MoonDance Film Festival


The Cinematic Arts Department is proud to announce the 18th annual MoonDance Film Festival. With both a film screening and award show in one night, it will be a red-carpet event you won’t want to miss. The night begins with films from students from all departments and grades at LACHSA, and culminates in an Oscar-like award show were recognition is given in categories ranging from Best Performance to Best Film. 


Frequently asked questions

When is MoonDance?

MoonDance 2018 is on May 12th 2018. WIth the doors opening at 5:30 PM, the VIP Reception starting at 6:00 PM, and the show starting at 7:00 PM.

Where is MoonDance?

MoonDance this year will be held in the historic Los Angeles Theater on Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles - 615 S Broadway Street.

What should I wear?

There is no strict dress code, but we highly encourge you bust out your black tie attire and get dressed up!

What films are playing?

LIVER DIE - Brian Niles, Jeremy Herron, Langston Siebens, Cleo Palmieri A Series of Conversations With Myself - Chelsea Eisen Part of a Generation - Daisy Cornejo This is Not a PSA - Delana Lewis GRIEF.exe - Dylan Santa Cruz Un Repas Pour Deux - Dylan Santa Cruz Jonah and Julie - Grace Gallagher Rhythm Head - Hazel Sepenuk Dark Road - Isabella Barbieri Greater than Fear - Langston Siebens Bad Apple - Roxy Jamin stuffed - Sam Kellman 200 Feet - Shaman Magic Aponte A Nighttime in Frogtown - Teddy Nissen Prends Soin De Moi - Tui Caro-Lister Anne Wants To Dance - Una Campbell Clammy - Zoe Calamar Control Yourself - Zoë Takaki

Where can I buy tickets?

Right here:

Who's nominated?

Nominees will be annouced on May 4th, 2018.

What can I expect?

A night full of short flims, fun, and another word that starts with f! Before the flims, there will be a VIP Reception for those with a VIP Ticket, and for the nominees. All attendees can enjoy a step and repeat photo area, concessons for sale, a photo booth, and more all in the beautiful historic lobby!

Production Design
Original Score
Norman Cohen
Best Flim