FirstGlance Film Fest Los Angeles

FirstGlance Film Fest Los Angeles
FirstGlance Films
PO Box 571105
Los Angeles, United States

Tel: 818-464-3544

2018, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Sun 31st Dec 17
Thu 8th Mar to Sun 11th Mar

2017, Finished
Thu 20th Apr to Sun 23rd Apr

Festival Overview

18th Annual FirstGlance Film Fest Los Angeles is open for entries!
Taking place March 8-11 2018 at Laemmle NoHo
Having produced 37 film festivals, FirstGlance has become a premiere event for indie filmmakers t screen, the festival is one of the top film festivals on Film Freeway and has a reputation of being the most filmmaker friendly event in North America, with the best social media and marketing of any film fest on earth.
FirstGlance has been named as one of the best film festival investments and the next "Slamdance"
We curate the best shorts, features and documentaries to exhibit to audiences in Los Angeles and online.


Best of Fest Award
The Best of Fest award wins prizes furnished by Sony Software, Entertainment Partners, Movie Magic, Red Giant, Boris FX, Glidecam, Video Blocks, Audio Blocks, Graphic Stock, The Takes, Jungle Software, Beachtek, ShotListerApp, MovieMagic, Funko Toys and more. Prizes are valued at over
Sponsor: Sony Software, Red Giant, Boris FX, Glidecam, Movie in a Box, Video Blocks, Audio Blocks, Graphic Stock, The Takes, Jungle Software, Beachtek, ShotListerApp, MovieMagic, Funko Toys
Value of Goods/Services: 50,000 U.S. Dollar

Shorts online contest winner receives over 2000.00 in prizes and a premiere screening at the next FirstGlance Film Festival!


Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Drama Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Martial Arts Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Noir Period Political Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Sport Spy Student Supernatural Thriller War Western Women

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Apply via Film Freeway

Known festival contacts Contacts
William Ostroff


Open to the public


Filmmakers from around the globe.
Student, First time, Professional filmmakers of any genre and length. We accept shorts, features, documentaries,animation, student shorts, music videos, web series pilots,3D films, national and international entries accepted in english or english subtitled.


DVD NTSC region 1 or 0 for prescreening purposes only.
Other formats for exhibition.


Entry Fees start at $25.00 in some categories during Early deadline period

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