What we’re looking for?
Story-based films, which can be in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction), or animation.
By submitting your film, take note that:
- You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purpose.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
- The films will not be available online.
We do not accept:
1. Amateur videos
2. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations
3. Films involving politics / films promoting political agenda
4. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD)
Los Angeles Film Awards (LAFA) is a monthly film competition for filmmakers worldwide.
Our mission is to promote films, and to be another step up in the filmmakers' careers.
Each month, our Jury will award the best films through private screenings, and make a special interview with the winner of the Best Film of the Month award.
* All winners receive a free certificate (PDF file, ready for print).
See our new categories on FilmFreeway
Best Picture (film of the month)
Best Narrative Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Indie Feature
Best Indie Short
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Short
Best Crime Film
Best Fantasy Film
Best Mystery Film
Best Film Noir
Best Web Series
Best Music Video
Best Experimental Film
Best Inspirational Film
Best Original Screenplay
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Young Actor
Best Young Actress
Best Original Score
Best First Time Director
Best Student Film
Best Sound Design
Best Visual Effects
Best Original Story
Best Screenplay Feature
Best Screenplay Short