We are proud to announce our 2016 Official Selections, a record 62 films to be screened at our 19th Annual festival. Congratulations to all the filmmakers, and thank you to everyone who submitted a film. We are very excited to share this year's selections and all the film artists involved in these projects.
PLAYHOUSE WEST FILM FESTIVAL MISSION The Playhouse West Film Festival is sponsored by the Playhouse West Film Foundation, a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization dedicated to the inspiration, education and development of motion picture and theater artists of independent vision, and to the exhibition of their work. By sponsoring programs such as the Playhouse West Film Festival, we can also educate the public about the art of filmmaking, and introduce them to the work of aspiring new film artists of the future.
THE PLAYHOUSE WEST FILM FESTIVAL The Playhouse West Film Festival is becoming well-known as one of the most positive, filmmaker-friendly festivals in the country. Each year we hear more and more from filmmakers that our festival has been their favorite. From our well organized, run-on-time format, to our unique Q&A’s after each screening block, giving filmmakers a platform to discuss their films at length with our audience, we take great pride in making our festival a fantastic experience for filmmakers.