The 20th Annual FirstGlance Los Angeles Film Festival is Open!

Celebrating and exhibiting the best indie films from across the globe since 2000! Be a part of the longest running indie film festival in Los Angeles.

All 1st time US Short Filmmakers are eligible for a $1000 Cash Prize from our partners Papaya Films, plus Filmmaker screening incentives at the Film Fest and the BEST social media marketing of any film festival on EARTH! Every Selection receives over $150 in perks!

CALL FOR ENTRIES OPEN Next Deadline October 20th

Open to professional, student, first-time and indie filmmakers both locally and from across the globe, the 20th Annual FirstGlance Los Angeles Film Festival, celebrates the best in indie film making in the heart of the industry.

Over 25 nominating categories chosen by a committee of professional filmmakers and FirstGlance Alumni, plus Audience Choice Awards presented to the top selections at our Live awards presentation at the conclusion of the festival.

Categories include Feature Film, Feature Documentary, Short Documentary, Short Films, Animated Shorts, Shorts Too, Student Shorts, Music Videos, Web Series Pilots and Original trailers.

FirstGlance Film Fests have been named 5 times as “1 of the 25 Best Film Festival Investments” and “Top 25 Film Festivals” and “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” in Moviemaker Magazine and “One of the top 25 indie film friendly businesses in the world”. And One of the Top Rated Film Festivals on FilmFreeway!

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 98% of feature films screened acquiring limited theatrical and VOD distribution and one of the Top 100 Best Rated Film Festivals on FilmFreeway!

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