3rd Annual

Cinema Los Angeles

December 09, 2017 to December 09, 2017

International
Film
Video
Short
Feature
Competition
Film Market
Submit Online
Festival's Headquarters: 180 Promenade Way Westlake Village, CA 91362
Festival's Event: 6476 Santa Monica Blvd Hollywood, CA
Los Angeles CA 90038
USA
Phone: +1-917-507-4889
usacinemala@gmail.com
http://cinemalosangeles.com/

SPECIAL SUBMISSIONS ONLY • Final deadlines have passed. If you have a deadline waiver or special instructions from the event, select a Category of Entry to continue.

Feature
Any feature film over 60 min. can be considered to this category.
Short
Any film under 60 min. can be considered to this category.
Screenplay
Any Screenplay or Teleplay can be considered to this category.
Documentary - any duration
Any Documentary can be considered to this category.
Education Film - any duration
Any Education Film can be considered to this Category.
Student Film - any duration
Any Student Film can be considered to this Category.
Children's Film - any duration
Any Children's Film can be considered to this Category.
Music Film - any duration
Any Music Film can be considered to this Category.
Experimental - any duration
Any Experimental can be considered to this Category.
Music Video - any duration
Any Music Video can be considered to this Category.
Television - any duration
Any Television Film can be considered to this Category.
Web/New Media - any duration
Any Web/New Media can be considered to this Category.
Stage Play - any duration
Any Stage Play can be considered to this Category.
Trailer
Any Trailer can be considered to this Category.
USA Films - any duration
Any USA Film can be considered to this Category.
Asian Film - any duration
Asian Film can be considered to this Category.
Short Film - from 1 min to 75 min
Any Short Film can be considered to this Category.
African Film - any duration
African Film can be considered to this Category.
Australian Film - any duration
Australia Film can be considered to this Category.
South American Film - any duration
South American Film can be considered to this Category.
Central American Film - any duration
Central American Film can be considered to this Category.
Russian Film - any duration
Russian Film can be considered to this Category.
Drama Film - any duration
Drama Film can be considered to this Category.
Action Film - any duration
Action Film can be considered to this Category.
Horror Film - any duration
Horror Film can be considered to this Category.
Female Film - any duration
Female Film can be considered to this Category.
History Film - any duration
History Film can be considered to this Category.
Animation Film - any duration
Animation Film - any duration

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

Note: For getting Fee Waivers - please contact us: usacinemala@gmail.com

Cinema Los Angeles is a Film Festival which annually take place in central Los Angeles.
The main goal of Cinema Los Angeles is to present the most exciting and inspiring new works on film being made today.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

And equally, to promote an understanding and appreciation of the world through moving pictures.

We currently offer Awards for:
- Best Film
- Best Director
- Best Screenplay
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
- Best UK Feature
- Best Documentary Feature
- Discovery Award
- Best Short
- Best UK Short
- Best Music Video

ORGANIZERS

Rocelyn Albano (Festival Coordinator); Rocelyn Albano (Festival Coordinator)

GENERAL RULES

Rules & Terms

1. Submission Deadlines
Follow the Deadlines on the Withoutabox submission page.
Early entry is encouraged but in no way guarantees acceptance.

2. Submission Format
Films must be submitted via online screener through WAB.

3. Submission Eligibility
- There is no premiere policy for short films and music videos.
- Works-in-progress and films with distribution are accepted.

4. Premiere Status
- There is no Premiere policy for short films and music videos, they may have screened at other Festivals and/or online.

5. Submission Fee
All submissions for Cinema Los Angeles are to be paid by credit card. The submission fee is non-refundable.

6. Shipping
All shipping and postage costs for the submission package and, if the film is selected for the Festival, for all DVDs and additional materials sent to and returned from Cinema Los Angeles must be borne by the submitting party. Cinema Los Angeles will not accept Cash On Delivery shipments. Cinema Los Angeles will not absorb any fees incurred in USA customs. All charges must be pre-paid. Cinema Los Angeles will not accept submissions if customs and delivery fees have not been paid by the submitting party.

Submission packages from outside the USA must be labeled 'Trade Sample' on any customs label and, for customs purposes, must be given a value of no more than US$10.

7. Selection of Films
Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:
- Quality of narrative and production values
- Independent nature of the production

8. Notification
Successful submissions will receive an online Filmmaker Festival Pack that will include important information on shipping the DCP to the Festival, press and publicity, guest accreditation, contact information and how to make the most of participating in the Festival.

9. Festival Screenings
Selected films MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened at the Cinema Los Angeles, as well as a back-up Blu-ray. The film title MUST be clearly labeled on the DCP and Blu-ray.

Blu-ray will be used as back-up only. Please clearly label whether your film is PAL or NTSC. Our facilities do NOT support DVD, tape, 35mm, Super 16mm, 8mm or double-head formats.

A selected DCP must be received at Cinema Los Angeles no later than 30 days prior to its scheduled screening date.

Our partner cinema uses pin sharp Sony 4K Digital Cinema projection, making DCP screenings look incredible. Cinema Los Angeles aspires to provide the best quality projection possible but will not be held liable for any failure in the technical quality of the projection, nor will fees be refunded in any such case. Cinema Los Angeles assumes that the submitting party or filmmaker(s) or entrant(s) or print source company has insured for damage and loss of the festival DCP.

10. Scheduling
Screenings are scheduled during the Festival at the discretion of Cinema Los Angeles. Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the published schedule, USA reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. Festival will not be liable for any costs claimed as a result of a change in scheduling.

No film may be withdrawn from the festival program after its selection.

11. Festival Awards
Jury prizes for Feature Films: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, Discovery Awards, Best USA Film.

Jury prizes for Short Films: Best Short, Best UK Short.

If shortlisted for a Jury prize, additional preview copies of the film must be provided or authorised by the submitting party if requested by Cinema Los Angeles.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Rules & Terms

1. Submission Deadlines
Follow the Deadlines on the Withoutabox submission page.
Early entry is encouraged but in no way guarantees acceptance.

2. Submission Format
Films must be submitted via online screener through WAB.

3. Submission Eligibility
- There is no premiere policy for short films and music videos.
- Works-in-progress and films with distribution are accepted.

4. Premiere Status
- There is no Premiere policy for short films and music videos, they may have screened at other Festivals and/or online.

5. Submission Fee
All submissions for Cinema Los Angeles are to be paid by credit card. The submission fee is non-refundable.

6. Shipping
All shipping and postage costs for the submission package and, if the film is selected for the Festival, for all DVDs and additional materials sent to and returned from Cinema Los Angeles must be borne by the submitting party. Cinema Los Angeles will not accept Cash On Delivery shipments. Cinema Los Angeles will not absorb any fees incurred in USA customs. All charges must be pre-paid. Cinema Los Angeles will not accept submissions if customs and delivery fees have not been paid by the submitting party.

Submission packages from outside the USA must be labeled 'Trade Sample' on any customs label and, for customs purposes, must be given a value of no more than US$10.

7. Selection of Films
Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:
- Quality of narrative and production values
- Independent nature of the production

8. Notification
Successful submissions will receive an online Filmmaker Festival Pack that will include important information on shipping the DCP to the Festival, press and publicity, guest accreditation, contact information and how to make the most of participating in the Festival.

9. Festival Screenings
Selected films MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened at the Cinema Los Angeles, as well as a back-up Blu-ray. The film title MUST be clearly labeled on the DCP and Blu-ray.

Blu-ray will be used as back-up only. Please clearly label whether your film is PAL or NTSC. Our facilities do NOT support DVD, tape, 35mm, Super 16mm, 8mm or double-head formats.

A selected DCP must be received at Cinema Los Angeles no later than 30 days prior to its scheduled screening date.

Our partner cinema uses pin sharp Sony 4K Digital Cinema projection, making DCP screenings look incredible. Cinema Los Angeles aspires to provide the best quality projection possible but will not be held liable for any failure in the technical quality of the projection, nor will fees be refunded in any such case. Cinema Los Angeles assumes that the submitting party or filmmaker(s) or entrant(s) or print source company has insured for damage and loss of the festival DCP.

10. Scheduling
Screenings are scheduled during the Festival at the discretion of Cinema Los Angeles. Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the published schedule, USA reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. Festival will not be liable for any costs claimed as a result of a change in scheduling.

No film may be withdrawn from the festival program after its selection.

11. Festival Awards
Jury prizes for Feature Films: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, Discovery Awards, Best USA Film.

Jury prizes for Short Films: Best Short, Best UK Short.

If shortlisted for a Jury prize, additional preview copies of the film must be provided or authorised by the submitting party if requested by Cinema Los Angeles.