirit of independent storytelling. Offering a boutique festival experience unique to the atmosphere of Las Vegas. For up to date festival information visit our website at LVFilmFest.com
DATE & VENUE
July 30th to August 3rd
Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, thelvh.com
Downtown Las Vegas
AWARDS AND CASH PRIZES
Each year the Las Vegas Film Festival appoints industry professionals as the official Jury to select the winners for each categories to celebrate achievements in outstanding filmmaking.
Industry certificates & goods
Grand Jury Award
Special Jury Awards
Best Feature Screenplay
Best Short Screenplay
Best Art Directing
Best Supporting Actor/Actress
Best Short Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Nevada Film
Best Music Video
Best Animated Film
Best Student Film Drama
Best Student Film Comedy
Best Student Film Screenplay
Best Experimental Film
; Voula Konstantarakis (Event Manager)
; West McDowell (Program Director)
Screeners must be clearly labeled with title of film and contact information.
All foreign entries should be clearly marked on the package as "No Commercial Value - For Cultural Purposes Only"
Screeners will not be returned unless a prepaid envelope is provided with the submission.
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.
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.
Exceptions to the festival regulations must be authorized by one of the Festival Directors.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I have read, understood and complied with all eligibility requirements of the categories for which I would like this film to be considered and am duly authorized to submit this film.