Laughlin International Film Festival
October 16-19, 2014
Laughlin, Nevada


The 3rd Annual Laughlin International Film Festival proudly announces our call for entries in ALL LIFF competitive film categories for the 2014 Film Festival Competition. LIFF is an exciting, prestigious and memorable event that operates as an annual platform for U.S. and International Filmmakers to showcase their work, network with fellow filmmakers and enjoy the Casinos and unique attractions in Laughlin, Nevada. Films of all genres and lengths are screened in state-of-the-art digital movie theaters in the heart of Laughlin over our four-day event in Mid-October. In conjunction with non-stop film screenings, LIFF offers various filmmaker workshops, panel discussions, social networking events and after-parties at sponsoring Casinos. Laughlin is a centrally located destination for Filmmakers, Film Enthusiasts and Industry Sponsors of all types, near and far. Only a few hours drive from Hollywood, San Diego, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tucson, Sedona and the Grand Canyon, LIFF is a great way to get the cast & crew back together for an exciting and memorable weekend road-trip to Laughlin, NV. In it’s first two years, Laughlin has screened over 185 films and has drawn Filmmakers to attend from as far away as the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Antarctica & Brazil.




The Laughlin International Film Festival is very proud and happy to announce Moviola.com has joined Team LIFF as an event sponsor and will be providing all 2014 Film Submissions with one FREE 30 DAY PRO MEMBERSHIP to their Educational Film website www.Moviola.com! - A Pro Membership gives you access to Moviola’s Learning Library. With over 100+ professional contributors and 1000+ unique videos, Moviola’s learning library is a large growing resource focused solely on the art of filmmaking. Film Tools, Seminars and all the Film Fundamentals are included in this great offer! – a big Thank You to www.Moviola.com!

See our FILM PAGE for more details and Submission guidelines!


LIFF 2014 Submission Deadlines & Fees:


REGULAR DEADLINE – MARCH 29, 2014 - $30.00

LATE DEADLINE - MAY 3, 2014 - $35.00

WAB EXTENDED DEADLINE - JUNE 28th, 2014 - $40.00







The LIFF Board of Directors, Film Committee and Advisory Board strive to attract impressive and unique Independent Cinema from all around the World to showcase at the annual festival in Laughlin. LIFF encourages Filmmakers of all skill levels & backgrounds to submit their work into the festival competition. Supporting young and student filmmakers, LIFF designates special categories for ‘Youth’ & ‘University’ filmmakers to enter their work in.

Thank you for your support & interest in the Laughlin International Film Festival. All Submission information, materials & links can be found on the Film Page. Happy Submitting!



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Welcome To Laughlin - Home of Laughlin International Film Festival

The Laughlin International Film Festival takes place at various Casino Resorts and works with local Businesses to create a fun and memorable experience for any visitor or participant.


The Aquarius

Aquarius Hotel

The Tropicana

Tropicana Hotel

Visit the “HOTELS” Tab to view our hosting Resort’s room rates as well as discount codes for festival guests. Please email info@Laughlinfilmfestival.com for details on reserving a private ‘Filmmaker Suite’ designed to host larger film cast and crew groups.



Our goal at LIFF is to create an exciting, professional and prestigious event that operates as a platform for U.S. and International filmmakers to showcase their films, network with fellow filmmakers and enjoy the casinos and attractions of Laughlin, Nevada. LIFF’s Third Annual event will offer the residents of Laughlin and Bullhead City, AZ the opportunity to experience cinema from a wide range of genres and topics, including a special "LIFF Picks" showcase made up of non-competitive films selected by the Festival Committee. Films will play in 3 state-of-the-art movie theaters at the Laughlin Stadium 9 Cinemas in the heart of Laughlin. The Event’s Film Screenings span over four days, in conjunction with networking social events, filmmaker workshops & panels. The 2014 Film Festival will be kicked off with the Thursday afternoon Champagne reception Gala, Thursday night opening Red Carpet arrivals and Film Screening w/ filmmaker Q&A, followed by a sponsored after party at Casa Serrano. Social events throughout the weekend include: LIFF’s Halloween Cosmic Bowl and October-Fest on Friday night, Saturday Filmmaker Workshops, Awards Ceremony & After party and a Sunday Breakfast & Filmmaker Panel…

LIFF’s primary focus is to attract passionate filmmakers and Artists with quality works from all around the world to participate in our annual film festival competition. We aim to provide the Laughlin community with not only great films, but also with memorable experiences with filmmakers and Industry professionals from out of town. LIFF will offer beneficial filmmaker workshops and panels conducted by filmmakers currently working in the industry whose work may be featured and highlighted at the Festival.

The Laughlin International Film Festival is a production of:
Laughlin Film Festival, LLC
Magic Hourglass Entertainment
Davidson Productions, LLC
Ermar Enterprises

The Laughlin International Film Festival supports the Local Boys and Girls Club of the Colorado River and is currently working to become a non-profit organization. To further encourage young future filmmakers, LIFF is working closely with the local City of Bullhead's Accelerated Learning Center and also is an active supporter of the Tri-State Spring Youth Film Festival. LIFF also offers a special “Youth” Film category just for High School (18 and under) students and younger filmmakers. A unique Youth Film Workshop is held on Friday afternoon including a corresponding Film Screening and LIFF’s Halloween Cosmic Bowling Party.



  • Become a festival Volunteer and help coordinate on-site festival events as well promote festival activities.
  • To become a volunteer please e-mail your contact information to: Info@Laughlinfilmfestival.com


  • Join the LIFF Team by becoming a sponsor of the festival and receive business advertisements on festival materials and website, free festival passes and more…. See our “SPONSOR” tab for all sponsorship details.
  • For sponsorship inquiries, please email: Finance@laughlinfilmfestival.com


  • Spread the word to your filmmaker friends and encourage film submissions of films you really enjoy. Help promote the 2014 Laughlin International Film Festival to filmmakers, film lovers and friends all around the world. Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter!


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October 16th - 19th, 2014

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