STAGES OF OUR COMPETITION

Monthly Official Selection

 

Some films among those we receive are selected to compete in our awards and they are posted on our facebook page.
Monthly Semi-Finalists

 

On the notification date, some of the official selected films advance to the semi-finals.
Monthly Finalists

 

The next day, some of the films are selected as finalists.
Monthly Nominees

 

Among the finalists, few of them are nominated for one or more of our 24 monthly awards.
Monthly Winners

 

For each monthly nomination, one project wins the monthly award, thus qualifying for the annual award of the same category.
Annual Nominees

 

Among the 12 qualified films, 6 are nominated for the 24 annual awards.
Annual Winners

 

At the end of the cycle, every award is won by one film. Winner of the Best of Fest receives the deserved cash prize.
Hall of Fame

 

Films that get enough points enter our Hall of Fame. Forever.

Awards

Every month we give away $9056 in services from our partners to the nominated filmmakers and winners.

 

  • The Nominees for each category get a 3-month submission account with iPitch.tv for a value of $117.
  • The Winner of each prize gets a certificate and a 12-month iPitch.tv subscription worth $189.
  • The Winner of Best Original Score also gets a Filmstro Pro account worth $299
  • The Winner of Best of Fest gets the certificate, the 12-month iPitch.tv subscription plus a 3-month Studiobinder software worth $297.

 

We award films in the following categories:

  • 🏆 Best of Fest
  • 🏆 Best Short Film
  • 🏆 Best Feature Film 
  • 🏆 Best Short Doc
  • 🏆 Best Feature Doc
  • 🏆 Best Animation Film
  • 🏆 Best VR/Experimental
  • 🏆 Best Music Video
  • 🏆 Best Web Series
  • 🏆 Best Short Screenplay
  • 🏆 Best Feature Screenplay
  • 🏆 Best Poster
  • 🏆 Best Trailer
  • 🥇 Best Director
  • 🥇 Best Screenwriter
  • 🥇 Best Cinematographer
  • 🥇 Best Editing
  • 🥇 Best Sound
  • 🥇 Best Original Score
  • 🥇 Best Costume Designer
  • 🥇 Best Leading Actress
  • 🥇 Best Leading Actor
  • 🥇 Best Supporting Actress
  • 🥇 Best Supporting Actor 

Every award is iMDb-qualifying and can be added to the iMDb profile of the director. It also qualifies for the annual award in the same category. Annual awards are given during the summer, every year in Rome. The annual Best of Fest, which is selected among the 12 monthly Best of Fest of the year, receives a cash award that grows with every submission.

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