Deadline Approaching: Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival

The 16th Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival is accepting submissions until June 15, 2012 for its upcoming festival to be held in Hollywood from August 16-21, 2012.

One of the most prominent Latino International Film Festivals in the USA, the festival promotes the richness and diversity of Latin Cinema by showcasing films from the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal. LALIFF celebrates the work of existing and emerging Latino talent while creating a bridge between filmmakers and the film industry in Hollywood.  LALIFF serves as a catalyst for the promotion and distribution of Latino films.
 
LALIFF presents feature films, documentaries, shorts and special screenings. The films showcase a wide variety of themes by Latino filmmakers, producers, writers and actors, as well as movies that depict Latino culture.  It is a competitive festival with prizes and a venue where filmmakers come together with Industry Executives, Latino and general audiences.  LALIFF also offers industry panels, workshops, networking receptions, educational programs, and hosts some of the best Galas in Hollywood.  We hope you will join us in August!
 
The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival is a qualifying festival for the Narrative and Animated Short Film categories of the Academy Awards.
 
Final Submission Deadline: June 15, 2012
Submission form online: www.latinofilm.org