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Hello everyone:

The ”American Golden Picture International Film Festival" is a yearly event structured in monthly contests. The live streaming of the “American Golden Picture International Film Festival” happens once every year in July.

In "Notification Date", the festival will release the names of the films that are "officially selected" for that month.

Each month, in the "Event date", the judges will finalized and the festival will release the winners of the month in each category in our website and social media and will awarded and presented a "Golden Certificate" . So we don't have screening for each month.

Our judges in each month will select the films, give the best one an award, then for yearly screening the producers of the festival will choose the best of the best that have great score and rate among all the monthly winners for the annual screening and those will be informed by email.

The Festival will Awarded and will presented a digital "Yearly Gold Certificate" in all categories to the winners of the year.

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

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 and this 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 "Golden Certificate" 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

- Best Poster

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 (Original Music)

- Best Editing

-Best Sound

- Best Lead Actor

- Best lead Actress

- Best Supporting Actor

- Best Supporting Actress

- Best Child Actor (Boy or Girl)

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1- Long Films over 40 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 40 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 Poster

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

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6- Film Review & Technical feedback for Long length film (Any film over 40 minutes)

-A private written Critique Review & technical feedback- For filmmakers who wish receive a review & technical feedback of their film over 40 minutes (Long length film, Feature Narrative or Documentary or Animated). The qualifying jury makes a review on your film that will be obtained at the end of each month (More than 4 pages or more than 600 words).

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7- Film Review & technical feedback for Short length film (Any film under 40 minutes)

-A private written Critique Review & technical feedback- For filmmakers who wish receive a review & technical feedback of their film under 40 minutes (Short length film, Documentary or Fiction or Animated or Music Video). The qualifying jury makes a review on your film that will be obtained at the end of each month (More than 3 pages or more than 500 words).

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8- "Written Public Interview" with Cast & Crew on Our Website

-We do a special written public interview with each of YOU or any other cast and crew member as the Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Writer, Composer, Animator, Actor, Actress or Child Actor, then the American Golden Picture Film Festival will publish your interview on its website include your biography, your photos, your website, your IMdb and your social media links. So in this interview not only you talk about yourself, your background, your film, your ability and your expertise in film industry but also the festival introduce you internationally to Film lovers, Filmmakers, Producers, Investors and Distributors. See the samples in our website.
*Each person should 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 must receive a downloadable link to your film before releasing the winners of each month to make sure we have the film in case it is the final winner to be screened in our yearly event.

- 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 submit again.

- 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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  • Samir Parag Kshirsagar

    Great film festival, very profesional, it was a pleasure to work with you.

    January 2023
  • Eddie Cordiano

    Great festival and experience! Thank you, American Golden !

    January 2023
  • Christophe Moore

    It's a honor to be selected. Thank you for recognizing good talent.

    January 2023
  • Reginald Gibson

    First I'd like to thank AGPIFF for the selection of my film Managed Agenda to your festival. The festival and your site is excellent, your communication was top notch. I look forward to submitting again in the near future.

    January 2023
  • Thank you so much for selecting and awarding Phoenix Incident Best First Time Film Maker at the American Golden Picture International Film Festival!

    As a first time director, it is daunting to find exposure and opportunities for your film, but your festival was an incredibly supportive and rewarding validation for our project. Thank you for supporting independent film makers!

    January 2023
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    Response from festival:

    Keith, thank you very much, You are very talented in filmmaking.