We’re excited to announce that submissions are now open for IFFLA 2024!

Marking its 22nd anniversary, IFFLA 2024 will take place June 27-30 in Los Angeles. 

We’re inviting filmmakers to submit their short films for consideration for the IFFLA 2024 Shorts competition category.

Early Bird Deadline: Mon, March 11, 2024
Submission fee: $40
With Student discount: $30

Final Deadline: Sun, Mar 31, 2024
Submission fee: $50
With Student discount: $40

Please note: selections for the IFFLA 2024 Features category will be curated by invitation-only. 

Eligible in the Shorts category are:

  • Narrative, documentary or animated films, with a running time of less than 40 minutes
  • From India, the greater South Asian subcontinent and its diasporas (irrespective of theme)
  • By international filmmakers worldwide (with a prevalent South Asian focus)
  • Films with key creatives of South Asian descent (defined here as director, writer, producer, or lead cast) are also eligible
  • Films must have been completed in 2022 or later

Please be sure to read the complete Submission Rules and Terms prior to submitting your film.

To begin the application process, please visit our page on FilmFreeway.

For Programming questions, please contact IFFLA Programming Coordinator: Anna Li, ali@indianfilmfestival.org

We look forward to watching your work!

IFFLA Programming team