12th Annual

The Seal Beach Film Festival

July 25, 2018 to July 29, 2018

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P.O. Box 854
Seal Beach CA 90740
USA
Phone: 562-344-5483
sealbeachfilmfest@gmail.com
http://www.sealbeachfilmfest.com

DECISIONS ALREADY MADE • This event has already made decisions and notified submitters for the current cycle. Submissions are no longer being accepted.

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

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 The Seal Beach Film Festival is to promote the independent filmmaker and artists. 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 Seal Beach Film Festival mission is to further the film arts and revive the arts in our schools and communities.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Imagine warm sandy beaches in the Southern California sun and cool Pacific Ocean surf as the audience excitement grows plus meeting and mingling with fellow filmmakers, directors, actors, writers and celebrity guests. Reward yourself with special VIP access to all events.

Enjoy an exciting five days in one of Southern California’s most friendly cities. Revel in having an excited audience to see your film participate in the after screenings Q & A’s. Plus we give you direct access to promotional opportunities and photo events and the benefits of having your film, script or trailer showcased before a captive audience for five exciting days and don’t forget your Seal Beach Film Festival filmmaker celebrity swag bags, the opening night reception and the closing night “black tie optional” awards gala.

Relax while networking with fellow filmmakers, writers, actors and industry insiders or kick back and enjoy one of the several daily seminars or workshops while learning the tips and tricks from multi award winning filmmakers and seasoned industry professionals.

Participate in the Youth or Kid's film competition and judging or a hands on workshop. Sit back and listen to the live table readings of select finalist screenplays done in a radio show style.

Our festival team has over 45 combined years of film festival and film experience dedicated to producing an event that will rise among the best in the industry. Our programming team has proudly screened over 2,600 films and welcomed over 1,950 filmmakers to our film festivals and events in Southern California. The Seal Beach Film Festival is an IMDb Qualifying festival.

Seal Beach is a fantastic location for the festival. Come experience the charm, the great food and drink in the city that Forbes Magazine rated #4 "the friendliest city" in the United States!

ORGANIZERS

Donald Taylor (Festival Registrar)

GENERAL RULES

OFFICIAL INDIE FEST USA SUBMISSION RULES:

INDIE FEST USA takes place in beautiful Garden Grove in Southern California!

Indie Fest USA Int’l Film Festival was established in 2006 is an exciting and entertaining eclectic mix of outstanding independent films from the US and International filmmakers.

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.