WE WILL AWARD AN ANNUAL CASH PRIZE TO THE BEST SHORT AND FEATURE OF THE YEAR!

Categories and Awards

We proudly announce all our Categories. Your project might become a multi award winning film!

Your film shall first be entered in a Main Category and then can be entered and considered for any of the additional categories.

Main categories

Best Drama Short
Best Drama Student Short
Best Comedy/Dramedy Short
Best Comedy/Dramedy Student Short
Best Horror Short
Best LGBT Short
Best Action/Thriller Short
Best SCI-FI Short
Best Foreign Short
Best Experimental Short
Best Web Series/New Media (Live-Action or Animation)
Best Documentary Short
Best Documentary Feature

Best Music Video
Best Trailer/Promo
Best Screenplay Short (Max 20 pages)
Best Screenplay Feature
Best Feature Film All Genre
Best Horror – Feature
Best LGBT – Feature
Best Foreign Feature
Best Comedy/Dramedy – Feature
Best Action – Feature
Best Sci-Fi – Feature
Best Student – Feature

additional categories

Best Editing
Best Original Music Score
Best Cinematography
Best Director – Music Video
Best Director – Documentary Short
Best Director – Documentary Feature
Best Director – Short
Best Director – Student Short
Best Director Feature
Best Woman Filmmaker

Best First Time Filmmaker
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Ensemble Acting
Best Makeup/Hair
Best Costume
Best Choreography
Best Special Effects
Best Sound
Best Original Song

WE ARE SEEKING THE BEST OF NEW VISIONS AND VOICES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE.

Jury and Prizes

Films are judged by working professionals – directors, screenwriters, actors, cinematographers, editors, composers – in their field – on a performance scale.

Winning films in their various categories will be awarded either an

Award of Excellence

Award of Prestige

Award of Merit

Additionally a Best of Fest in the category of Short and Feature will be awarded quarterly, and will be eligible for the annual cash award prizes.

“TO ME THE RECOGNITION OF THE AUDIENCE IS PART OF THE FILMMAKING PROCESS. WHEN YOU MAKE A MOVIE, IT'S FOR THEM".

- MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS

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