Film Invasion L.A.

1st edition

Aug 25 - Sep 01, 2021
Sherman Oaks, United States

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Documentary, Narrative fiction
Film length Full length, Short

Mission / description Film Invasion L.A. is a film festival that brings the work of great filmmakers together and injects them into the heart of Los Angeles. Founded by industry veterans who have spent more than two decades regularly visiting the great film festivals of the world, Film Invasion L.A. looks to discover new talent and give great filmmakers an opportunity to shine.

These industry professionals have joined the Film Invasion Los Angeles board.

Ram Bergman : Producer (Star Wars Episode VIII, Don Jon, Looper, Brick)
Mike Flanagan : Director (Oculus, Hush, Before I Wake, Ouija 2)
Jonathan Stern : Producer (Children's Hospital, Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later)
Shannon Makhanian : Casting Director (The Brothers Bloom, Unknown, Mysterious Skin)
Dan Mirvish : Producer/Director (co-founder of the Slamdance Film Festival)
Glen Reynolds : Producer/Manager (Conversations with Other Women, Night Train)
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Class Founded: 2016
Festival category: D (local player)
Dates Open call: Jan 01, 2016

Early bird deadline: May 26, 2016
Regular deadline: Jun 23, 2016
Late deadline: Jul 14, 2016

Notification date: Aug 04, 2016

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Fees Fees range from 40.00 to 60.00 USD . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
Other prizes: Grand Jury Prizes
General rules Categories:

Feature Length Films (narrative & documentary): run time over 45 minutes in length

Short film (narrative & documentary): run time of 45 minutes or less.

Screenplays: no page minimum or maximum, standard format and standard title page recommended.


Film entries must be sent on DVD or via online digital submission of DVD quality or better.

Script entries must be uploaded as PDF or Final Draft files.

The director and/or producer of each project are welcome to be part of a Q&A session immediately following their screening. Cast are also welcome to participate.

Participants agree that their project and material related to their project may be used and/or published in the Film Invasion L.A. program, website and for promotional purposes related to Film Invasion L.A.

Copies of movies, scripts and promotional materials submitted to Film Invasion L.A. are not required to be returned to their owner.

If selected, all commercial/private property including all trademark/copyrighted materials shown or recorded on the project is the responsibility of the filmmaker. Film Invasion L.A. does not take responsibility for any infringement of copywritten materials.

The cost of delivery and pick-up of all materials is the responsibility of the filmmakers.

Rules are subject to change at any time without prior notice.