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Festivals with Approaching Final Deadlines:

Documentary & Short International Movie Award (DSIMA)
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Categories: Best International Documentary Feature, Best International Documentary Short, Best Asia Pacific Documentary, Best European Documentary, Best America Documentary, Best International Short Films, Best Asia Pacific Short Films, Best European Short Films, Best America Short Films, Newcomer, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Story.
Awards Ceremony: July (yearly)
Festival email: docsho.ima@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
World Humanitarian Awards (WHA)
The Festival strives to give recognition to people, who work and dedicate his/her life for the betterment of humanity. He/she could be anyone from any kind of profession, from all age, and from any parts of the world. May it be an ordinary man/female or a nation leader. We value hard works labored for peace and humanity, reaching hunger souls crying for help.
Awards Ceremony: July (yearly)
Festival email: worldhumanitarianawards@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 

World Animation Awards (WAA)

World Animation Awards is the sister festival of the World Film Awards. By establishing this festival, we hope to provide winning international animation to the Indonesian as well as the international audience, and bolster filmmakers’ assurance to give their best for the film industry.

Awards Ceremony: July (yearly)

Festival email: worldanimationawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 

World Anti-Discrimination Awards (WARMIND)

Tolerance and acceptance.
World Anti-Discrimination Awards aimed to promote tolerance amongst many differences in small and global society, to raise acceptance, and ultimately to bring peace and harmony to our heterogenic global world. The Festival accept: short and feature narrative films and documentary, and are looking for exceptional people, warriors for humanity, and filmmaker who fight for tolerance; or filming about a man or a woman who symbolize the fight for tolerance.

Awards Ceremony: July (yearly)

Festival email:  worldantidiscriminationawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 

FOR A CAUSE (FACE)

For a Cause was established to participate in building awareness to create a better day-to-day world. The judges of the Festival are looking for films about humanity, mistreatment, injustice, and particular issues that made us questions about the truth. Make us thrilled with your inspirational films. We are eager to be triggered by stories that tickle our hearts, wet our eyes with tears, and looking for films carrying emotion, produced with love and care for others, and directed skillfully above the standards of filmmaking.

Awards Ceremony: July (yearly)

Festival email: 4acausemovement@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 

Bali Film Awards (BALIFA)

Bali Film Awards greets all filmmakers, both professionals and newcomers, travelers, history lovers, and adventurers from any part of the world to submit their finest films.

The Festival accepts short and feature-length narrative and documentary film in various genres. The Festival also opens individual categories for directors, cinematographers, actors and actresses, editors, screenwriters to compete for their awards.

Awards Ceremony: July (yearly)

Festival email: balifilmawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 

ASIA PACIFIC FILM AWARDS

ASIA PACIFIC FILM AWARDS is searching for films produced or directed in the Asia Pacific, or carrying its theme. Films submitted must have excellent technique, unique voice, and carry strong messages. A various languages films with English subtitles or dubbed are welcomed.

Awards Ceremony: July-September-November-January-March-May

Festival email: asiapacificfilmawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 

WORLD PEACE AWARDS

The Festival is aimed to give international recognition for peacemaker reconciling adversaries. He or she could be anyone with any background, any profession, or from all age. Their mission is to promote peace and humanitarian issues and inspire others.

The festival accepts inspirational film and documentary about peace or humanitarian issues, or conflict solving, or other matters in relating to peace.

Awards Ceremony: July (yearly)

Festival email: worldpeaceawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 

World Cinema Prize

World Cinema Prize (WCP) is looking for short and feature documentary and narrative films, made with nurtured ambition, carrying originality voice and strong message, shaped and produced in high skill, and presented with an attractive technique. A story well-told, beautiful composition, integrity, well edited are qualities they are looking for in the works submitted.

The Festival accept short and feature documentary and narrative films, and open for Special Categories: World Cinema Director, World Cinema Producer, World Cinema Actor, World Cinema Actress, World Cinema Editor, World Cinema Animator, World Cinema Scriptwriter

Awards Ceremony: July (yearly)

Festival email: worldcinemaprize@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 

DOCUMENTARY DIRECTORS AWARDS

This festival is dedicated to all documentary directors in particular, and to all filmmakers in general.

The Festival accepts: Categories for directors: Documentary Directors Awards for Best Directing in documentary short, documentary feature, music video, Experimental Directing, Visionary Directing, Documentary Director of the Year Award, and Documentary New Director of the Year Award, and General Categories.

Awards Ceremony: July (yearly)

Festival email: documentarydirectorsawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 
Royal World Prize (RWP)
Royal is not a film competition where filmmakers are competing against each other to win the limited winner spot but it will award filmmakers, achievers and record-holders based on the standard that Royal has set. Royal can present the Prize at anytime and to anyone as long as the standard has been met without having to compete head to head with other filmmakers. Royal is at the moment working together with several Kingdoms in Indonesia and Nusantara region.
Awards Ceremony: every January, March, May, September, November
Festival email: royalworldprize@gmail.com
 CLICK HERE to submit
 

Festivals with Regular Deadlines:

International Film Festival for Documentary, Short, and Comedy (IFFDSC)
The Festival aimed to facilitate creative filmmakers to show their artwork, encourage talented and passionate filmmakers to express their voice, and to provide positive life through healthy laugh and meditative encouragement.
The Festival is seeking for films (short films and documentaries) with strong voice, originality, creativity, and flowing story-telling, and produced with excellent techniques to be their showcase.
The festival accepts:
- Short film and documentary from all genres.
- Short and feature film with comedy genre.
- Films and documentaries with various spoken language are welcomed, but must be added with English subtitles.
Awards Ceremony: November (yearly)
Festival email: iffcrm@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
The International Film Festivals for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality (IFFPIE)
IFFPIE promotes films that tackle peace, inspiration, and equality issues, each with their unique methods of storytelling.
Categories: International Feature Films, International Short Films, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Newcomer
Awards Ceremony: September (yearly)
Festival email: iffpie@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
International Film Competition (IFCOM)
International Film Competition (IFCOM) is established to accommodate filmmakers' desires for proper acknowledgment according to their achievements and qualities of their films. The Festival is looking for skillfully produced films made with passions and which deliver strong voices.

The festival invites feature and short length narrative and documentary films, and welcome newcomers and students in the industry.
Awards Ceremony: September (yearly)
Festival email: internationalfilmcompetition@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
International Film Festival for Spirituality, Religion, and Visionary (IFFSRV)
Promoting films that helping people living in peace towards themselves, forming strong and healthy alliances with others, and having good communication with their Creator despite of their sex, religion, race, and economic status.
Categories: International Feature Films, International Short Films, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Newcomer.
Awards Ceremony: November (yearly)
Festival email: iffsrv@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
Directors Awards (DIRA)
This festival is dedicated to all directors in particular, regardless their age and background, and to all filmmakers in general. The purpose of Directors Awards film festival is to promote the craftsmanship of directing to the position and attention it deserves. The assessment of all the performance in the judging process will also be from the director's point of view.
The festival accepts films from all genre.
Awards Ceremony: November (yearly)
Festival email: directorsawards@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 

International Performing Arts & Movie Awards (IPAMA)

The festival's vision is to support both independent and professional art performers and filmmakers who have passion about what they are doing to get international recognitions and exposure, and to boost their careers.

They are searching for films with intriguing story, excellent technique and cinematography, and captivating storytelling.

Awards Ceremony: January (yearly)

Festival email: ipamovieawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 
 International Student, Newcomer, and Woman Movie Awards (ISENMA)
The Festival's vision is to support independent filmmakers, newcomers, film students, women filmmakers, acting students, and new talents to get international recognitions, exposure, and wider opportunity for their careers.
The festival accepts films from all genre.
Awards Ceremony: November (yearly)

Festival email: isenmafestival@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit
 
Filmmakers of the Year Film Festival (FYFF)
The Festival aimed to support independent filmmakers to get international recognitions, exposure, and opportunity for their careers.
They are looking for great film-making and piquant films and documentaries, focusing in every aspect of film and documentaries production, and seeking for outstanding film and documentaries produced, created, and craft carefully with passion and talent.
The Festival accepts: all film from all genres.
Awards Ceremony: November (yearly)

Festival email: filmmakersoftheyear@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 
International Film and Photography Festival (IFPF)
The Festival invites photographers and filmmakers from all over the world to take a chance on international level and join our festival.
We believe that photography and films are like brothers and some techniques and skills used in photography, like composition and lighting, plays important role in how films communicate with the viewers.
Awards Ceremony: January (yearly)

Festival email: infiphes@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 
International Tourism Awards (ITA)
The International Tourism Awards was established to promote world tourism attraction and places, conserve world heritage and tourism centers by nurturing awareness among international community, and improve socio-economic development of regions and countries in the tourism regions.
Awards Ceremony: September (yearly)
Festival email: internationaltourismawards@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
World Documentary Awards (WDA)
WDA is the sister festival of the World Film Awards. By establishing this festival, we hope to exhibit the winning international documentary films to the Indonesian and international audience, bolster filmmakers’ assurance to give their best for the film industry, and prevail the film industry internationally.
Awards Ceremony: January (yearly)
Festival email: worlddocumentaryawards@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
World Human Rights Awards (WHRA)
WHRA mission is to promote human rights issues, including right to health, freedom, clean environment, happiness, zero discrimination, tolerance, and right to be free of poverty, to have freedom to worship, women’s rights, migrant’s rights, against trafficking, etc., and to help the United Nations to promote the International Human Rights Day in December 10.
In every society’s liberation from injustice and inhumanity, human rights heroes are born. Filmmaker who carries a soldier of human rights’ heart, this festival is waiting for you.
Awards Ceremony: January (yearly)
Festival email: worldhumanrightsawards@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
Cinema Grand Prix (CGP)

Cinema Grand Prix (CGP) is a festival and award event. Its goal is to promote works of excellence for the growth of film and music industry, and popularizing film and art as the prime media of communication. CGP is looking for excellent works of art to be distributed in the Asian market.

The Festival accepts: feature and short films and documentaries, screenplays, photos, and music videos.

Awards Ceremony: January (yearly)

Festival email: cinemagrandprix@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 

World Pluralism Awards (WPA)

World Pluralism Awards (WPA) is organized by Pluralism Care Movement (PCM) in partnership with a big festival group, the International Film Festivals. World Pluralism Awards strive to give recognition to people, who work and dedicate his/her life for pluralism. He/she could be anyone from any kind of profession, from all age, and from any parts of the world. He or she can be an ordinary man/female or a nation leader.
Festival's mission is to promote pluralism.
The Festival receive submissions from all over the world: films and documentary relating to pluralism, tolerance, equality, peace, human rights, zero discrimination, social activities, and humanity.
Awards Ceremony: January (yearly)

Festival email: worldpluralismawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit
 

World Tolerance Awards (WTA)

World Tolerance Awards is part of a big festival group, the International Film Festivals. Working closely with the Council of Creative People (Dewan Kreatif Rakyat) and International I-Hebat Volunteers, they strive to give recognition to people who work and dedicate his/her life for tolerance. He/she could be anyone from any kind of profession, from all age, and from any parts of the world.

The Festival's mission is to promote tolerance; towards our neighbors, towards different religions, different political views, tolerance towards the environment.

Awards Ceremony: November (yearly)

Festival email: worldtoleranceawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 
World Social Heroes Prize (WORSHEP)
WORSHEP mission is to promote films/documentaries and people who work hard and dedicate their lives for the benefit of humanity. The people you submit could be a living or dead people. You can also submit your profile Are you compassionate enough to submit?
The Festival receive submissions from all over the world and waiting for your excellent films and documentaries. They accept documentary and narrative films that are related to humanity and equality, or biographies or other inspiring themes.
Awards Ceremony: March (yearly)
Festival email: worldsocialheroesprize@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
Documentary Cinema Prize (DCP)

Documentary Cinema Prize (DCP) is part of the World Cinema Prize Group, specialized in valuing documentary films. DCP is looking for short and feature documentary films made with passion, shaped and produced in high skill, and presented with an attractive technique and eloquent communication. High quality, neatness, nice composition, well edited, and strong and heart-tickling stories and pictures are qualities we are looking for in the works submitted.

The Festival accept: documentary films

Awards Ceremony: March (yearly)
Festival email: documentarycinemaprize@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
WORLD WOMAN AWARDS (WWA)
Respecting films and soft voices that are created by a woman, or a man for woman in general, this film festival is established to honor inspiring films produced with love and high quality.

The festival also aimed to look for an inspiring woman with dedication for humanity, equality, and love for others, for her environment, or for nature’s benefit for next generation. Heroines with  shining armors might only live in animation films, but the true heroine, regardless their age, do live amongst us.
WWA mission is to promote films and women who carry humble, yet strong heart, endeavor for humanitarian issues and inspire others.
The Festival is looking for documentary and narrative films that are related to woman life, or biographies, or other inspiring themes produced or made by any female filmmaker.
Awards Ceremony: March (yearly)
Festival email: worldwomanawards@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
WORLD SHORT DIRECTORS AWARDS (WS-DIRA)
This festival is dedicated to all directors, with specialization creating short film and documentary and music video. There is no limitation of age or background for entering; and to boost the world of filmmaking in general, the juries of the festival dedicate their specific time to analyze and value the excellent works of all parts of any short film/documentary/video music submitted through the general categories.
The purpose of World Short Directors Awards film festival is to promote the craftsmanship of directing to the position and attention it deserves. The assessment of all the performance in the judging process will also be from the director's point of view.
Awards Ceremony: March (yearly)
Festival email: worldshortdirectorsawards@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
International Film Festival for Women, Social Issues, and Zero Discrimination (IFFWSZ)
The Festival was established as a means of supporting and promoting filmmakers all over the world. Our main mission is to raise local and international awareness towards issues relating to women and social issues in general, and to help the United Nation promote peace and its humanitarian goals.
The Festival accepts:
Films/documentaries with special themes: women, social issues, and zero discrimination topic.
Films/documentaries with general theme: inspiring and informative outstanding film.
Awards Ceremony: March (yearly)
Festival email: iffwosoro@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
Filmmakers World Festival (FWF)
The Festival is the sister festival of World Film Awards, and they are looking for excellent produced films and documentary with distinctive voices.
They encourage detail-oriented film students with passion, detailed oriented, independent filmmakers, travelers, adventurers, and anyone with passion for filmmaking to join us and make their outstanding films get recognition.
The festival accepts: all film from all genres.
Awards Ceremony: March (yearly)
Festival email: filmmakersworldfest@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
International Movie Awards (IMA)
The Festival's mission is to support independent filmmakers, movie stars, and talents to get international recognitions, exposure, and opportunity for their careers.
Categories: Feature Film, Short Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Animation, Experimental, Music & Dance Film and Video, New Comer - Film, New Comer - Documentary, Best Genre Film
Awards Ceremony: March (yearly)

Festival email: internationalmovieawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit

 

International Heroes Awards

The Festival is looking for an extraordinary person and excellent films with a heroic theme that touches our real world, a film about nation heroes, someone who has made a tremendous effort for others, or that his / her bravery or creativity or actions have changed other people's life.

The Festival accepts:

- documentary and narrative films that are related to heroic action or life towards humanity, environment, or biographies and other inspiring themes (narrative films and documentaries) containing heroic stories/action, bravery actions, outstanding character that withstand the test of time for the benefit of society, strong passionate leaders, etc.

- Submission about inspiring people (in General Category)

Awards Ceremony: May (yearly)

Festival email: internationalheroesawards@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to submit
 

 
Best Short Cinema Prize

Best Short Cinema Prize (BESCP) is part of the World Cinema Prize Group, specialized in valuing short films. The Festival is looking for short documentary and narrative films made with passion, shaped and produced in high skill, and presented with an attractive technique.

The Festival accepts: short film and documentaries.
Awards Ceremony: May (yearly)
Festival email: shortcinemaprize@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
Documentary Cinema Grand Prix
Documentary Cinema Grand Prix (DCGP) is an award event. Its goal is to promote excellent documentaries for the growth of film industry.
The Festival accepts: feature and short documentaries.
Awards Ceremony: May (yearly)
Festival email: documentarycgp@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
Asia Pacific International Filmmaker Festival & Awards

The festival is established to encourage newcomers and students to explore their talents and give the best of their efforts and passions for the beauty of art, the deliverance of message/information, the variety of life, and for the film industry itself through freedom to express their voices.

The Festival is looking for feature/short narrative and documentaries films.

Awards Ceremony: May (yearly)
Festival email: asiapacificfilmmaker@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 

 

World Film Awards (WFA)
World Film Awards greet independent filmmakers, travelers, history lovers, adventurers, and general filmmakers to show their passion through entertaining, informative, and detail-oriented films. They are craving for excellent produced films and documentary with distinctive voices.
The festival accepts: all film from all genres.
Awards Ceremony: May (yearly)
Festival email: worldfilmawards@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
International Film Festival for Family, Against Drug Abuse & Trafficking (IFFADAT)
The festival mission is to raise local and international awareness towards issues relating to family, drug abuse and trafficking, and to help the United Nation promote its humanitarian goals.
The Festival accepts:
- Films/documentaries with special themes: family issues, against drug abuse, anti-trafficking.
- Films/documentaries with general theme: inspiring and informative outstanding film.
Awards Ceremony: May (yearly)
Festival email: iff4fadat@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit
 
International Film Festival for Environment, Health, and Culture (IFFEHC)
The Festival was established for betterment of humanity, as a means of supporting and promoting filmmakers all over the world. It hopes to participate in a cleaner and better environment, raise the quality of life and intercultural dialogues for better acceptance and deeper understanding of people and diversity in life.

IFFEHC mission is to promote films pertaining to environment, health, and culture issues, each with their unique methods of storytelling.
IFFEHC accepts:
- Films/documentaries with special themes: environment, health, and culture.
- Films/documentaries with general theme: inspiring and informative outstanding film.
Awards Ceremony: May (yearly)
Festival email: iffehc@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to submit