Call for LAAPFF 2017 Entries Announced

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Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival




ATTENTION FILMMAKERS! Have you made a feature-length or short film? Are you anxious to share your work with an enthusiastic audience hungry for stories by and about Asians and Asian American & Pacific Islanders? Then SUBMIT your film or mediawork to the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Southern California’s leading showcase for new Asian Pacific American and Asian international cinema. Since 1983, the Film Festival has provided a crucial launching point for the discovery and sustained support of Asian Pacific independent filmmakers and media artists from around the globe.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS OPEN: Friday, August 12, 2016 at 5 p.m. PST

EARLY DEADLINE: RECEIVED by Friday, October 21, 2016, at 5 p.m. PST  |  $25 entry fee

FINAL DEADLINE: RECEIVED by Friday, November 25, 2016, at 5 p.m. PST |  $35 entry fee

WITHOUTABOX and FILMFREEWAY EXTENDED DEADLINE: RECEIVED by Monday, January 2, 2017, at 5 p.m. PST  |  $55 entry fee

Visual Communications Members at the Filmmaker level submit for free! Limit one waiver per member. Find out more about Visual Communications Membership here. Additionally, WAB members are eligible for a $5 discount for entry fees over $30.

Read about eligibility, required materials and other details here.

Read about the Film Festival’s juried competition and audience awards here.

Read some frequently asked questions regarding film submissions here.

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