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THE 4TH ANNUAL DETECTIVE CRIME THRILLER FILM FESTIVAL THE CRIME STORY FEST

APRIL 08th-09th, 2022
Los Angeles, CA, US

A live-online film festival for fiction criminal films, detectives, criminal thrillers and films-noir.

PRESELECTED FILMS

WHAT WILL YOU RECEIVE?

Promote your film to genre fans. Selected films are promoting amongst the site members and social media followers.

 

We screen films in a private Live-Online Screening Room having up to 1500 online seats which you can comfortably attend online from all over the Globe. Learn more

 

No event has been delayed or canceled since 2016, even in the pandemia period!

 

All the selected films screen one by one according to the schedule, so the attendees watch films together and give instant replies directly in the Room. 

 

Directors can introduce their films live online to the audience. 

Direct live online communication with the event attendees. 

 

Attendees vote for their favorite films determining the Audience Award-Winning Film

 

Attendees can donate to filmmakers during the event.

 

You do not have to travel to attend the Event. Just follow the link we’ll send you to enter the screening room

 

Security against theft: The broadcast is conducted through Adobe Connect channels, the reliability of which has been verified by many customers, including the US Defense Department.

 

All the selected films receive laurels, the award-winning filmmakers receive the award signs, certificates, and laurels from the festival. 

 

Unique bonus systems and sales&distribution opportunities are available to the attendees and filmmakers. 

 

Enjoy a unique atmosphere during the event. Friendship and positive feelings only!

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SUBMISSION CATEGORIES:
Feature Crime/Detective/Thriller/Noir (51 min+)
Short Crime/Detective/Thriller/Noir (10-50 min)
Mini Crime/Detective/Thriller/Noir (up to 9 min)
Crime/Detective/Thriller/Noir Web Series
Best Director
THE LAST DEADLINE:
MARCH 07th, 2022
THE NOTIFICATION DATE:
MARCH 30th, 2022
THE EVENT DATES:
APRIL 08th-09th, 2022

SUBMISSION DETAILS:

The festival accepts all kinds of independent films according to the submission categories.

The festival does not give fee waivers.

The festival does not give refunds.

The film submission fee does not guarantee acceptance and no refund will be provided if your film is not selected.

If you wish to be eligible for multiple awards you have to submit to several categories.

All projects must be in English or have English subtitles.

The festival is not responsible for any copyright infringement of your material.

You give the festival permission to publish your images, posters, trailers, and parts of your film (no longer than 1 min) on the Festival’s website and/or social media pages for the promotional proposals.

All projects must have been completed on or after January 01st, 2015.

All projects must have cleared or licensed copyright materials

We are not held responsible for the content of your submissions

OUR ATTENDEES SAY

Thank you so much, to you and your team, for sharing such wonderful news- you’ve shone a very bright light on dark times! It’s an honor, please know much this means to us all

Yolanda Torres

Thank you very mucho for selecting our short film and for giving to our actress Gabriela the Best Actress Award in your festival. It’s such a honor for us and a great moment of joy in this hard times.

Javier Ruiz de Arcaute García

 

 WINNERS

Award
Poster
Title Original
Title English
Director Name
Director
WINNERS 2021
the 3rd edition
BEST FEATURE FILM
ALBERTINA
ALBERTINA
LUIZ F. F. MACHADO
BEST SHORT FILM
Reckoning
Reckoning
Armando DuBon Jr
BEST STUDENT FILM
Deja Vu
Deja Vu
Artur Matveev
BEST DIRECTOR
Arlecchino
Arlecchino
Jordan Sultana
AUDIENCE AWARD
¿Me puedes ayudar?
Can you help me?
ALFREDO MONTESINOS, VICTORIA AVINYÓ
FAN AWARD
Verde di mezzanotte
Midnight Green
Mattia Paone
WINNERS 2020
the 2nd edition
BEST FEATURE FILM
La estrategia del pequinés
The strategy of the pekingese
Elio Quiroga Rodríguez
BEST SHORT FILM
No apto para menores
Not suitable for children
DANIEL NOBLOM GIBERT
BEST NEO NOIR THRILLER
The Odd Perspective
The Odd Perspective
Yolanda Torres
BEST DIRECTOR
Харон
Charon
Alexander Maslov
BEST ACTRESS for Gabriela Goyoaga
El paso intermedio
The Intermediate Step
JAVIER RUIZ DE ARCAUTE GARCÍA
AUDIENCE AWARD
Son of a Preacher
Son of a Preacher
Adam Fair
FAN AWARD
Харон
Charon
Alexander Maslov
WINNERS 2019
the 1st edition
BEST FEATURE CRIME FILM
De Klarsynte
The Psychics
Tomas Sem Løkke-Sørensen
BEST SHORT CRIME FILM
3 MINUTOS
3 MINUTES
JUANMA DE AVIFUE
BEST SCRIPT
SAINT HARLOW
SAINT HARLOW
NAMAN GUPTA
SPECIAL MENTION
Sorry We Are Closed
Sorry We Are Closed
JOHAN SACCOMANDO
AUDIENCE AWARD
SAINT HARLOW
SAINT HARLOW
NAMAN GUPTA
FAN AWARD
3 MINUTOS
3 MINUTES
JUANMA DE AVIFUE
 
   SUBMIT YOUR FILM   
Online Submission Form 

Submit your film to the Crime Detective Thriller Film Festival The Crime Story Fest

MANDATORY FIELDS

OPTIONAL FIELDS

Upload Film Poster
Upload Director Image
Upload Film still 1
Upload Film still 2
Upload Film still 3

COMPLETE THE SUBMISSION

Select submission categories
Crime Story Film Festival Submission

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