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Hello everyone:

The ”American Golden Picture International Film Festival" is a yearly event structured in monthly contests.

The physical live screening of the "American Golden Picture International Film Festival" happens just once every year with an award ceremony in front of the audience.
Actually our judges in each month will select the films, give the best one an award, then for yearly screening they will choose the best of the best among all the monthly winners for the physical annual live screening.

No entry fee for the annual competition or screening, but entry fee is required for monthly submission.

Due to our special programming system, there is a chance for the filmmakers to win in one of the monthly competitions and then automatically participate in the yearly competition to win and receive the annual award.

The "American Golden Picture International Film Festival" aims to help independent filmmakers gain the credibility and publicity they truly deserve.
Your movie will compete with other independent films with world-class talents.
We accept films from all countries over the world.

The "American Golden Picture International Film Festival" is a brilliant opportunity for all filmmakers.

Please refer to rules and regulations below for further information.

"The American Golden Picture International Film Festival" will Awarded and will presented a digital "Certificate" and "Gold Laurel Award" in the following sections to the winners for each month: 


- Best Feature long film 



- Best Fiction short film 


- Best Documentary long film 



- Best Documentary short film


- Best Animated long film

- Best Animated short film

- Best Music Video


- Best Trailer 


And Special Jury Award:

You can also submit your film separately (any Short, Long, Fiction, Documentary, Animated) for the "Special Jury Award". We will Awarded and will presented a digital "Certificate" and "Gold Laurel Award" in the following sections to the winners for each month too:

- Best Directing

- Best Screenplay

- Best Cinematography


- Best Composing

- Best Editing


- Best Lead Actor


- Best lead Actress


- Best Supporting Actor

- Best Supporting Actress


- Best Child Actor

- Best Sound

- Best Film Poster or Photo

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1- Long Films over 60 minutes

This will be In 3 categories: "Fiction", "Documentary" and "Animated". 
In each category, there will be 1 winner each month. 
Among those monthly winners, the annual winner will be selected by the jury members to be screened and to receive an annual award.

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2- Short Films under 60 minutes

This will be In 3 categories: "Fiction", "Documentary" and "Animated". 
In each category, there will be 1 winner each month. 
Among those monthly winners, the annual winner will be selected by the jury members to be screened and to receive an annual award.

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3- Music Video

There will be 1 winner each month. 
Among those monthly winners, the annual winner will be selected by the jury members to be screened and to receive an annual award.

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4- Trailer

There will be 1 winner each month. 
Among those monthly winners, the annual winner will be selected by the jury members to be screened and to receive an annual award.

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5- Film Posters & Film Photos

Promotional film poster and film photo can give your film a better chance for great success. A great promotional film Poster and film photo is a great marketing tool for any film. The winning film Poster or film photo with creator artist name will be published on our website.

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6- Film Review for Long length film (Any film over 60 minutes)

-A written Critique Review- For filmmakers who wish to receive a review of their long length film, the qualifying jury writes a review on your film that will be obtained at the end of each month (More than 400 words). The reviews will be written for any long length films over 60 minutes.

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7- Film Review for Short length film (Any film under 60 minutes)

-A written Critique Review- For filmmakers who wish receive a review of their short film, the qualifying jury makes a review on your film that will be obtained at the end of each month (More than 300 words). The reviews will be written for any short films less than 60 minutes.

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8- Cast & Crew public Interview on our Website

A special written public interview with you as the Producer, Director, Cinematographer, actor, Writer or any other crew member. We will publish your interview on our website that includ your photo and biography with your website, social media links and your showreel or short sample work. So we introduce you internationally by our website. Each person can submit separately.

- All films and projects submitted must be free from any legal disputes and the filmmaker must have cleared all rights for music and exhibition. 
On the other hand, Filmmakers and screenwriters retain full rights to their projects and materials that they submit to the American Golden Picture International Film Festival.

- The film festival will have the right to use footage, trailer, posters, stills, synopsis, and/or titles and information from the film for promotional purpose only through FIlmFreeWay or on the Festival's website and the social media.

- The festival reserves the right to change any information (including festival dates, venues, events, awards and eligibility requirements) without further notice.

- Submission fee is non-refundable. 


- There is no limitation for the year of production. 


- There is no premiere requirement. 


- If you are not a winner, you can submit your film again for the following months.

- Films can be submitted only through FilmFreeWay.com. We don’t download data or accept Dropbox submission or other links such as Vimeo or YouTube.


- All films must be in English or with English subtitle. Non-English language films without subtitle will not be considered.

- In the Film Poster & Film Photo section, you can submit one poster or 2 photos for each time. If you have more, you can submite again.


- We do not provide fee waivers. Please do not ask. 


- The selection committees and juries decision is final. 


- You agree to indemnify and hold harmless us, our officers, affiliates, employees, and partners from any and all claims and liability arising out of entering or transmitting your film or screenplay to the American Golden Picture International Film Festival.

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  • sama ghasemi

    An authentic, well organized and professional festival. We become glad to be chosen as“Best short Animation film “ The Dream of a Clear City “ . Thanks to President and the judges for their decision . We are extremely proud that our little film has been awarded this status.
    I believe that The most important specification of your festival is “Humanities View”.
    Hasan Ghasemi

    October 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Ghasemi, Thanks for participating. You deserve it, Well done. Wish you all the best.

  • JAY DOGRA

    Wonderful Festival and what an honor to have won award's from Three categories. Thank you for the Awards for "I'm Sinner" Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay. Also Thank you to the Judges and the members of the Jury. Your festival is quick to respond and has great communication. These Awards will help our film to be noticed. Our goal is to educate, guide and save girls lives in India. Thank You Again.

    October 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Jay and well done with your wonderful work.

  • Cool festival and fast turnaround.

    October 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks, You are wonderful,

  • Martin Blank

    With short BACKBEAT was treated super well by this festival. Their communication is fantastic. Highly recommend.

    October 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks Martin,

  • Alec Baumzweig

    It's a very exciting opportunity, and I'm very thankful to have been chosen. The people working on the festival were very nice and helpful. A great experience!

    October 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Hi Alec, Thanks, You did a great job. Congratulations again on your best animated short!