OPEN SUBMISSIONS – RULES & REGULATIONS

Submissions for 2018 are closed.

We are accepting submissions for LJIFFF 2019.

The easiest way to submit is to send the URL of your film to:

submissions@LJIFFF.com

There is NO CHARGE or FEES to submit your film(s). The submission deadline for next year’s festival is May 29, 2019.

This year, the 9th La Jolla was held July 19-21, 2018

Please keep the following in mind for your film(s):

  • Film(s) must have a fashion: theme, major element(s), or sponsorship.
  • Films between 1 and 15 minutes are eligible for IFFA Awards.
  • Films 20 minutes to feature length are eligible for special screenings and individual awards.
  • Can be available in either standard or high definition formats URLs, DVDs, thumbdrive, or FTP are acceptable for submission
  • Must own or have rights to the copyright of material submitted.
  • Have access to releases for the talent and music used.
  • Provide a short bio of the person submitting.
  • Briefly explain the film’s backstory: why, when, how, who, where.

 

Because all LJFFF Official Selection films are automatically considered for the International Fashion Film Awards™ we need a complete listing of the names of the creative people who worked on the film.

Physical storage devices will not be sent back.

If accepted, submission imagery, including film, stills, and clips, you agree will be available for use in the Festival’s various promotional activities and showcases worldwide.

Films are screened as a “one-off” in La Jolla. If your film is determined to be eligible for distribution, you will be notified and have the option of signing a separate distribution agreement at that time.

La Jolla Open Submission Eligibility Guidelines

  • Films must have premiered in the 18 months previous to La Jolla Festival.
    Films that have appeared in film festivals outside their country of origin, before appearing in La Jolla, are not eligible.
    Films produced in the United States must be a film festival premiere for La Jolla.
    World premiere films are given priority in La Jolla’s program scheduling.
    Films that have received awards at other film festivals are not eligible for nomination at La Jolla.

La Jolla is a celebration of films and their filmmakers, therefore we give priority to films with attending directors. Kindly let us know if you are planning on joining us.

The Process

  1. A film becomes an “Official Selection” and is put into one of the four screening programs at La Jolla.
  2. If Nominated, it becomes eligible to be voted on by our jury.
  3. Nominated films are voted on by our international jury to win one or more of the coveted IFFA Awards.

 

Questions are welcome!

Please include all your contact information.

Email:

Festival Producer Fred Sweet at: fredsweet@LJFFF.com

Mail to:

LJFFF 438 Camino Del Rio S. #116, San Diego CA, 92108.

 

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