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Submit your Best Trailers to the 24th Golden Trailer Awards

Rules for Entry for 24th Annual Golden Trailer Awards   CALL FOR ENTRY EoY (End of Year) is true to its name: December 31st, 2023 (Midnight PST) Early Deadline: January 26th, 2024 (Midnight PST) Regular Deadline: March 29th, 2024 (Midnight PST) Late Deadline: April 5th, 2024 (Midnight PST) Late + final submissions deadline April 12th (Midnight PST) The Golden Trailer Awards is the award show honoring the best in feature film previews and global marke...

AWARDS at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2023

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GERMAN CINEMA NEW TALENT AWARD AT 40th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2023 On Friday, talented German newcomers were honored with the coveted German Cinema New Talent Award. The jury — consisting of actress Friedrich Mücke, director and actress Sheri Hagen, and director Sophie Linnenbaum — honored Sylvie Michel as best director for her film “More Than Strangers”. Uschi Feldges grabbed the award in the category of best producer for her drama “Empty Nets”. Merle Gr...

THE SUPERSTAR GALA CANNES 2023 OF MAY 22 ORGANIZED WITH OFF DE CANNES

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Here is the video of the Superstar Gala Cannes 2023 of May 22, hosted in Le Cannet, France during Cannes Film Festival. Thanks again to May Liu and the Superstar Art Foundation from Dallas (USA) which organized this event in partnership with OFF DE CANNES Alain Zirah and Anne Gomis . Thanks to Parisa Stone official for the Fashion show, to Bruno Solari for the Mister and Miss Elegance, Vince Kopzo & Joël Joel Kopzo for the red vodka, and the photographers and media...

New York Int'l Children's Film Festival Awards announced

  The results are finally in: please join us in congratulating the 2023 New York International Children's Film Festival  Award Winners based on YOUR votes (and those of our esteemed Jury). Cue the confetti!   ...and the winners are       Audience Awards   ...

'Dreamer' Receives Top Honors At Fifth Annual Mammoth Film Festival™, Taking Home Best Picture and Best Actor Awards

An unprecedented five days in Mammoth Lakes, California, the 2023 Mammoth Film Festival™, held from March 2-6, celebrated talented filmmakers and actors in over 30 feet of snow, resulting from several back to back blizzards in the area. Despite the weather, the festival offered a successful and exciting experience for its dedicated filmmakers, talent and supporters. The fifth installment of the rapidly growing event certainly did not disappoint with an impressive film slate of ov...

And the Winners Are....

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT Powers Paige Morrow Kimball BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Being Michelle Atin Mehra Honorable Mention If You Are a Man Simon Panay Honorable Mention Jack Has a Plan Bradley Berman BEST NARRATIVE SHORT North Star P.J. Palmer Honorable Mention Ousmane Jorge Camarotti Honorable Mention Split Ends Alireza Kazemipour BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE The Justice of Bunny King Gaysorn Thavat Honorable Mention Night F...

20th Hungarian Film Festival of Los Angeles

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The Hung​arian Film Festival of Los Angeles is celebrating the 20th Anniversary. It was always the intent of the Hungarian Film Festi-val of Los Angeles to showcase the best of contemporary Hungarian cinema not only to the Hungarian community but to all foreign film lovers everywhere. Our festival’s purpose is to inspire, teach, entertain, engage and yes, even sometimes enrage the audience. We feel we have accomplished our goal with the selection of films this year. ...

Jury Members of 1º Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival 2022

  This year, the first edition of the 1º Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival it was in Milan, Italy, and the festival was hold both online and in person. During this edition, we received 1001 short films from 50 countries. The festival includes six main competitive sections: (https://www.kaaffilm.com/festival/1st/official-selection/)       Jury members of this festival can be mentioned: Giacomo Battiato (Director), Lluís Valenti&n...

'The Kings of the World' and San Sebastian

Laura Mora’s film Los reyes del mundo / The Kings of the World, a Colombian co-production with Luxembourg, France, Mexico and Norway, bagged the Golden Shell at San Sebastian Festival’s 70th edition.                                    The official jury also decided to honour Genki Kawamura with the Silver Shell for Best Director for Hyakka / A Hundred Flowers (Japan), while the ...

HAIFA IFF goes to the Oscars !

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The Haifa International Film Festival has been accepted into the exclusive roster of international film festivals, where the winner of the Short Film Competition is eligible to compete at the Academy Awards. From this year’s edition, the winner of the Best Israeli Independent Short Feature will be eligible to compete for the Best Short Film at the Academy Awards. The achievement is significant as the eligibility for consideration exempts the film from the Academy’s requirements of t...

Arianna Veronesi’s Glaistig to Have Cannes Short Film Corner Premiere on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 1:30 PM in Palias H

Actress/Writer/Producer Arianna Veronesi’s Glaistig to Have Cannes Short Film Corner Premiere on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 1:30 PM in Palias H Veronesi Named Best Actress at French Riviera Film Festival on May 21st Photo by Erick Seban-Meyer On the heels of winning the Best Actress Award at the fourth annual French Riviera Film Festival, Italian actress/writer/producer/dancer Arianna Veronesi will present her award-winning short Glaistig, as part of the Cannes Short Film Corner at a s...

CANNES WORLD FILM FESTIVAL - REMEMBER THE FUTURE

CANNES WORLD FILM FESTIVAL - REMEMBER THE FUTURE is a Gold FilmFreeway Festival and an official IMDb qualifying event.

We are a hybrid festival, we run a monthly & annual competition of all genres for international Filmmakers, Songwriters, Singers & Bands, dedicated to Feature & Short Films, Indie, Documentaries, Experimental, Animations, Music Videos, Songs, Commercials, Web/TV Series and many more.

The mission of our golden fairy, who is the symbol of our festival, is to unearth rare gems, to highlight a new generation of emerging talents and a new wave of Filmmakers.

​Our Annual Award Ceremony is scheduled to take place in 2023 at the "White House", a luxurious Villa located in Cannes.

​On the same day, we will organize special screenings of some of the Annual Grand Winners at a famous theater in Cannes, the world's capital of Cinema.

The Festival's Jury composed of 7 members from the film industry, music industry and other artistic & cultural fields, who have no relation to the films in competition, will award in each category the best films through private screenings.

​All Official Selections, Semi-Finalists, Finalists, Nominees & Winners receive Official Laurels.

​All Finalists, Nominees & Winners are listed on our website and social networks.

Monthly award winners also receive a digital Official Certificate and may upload their credits on IMDb.

All monthly winners are automatically entered in the annual competition for a chance to receive a prestigious custom-made golden statuette designed on the French Riviera and the opportunity to have their film screened at a famous theater in Cannes, the world's capital of Cinema.

Projects of all genres are welcome.

 

Open for film submissions! International Thai Film Festival 2022 (ITFF2022)

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Submit your film to the International Thai Film Festival 2022 via FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/thaifilmfest or via FestHome: https://festhome.com/f/3906 International Thai Film Festival [International Film & Entertainment Industry Awards of Thailand] welcomes short film, animation, feature film and music video submissions from anywhere in the world, accepting productions in all styles and genres. ITFF Website: https://www.thaifilmfestival.com ITFF on Facebook: https://www.f...

REAKTOR International Film Festival

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RIFF's call for entries is open once more and invites directors and creators to submit shorts and feature length films alike. Find information about the festival and the submission process at Film Freeway and information about REAKTOR as an transdisciplinary art institution and its historical building at www.reaktor.art. Call for entries | Late deadline - July 31, 2022 Notificarion Date | August 31, 2022 REAKTOR International Film Festival | October 5-8, 2022 ...

2021 Award Winners - Bangkok International Documentary Awards and Festival - press release

      It was with great honor that BKK DOC founder and festival director Stephane Lambert revealed the 2021 Bangkok International Documentary Award winners. full list here: http://www.bkkdoc.com/bkkdoc-awardwinners2021.html In the 2021 festival, BKK DOC has continued to offer participating filmmakers enhanced exposure and distribution opportunities under the theme of “Visions on Asia.&rd...

Awards to women at 74th Festival de Cannes

Awards night at the 74th Cannes Film Festival was special with so many of the top prizes going to women. Women constituted the majority of the feature film competition jury- five out of nine - for the first time in the festival's history. Feature Films PALME D'OR TITANE Julia DUCOURNAU HONORARY PALME D'OR JODIE FOSTER CAMÉRA D'OR DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT MURINA Antoneta ALAMAT KUSIJANOVIC   Un Certain Regard (six of the nine prizes awarded to women) Th...

International Thai Film Festival 2021 (September 17 – 19, 2021) is open for entries

International Thai Film Festival is open for film submissions! Submit your film via FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/thaifilmfest Submit your film via FestHome: https://filmmakers.festhome.com/f/3906 INTERNATIONAL THAI FILM FESTIVAL 2021 (ITFF Film & Entertainment Industry Awards) welcomes short film, animation, feature film and music video submissions from anywhere in the world, accepting productions in all styles and genres. Website: https://www.thaifilmfestival.co...

NEXT GENERATION INDIE FILM AWARDS

Next Generation Indie Film Awards is a not-for-profit awards program for short films, devoted to supporting filmmakers around the globe by recognizing excellence in filmmaking. Next Generation Indie Film Awards was started by award-winning film producers and the founders of Next Generation Indie Book Awards – the largest international awards program for independent authors and publishers. The team includes Academy Award and Emmy Winning filmmakers, as well as film industry leaders from around the globe.

The Winner of the Best Short Film category at the 2021 Awards Gala will receive a Prize Package containing over $125,000 worth of credits towards film services and rentals aimed to help the winning filmmaker make a passion project in Los Angeles, California.

Next Generation Indie Film Awards supports filmmakers through its annual awards and other programs. We endeavor to assist filmmakers at any stage of the filmmaking process in reaching an audience, and we aim to advance filmmakers’ careers through services, education, and resources. Our organization has provided financial backing for more than 50 independent short film projects.

Awards & Prizes

1. GRAND PRIZE VALUED AT OVER $125,000. Next Generation Indie Film Awards has partnered with film industry leaders to put together a Prize Package for the Winner of the "Best Short Film" category. The Prize Package contains over $125,000 worth of credits towards film services and rentals aimed to help the winning filmmaker make a passion project in Los Angeles, California. The package includes: professional studio spaces and stages in Los Angeles, equipment (grip, electric, rigging), camera and lenses, post production (editorial, sound mixing, color grading, digital final mastering), a private film screening, an all-inclusive daylong drone shoot, and more.

2. INDUSTRY AWARDS GALA AT LOEWS HOTEL IN HOLLYWOOD, CA. Winners and finalists are invited to attend the Next Generation Indie Film Awards annual gala at Loews Hotel in Hollywood, California. Loews adjoins the Dolby Theatre, where the Academy Awards are held, and is adjacent to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Next Generation Indie Film Awards gala is held in Preston’s Room, supplying breathtaking views of the Hollywood Hills and famous landmarks including the Hollywood Sign and Capitol Records Building.

3. LAURELS. All award winners and finalists are provided with a laurel which may be used for their own marketing and promotional materials.

4. GOLD STATUETTE. In addition to industry recognition and rights to use the prestigious Next Generation Indie Film Awards laurel, winners also receive a gold statuette to commemorate their outstanding achievement in their respective independent short filmmaking category.

Next Generation Indie Film Awards is proud to partner with industry-leading companies, including: Quixote Studios, Final Draft, Drone Dudes, Keslow Camera, InkTip, Santa Monica College, Loews Hotel, Pollution Studios, Sugar Studios LA, Rocket Panda Post, Westside Production Rentals, Hot Bricks, heywhatsyourface, inc., Birns & Sawyer, Audio Department LLC, West One Music Group and more.

Rules & Terms

The 2021 Next Generation Indie Film Awards is open to all independent short films that meet the following criteria:

- Total runtime may be no more than 40 minutes 
- The film was produced in 2016 or later 
- The film has not already won or placed as a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Film Awards

By submitting your film, you agree:

- You own all the rights to your film 
- Entry fees are not refundable 
- Next Generation Indie Film Awards can use elements of your film (including clips, trailer and poster) for promotional purposes

" Visions on Asia " BKK DOC 2021 opens for submission

  For its 2021 edition, BKK DOC has chosen to opens the Awards competition to documentaries addressing ASIA, ASIANS and all related issues under the tag line: VISIONS ON ASIA Submit now and enjoy a super low entry fee: www.filmfreeway.com/bkkdoc BKK DOC 2020 award winners are eligible for a fee waiver, Nominated to the Official Selection enjoy a 50% discount on the entry fees, Submitters to BKK DOC 2020 can ask for a 25% rebate on the entry fees. Check www.bkkdoc.c...

EFN Festival - Less than a month to submit!

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LESS THAN A MONTH TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM   ***We accept films of any genre and type: COMEDY, DRAMA, HORROR, ANIMATION, DOCUMENTARY, all are welcome***   ...

ALAIN ZIRAH, BEST ARTIST 2020

              ALAIN ZIRAH, BEST ARTIST 2020,  RECEIVES 2 AWARDS   As a very creative fashion photographer, he has worked in the 80’s with the press agency Imapress which has published his photos in 25 countries, Sud Images Studio in Marseilles and CEO of Maisons-Laffitte Photo-Club, from 1994 to 1997, and CEO of AZ Pictures, actually. Iconoclastic and provocative, with his very saturated and ...

and the Nominees are... BKK DOC has unveiled its Official Selection

 BKK DOC 2020 has just unveiled its Official Selection. http://bkkdoc.com/bkkdoc-selection-nominated.html   Watch the 21 minutes video introducing the 40 documentary films nominated to BKK DOC 2020 official selection https://vimeo.com/483046654 or https://youtu.be/NSARuG94Ke4   Here is the list of Documentaries nominated to Bkk Doc 2020 Official Selection:   Best Feature Documentary • The perfect...

"the Competition starts today" BKK DOC 2020

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"the Competition starts today" BKK DOC 2020 Call for Submission has ended on October 18th, 2020 23h59 Bangkok time. We are thrilled to announce that we have received several hundreds submissions from all over the world: Africa and Middle East - 5% North and South America - 20% Asia - 25% Europe - 50% This year edition is blessed with works from Award winn...

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