10th Annual

INDIE FEST USA International Film Festival

October 20, 2016 to October 23, 2016

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10832 Stanford Avenue
Garden Grove CA 92840
USA
Phone: 714-251-6296
festival@indiefestusa.com
http://www.indiefestusa.com

OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Feature Film
Short Film
Documentary
Animation
Underground/Art
Underground or art films include pictures in motion, visual experimentation or expression.
Comedy
Student Short
This is for student submissions only
Student Feature
This is for student submissions only
Screenplay/Scripts
This category is for completed screenplays and scripts seeking possible pick up and exposure to filmmakers and industry
Music Video

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

Official selection filmmaker's who are present at the 2016 festival will compete for a chance to walk away with a Grand Prize of $50,000!

Submit now and if your film is selected you will become one of the filmmakers to compete for audience choice and judges choice awards in over 30 categories.

The mission of INDIE FEST USA is to advance the independent filmmaker and artists of motion pictures. To recognize outstanding achievements in independent motion pictures and the community, while provide filmmakers with a supportive, positive and enthusiastic audiences for their creative efforts.

The Indie Fest USA Int’l Film Festival, established in 2006, is an exciting and entertaining eclectic mix of exceptional independent films from the US and International filmmakers joined to provide an exciting and fun weekend for everyone.

Indie Fest USA is produced and operated by The Garden Grove Community Arts Society. Our mission is to further the arts and revive the arts in our schools and communities.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

INDIE FEST USA takes place on the Historic Main Street and Village Green Park of beautiful Garden Grove in Southern California!

The annual Indie Fest USA Int’l Film & Music Festival was established in 2006 is an exciting and entertaining eclectic mix of outstanding independent films from the US and International filmmakers and adding local and regional bands and solo artists in genres including rock, alt. rock, jazz, folk, cover and indie. To date we have screened over 2100 independent films from around the world, been attended by more than 2500 filmmakers and 19,000 film fans.

Add to this red carpet events, special guests and celebrities including Academy Award nominees and Golden Globe Winners, opening and closing night parties, daily seminars and socials plus networking galore.

Our unique non traditional mix of screening venues include the Short Film Showcase, the International Showcase and the Feature Film Showcases Plus we've added FREE film screenings in the Village Green Park and daily concerts and music competitions! This makes Indie Fest USA Int'l Film Festival more of a community and family oriented multi-faceted film arts and entertainment experience than just a film festival and an exciting showcase for independent films and filmmakers. Complementing this we add red carpet events, special guests and celebrities including Academy Award nominees and Golden Globe Winners, opening and closing night parties, daily seminars and socials plus networking galore.

Combined with our sponsors and supporters we proudly present a festival which has worked hard for our reputation of being truly filmmaker friendly and willing to do everything we can to promote and showcase great independent films. We are an nontraditional film festival at nontraditional yet fun and exciting venues. We spotlight you the filmmaker and writer.

ORGANIZERS

Donald Taylor (Festival Registrar)

GENERAL RULES

OFFICIAL INDIE FEST USA SUBMISSION RULES:

INDIE FEST USA takes place on the Historic Main Street and Village Green Park of beautiful Garden Grove in Southern California!

The annual Indie Fest USA Int’l Film & Music Festival was established in 2006 is an exciting and entertaining eclectic mix of outstanding independent films from the US and International filmmakers and adding local and regional bands and solo artists in genres including rock, alt. rock, jazz, folk, cover and indie. To date we have screened over 2100 films from around the world, been attended by more than 2500 filmmakers and 19,000 film fans.

INDIE FEST USA is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. 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 undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless INDIE FEST USA 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.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

INDIE FEST USA is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.

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 undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless INDIE FEST USA 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.