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Lureen Wu and

“The Las Vegas Asian Film Awards”

Join Award-Winning Filmmaker and Writer Lureen Wu and honorable judge, director Roger Christiansen ("Friends," "Hannah Montana," "Tango Down") as they bring you a selection of pure Asian Cinema for Screenings and Awards from


July 28 - August 1st, 2021, in Las Vegas 

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     The situation surrounding COVID-19 has caused a lot of pain in the film and entertainment industries, and no group has been affected more than Asian Filmmakers, Writers, and Creators. The Las Vegas Asian Film Awards is a hub and a platform for Asian filmmakers to have their works seen and their voices heard.Las Vegas Asian Film Awards (LVAFA) is an independent festival that resides beneath the umbrella of AOF MegaFest, which is in its 17th year. LVAFA will run concurrently with the AOF MEGAFEST, the largest film event of its kind in the world. Held in Las Vegas at the Premiere Theaters and Locations, the show regularly exceeds 20,000 guests and attendees.

     The networking opportunities are literally like no other in the world, where 15 diverse festival directors and their festivals have come together to support each other and their filmmakers by offering a wide variety of industry guests, seminar speakers, and panelists.
About the festival director:

     Lureen Wu was born and raised in Shanghai, China. She worked as a TV director in Shanghai for years, including TV documentaries, TV commercials, celebrity talk shows, and music videos. Early in her career in Shanghai, Lureen worked with the Emmy Award-winning television interviewer, Nancy Merrill, in the English talk show "Nancy Merrill: Minds of Millionaires" on the international channel of Shanghai TV Station(SMG) and CCTV NEWS.

After moving to the United States, Lureen continued pursuing her career in film. She worked with filmmakers who are parts of some best-known movies and TV shows such as Friends, Les Misérables(2012), The Big Bang Theory, Saw, Sex and The City, Iron Man 2, Grey's Anatomy, The Princess Diaries, Stranger Things, Game of Thrones......
     Our Festival is open to ALL Asian filmmakers, talents, and writers in all genres and lengths. To Enter for Competition, your film or Project must have a writer, producer, talent, or director of Asian descent to be eligible for awards.

All the works submitted in foreign languages MUST have English subtitles.

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FOR FILM, VIDEO, ANIMATION, DOC, EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC VIDEO, PODCASTS / SOCIAL MESSAGE

SHORTS ETC
 

FILM & VIDEO     Deadlines & Fees:

Earlybird Deadline April 25, 2021

Feature Films - $60

Feature Foreign Films - $60  /  Short Films - $40

Feature Documentaries - $60  /  Short Documentaries - $40

TV Pilots - $50  /  Web Series Episodes - $30

Music Videos - $30  /  Student Films - $25

LGBTQ Feature Films - $60  /  LGBTQ Short Films - $40

Horror/Sci-Fi Feature Films - $60

Horror/Sci-Fi Short Films - $40

 
Regular Deadline May 31, 2021

Feature Films - $65

Feature Foreign Films - $65  /  Short Films - $45

Feature Documentaries - $65  /  Short Documentaries - $45

TV Pilots - $55  /  Web Series Episodes - $35

Music Videos - $35  /  Student Films - $25

LGBTQ Feature Films - $65  /  LGBTQ Short Films - $45

Horror/Sci-Fi Feature Films - $65

Horror/Sci-Fi Short Films - $45

Extended Deadline July 2, 2021

Feature Films - $70

Feature Foreign Films - $70  /  Short Films - $50

Feature Documentaries - $70  /  Short Documentaries - $50

TV Pilots - $60  /  Web Series Episodes - $40

Music Videos - $40  /  Student Films - $25

LGBTQ Feature Films - $70  /  LGBTQ Short Films - $50

Horror/Sci-Fi Feature Films - $70

Horror/Sci-Fi Short Films - $50

 

WRITTEN WORD

Earlybird Deadline April 25, 2021

Feature Screenplay - $50

TV Pilot Screenplay - $40

Short Screenplay - $30

Web Series Screenplay - $30

Regular Deadline May 31, 2021

Feature Screenplay - $55

TV Pilot Screenplay - $45

Short Screenplay - $35

Web Series Screenplay - $35

Extended Deadline July 2, 2021

Feature Screenplay - $60

TV Pilot Screenplay - $50

Short Screenplay - $40

Web Series Screenplay - $40

SUBMISSION DEADLINES
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In English

In Chinese

EVENT SCHEDULE AND LOCATION

Schedule

SCREENINGS:
July 26-30, 2021  12 pm to 12 am​

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Seminars

Seminars
July 26-30  11am to 4pm

Awards

Award Shows:
Sat. July 30, 2021   6pm  Shorts
Sat  July 30, 2021   9pm  Feature

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Galaxy Blvd. Theaters 3680 S Maryland Pkwy Space #385, Las Vegas, NV 89169