LOS ANGELES 2016 CALL FOR ENTRIES
OPENS SEPTEMBER 2015
Submit your Feature or Short Narrative, Feature or Short Documentary, Web Series Pilot, Music Video, Animation, Trailer, 3D film, and student directed films to Los Angeles’s longest running truly indie film festival.
Open to filmmakers across the globe and nearby star systems, the 16th Annual FirstGlance Film Fest Los Angeles screens professional, first time, student, national and international filmmakers, celebrating the best in genre indie film making.
The 16th Annual FirstGlance Film Fest Los Angeles, comes to REGAL CINEMAS LA LIVE APRIL 2016
(with THX sound, 4K Digital Projection and 3D capable with Stadium Seating)
(Local and International: Live Action and Animation accepted in every category)
Feature Film (over 60 min.)
Feature Documentary (over 60 min.)
Short Film (under 60 min.)
Shorts Too (under 10 min.)
Short Documentary (under 60 min.)
Student Shorts (under 20min.)
Music Videos (under 7 min.)
Web Series Pilots (under 15 min.)
3D Films (Studio/Independent)
Trailers (under 5 mins) (EXCLUSIVE TO FILMFREEWAY)
Along with our festivals, FirstGlance offers a number of short films not programmed at our festival, the opportunity to be part of the longest running Short Online Contest, where the winning film wins over $2500 in prizes and the opportunity to premiere at our next event!
FirstGlance Film Fests have been named 5 times as “1 of the 25 Best Film Festival Investments” in Moviemaker Magazine and “One of the top 25 indie film friendly businesses in the world”. FirstGlance continues to champion indie filmmakers from around the world, making FirstGlance Film Fests, the longest running and most notable independent international film fests in North America with 95% of feature films screened acquiring limited theatrical and VOD distribution.
FirstGlance awards over $100,000 in prizes and giveaways annually and offers distribution opportunities to all our Official Selections.
FirstGlance Film Festivals are the longest running international bi-coastal indie film festivals in the United States. FirstGlance has theatrically screened over 1500 films to over 120,000 attendees and has the most active Short Online Contest, having screened over 500 short films to over 100,000 online viewers and voters over the past 7 years.
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