Submissions for 2017 Now Open: How to Submit Your Film

The Long Beach Indie international Film Festival is recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Film Festivals worldwide at FilmFreeway.


Location! Location! Location!

Screenings take place at the beautiful Cinemark at the Pike Theaters (all reclining seats). Other official venues include the Long Beach Hilton and a host of other high-end downtown and waterfront venues. The Pacific Ocean is literally a five-minute walk from the theaters.

More than Just a Film Festival

Long Beach Indie is a five-day international entertainment experience that includes the LBI International Film Festival, the LBI Film, Digital Media, and Music Conference, and the LBI College and Career Fair exposing urban youth to careers in arts, entertainment, and digital media.

New for 2017! The Long Beach Indie International Film Market

In 2017 Long Beach Indie will debut the LBI International Film Market linking film and television producers with global financiers and distributors.

Diverse Films and Filmmakers of All
Backgrounds Welcome  

Long Beach Indie is looking for films, television pilots, web series, and music videos of any theme or content.

In addition to our general call for films, we are also issuing a special call to female directors and films offering progressive and balanced narratives of women, young men of color, seniors, and the LGBTQ community.

Other topics of interest include:

• Spanish Language
• Faith, Spirituality, and Religion
• Music and the Arts

Submit now at the official Long Beach Indie International Film Festival portal at FilmFreeway