EXPERIENCE THE DIFF
THE GROVE • LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA
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FESTIVAL AT A GLANCE

DaVinci International Film Festival (DIFF) is a premier, boutique Los Angeles, CA film festival hosted at AMC Theaters, The Grove. The festival celebrates independent cinema worldwide, awarding the best of fest in four signature categories with their prestigious Leo Award.

Founded in 2017, DIFF is 5-STAR and TOP BEST REVIEWED festival platform, honoring filmmakers in long and short format narrative, documentary, animation, and screenwriting categories at their red carpet, star-studded events.

Beyond the screen, DIFF hosts executive panels to include FilmBC, FilmAsia, The Writers’ Corner, and Digital Hollywood.  In 2024, DIFF launched their first Junior Leo Awards® under the banner of the DaVinci Film Institute in support of burgeoning Creatives across multiple creative disciplines.

SCHEDULE ('25 Dates TBA)
D7 Call for Entries
DIFF launches call for entries at FilmFreeway. Filmmakers and screenwriters submit for DaVinci's 7th Edition.

Submit with confidence at FilmFreeway

2024-25 - Selection Qualifying
Jury qualifies Official Selections in narrative, animation, documentary, and screenwriting categories for DIFF's 7th Edition.
2025 Live Event & Leo Awards Ceremony
Filmmakers and guests enjoy award-winning cinema, screenwriting, and panel events at our world-famous venue in Los Angeles.

DaVinci International Film Festival is hosted at AMC Theaters, The Grove in Los Angeles.

Premier LA Film Festival, DaVinci International Film Festival is hosted at AMC Theaters, The Grove.

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