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La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival is the First International Fashion Film Festival Founded in North America.


World’s largest gathering of fashion filmmakers


The global marketplace for fashion film


Mission: Empower, Support, & Recognize The Individual Creative Professionals Who Make Up The Fashion Film Community Worldwide


We combine creativity, beauty, and fashion with the ability to make money – join us.


Known as the Cannes of fashion film, La Jolla will once again will be the market maker for distribution deals, director representation, and fashion film production houses.


Hundreds of fashion filmmakers from around the world will be in attendance, packing a theater of 500 seats to be enthralled by the top 1% of fashion films produced worldwide at the upcoming 5th year of LJIFFF.

From our neighbors in Hollywood to the fashion capitals of the world, we will come together once again to network, make deals, attend seminars & panels, screen films, go to press receptions, participate in After Parties, and win awards. The films that make it into the final program will represent some of the most brilliant and  creative directors in filmmaking today. Curated from the dynamic and the exploding world of fashion film, are a glimpse of what’s trending in the minds of the world’s top fashion houses, designers, and stylists interpreted through the lens of their filmmaking counterparts.

In 2013, in support of our mission to empower creative professionals worldwide, we introduced the International Fashion Film Awards (IFFAS) at La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival.


LJIFFF will once again have one of the largest international juries ever assembled, representing true global confirmation of excellence for it’s winners.


The La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival through it’s Official Selection, Nomination, and Awards will be exposing creative professionals worldwide to an all-star International Jury of experts, and global audience. A time tested way to ignite careers and expand opportunities.


“From now on the brilliant work done by makeup artists, hairstylists, art directors, editors, musicians, wardrobe stylists, writers, and others will have the opportunity to win awards. These awards are for the best in the world and cut across national boundaries and cultures. Thanks to the global reach of LJIFFF everyone is included no matter where on earth they live or work stated Festival Producer Fred Sweet” 


All creators in the fashion film industry are welcome to submit. 


In today’s economic environment highly skilled and creative individuals need to distinguish themselves in the marketplace. Creative professionals whose films are accepted for nomination can look forward to having their name, work, and film put into the Festival’s worldwide media coverage including press releases, websites, event activities, and many of our fashion media sponsors including magazines, blogs, and more.


The LJIFFF winners will be announced in theater on Saturday night July 26, 2014.


We are looking forward to receiving your film submissions.


Submissions for nomination are open in the following categories:


Best Picture – to producer

Best Director – to director

Best Cinematography – to cinematographer

Best Hairstyling – to hair stylist

Best Makeup – to makeup artist

Best Fashion – to wardrobe stylist or responsible party

Best Music – to musician

Best Message – to producer

Best Editing – to editor

Best Animated/Multi Media – to artist

Best Creative Concept – to producer or responsible party

Best Visual Effects – to special effects director

Best Art Direction – to art director

Best Actor in a Leading Role – to actor

Best Actress in a Leading Role – to actress


 Check the Submissions Page for how to submit your film


All events take place in and around La Jolla’s pristine coastline, parks, bays and famous Prospect Avenue, offering attendees a world-class seaside resort experience.


The LJIFFF is designed to showcase the best in fashion films within the context of their creators. This unique programming provides attendees with an opportunity for high levels of engagement and understanding with the directors and their films. Curated from the time and space of this evolving and emerging art movement, the films presented during the LJIFFF represent the classics and cutting-edge, the tense plots and art-based, the erotic and sobering, and, many more that defy definition.

The much sought after parties and receptions will give attendees the chance to meet and mingle on a more casual basis with top professionals, actors, models, and industry representatives.Fashion cinema is revolutionizing fashion marketing, and LJIFFF is at the cutting edge of it. The LJIFFF combines cinema, social media, and fashion into one of the world’s premiere digital fashion events. Ultimately, the goal is to go beyond previous digital barriers and limitations to create new digital distribution channels, networks and markets for the benefit of both the designers and consumer. Beauty, fashion, sensuality, storytelling – it’s all here. The fashion film art movement – it’s fresh, it’s new, it’s what happening now – be part of it!

For media inquiries, sponsorship opportunities, advanced ticket sales, volunteer positions and press accreditation, please contact La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival producer,Fred Sweet, at fredsweet@LJFFF.com

Red Carpet LJIFFF

LJFFF 2014 will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla

After Party — Barfly