Submit Your Film

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is excited to announce that submissions for the 2018 festival, which will be held from April 11–15, 2018, are officially open.

To begin the application process, please visit our page on either

Submit on Withoutabox OR  Submit with FilmFreeWay

Be sure to read the Submission Rules prior to submitting your film.

Early Bird Deadline – November 27, 2017
Shorts and Documentaries below 40 minutes: $35
Features and Documentaries above 40 minutes: $50

Final Deadline – January 10, 2018
Shorts and Documentaries below 40 minutes: $50
Features and Documentaries above 40 minutes: $65

A discount for student films is available on both Withoutabox and FilmFreeway. Please read the rules carefully for requirements on how to qualify for the student discount. Submission fees are also discounted by $5 if paying through a filmmaker package with Withoutabox. See their website for more details.

Films received after the final deadline will not be accepted.

All films must be officially submitted through Withoutabox or FilmFreeway via the links provided below. DVD submissions are no longer accepted.

All filmmakers will be notified via email by February 28, 2018.

We look forward to receiving your entry!

For programming questions, please contact IFFLA Programming Coordinator, Ritesh Mehta.

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