Art Film Awards in an international completion festival that aims to promote filmmakers and their work through our website and social media.

We accept films, scripts, animations, documentaries, web series, trailers and music videos of any length and any genre.

Top 3 Films of the season (Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter edition) decided by the jury members will get a free interview published on our website and will compete for ART Film of the Year Award.

Every season (Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter edition) FREE INTERVIEWS from Top 3 Films.

Every season (Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter edition) we'll assign two awards (Best or Honorable Mention) for each category.

All Best, Honorable Mention, and Finalists will receive a free certificate and laurels (pdf/png file).

MAIN CATEGORIES nominated for the event:

Best Feature Film
Best Feature Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Short Documentary
Best Student Film
Best Super Short Film
Best Animation
Best Experimental


Best Indie Feature Film low budget)
Best Indie Short Film (low budget)
Best Focus on (every month different country)
Best Web/Tv Series
Best Music Video
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Thriller
Best Action
Best Sci-Fi
Best First Time Director (Feature)
Best First Time Director (Short)
Best Director Feature Film
Best Director Short Film
Best Director Super Short Film
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Cinematography
Original Screenplay
Best Production
Best Editing
Best Sound Design
Best VFX
Best Feature Script
Best Short Script
Best TV Pilot Script
Best Quarantine Film
Best Trailer
Best Poster

All films must have English language subtitles.

All Film Festival entrants must be 18 years of age or older.

Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted, but a separate submission and a separate entry fee must accompany each entry.

No fee waiver. All entry fees are non-refundable.

The decision of the jury committee will be final.

Art Film Awards reserves rights to change or re-schedule the dates, venue, awards & categories without consent or information to contestants.

The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.

By submitting, you agree that you own all copyrights and intellectual properties to your work.

We reserve the right to use any part of your submission for promotional purposes on our website and social media accounts.

Overall Rating
  • A good event, well organized, timely communications ! 🎬 🎥 ✨thanks very much :)

    November 2023
  • Marion DESAUNAY

    Merci beaucoup au Art Film Festival d’avoir nominé mon court métrage « Danae » nomination qui m’honore car je concourais pour la meilleure actrice ! Encore merci pour cette nomination à votre Summer édition 2023.

    October 2023
  • VMP Films ( is pleased to announce that our feature length movie “Notes from the New World” ( won the “Best Feature Film” Award in the last session of Art Film Awards (AFA)- July-October, 2023

    This is our 32tnd award for the Notes and 66th award for Vitaly Sumin (as writer-producer-director) -

    Thank you so much - the team of AFA from all of us in the VMP. All the Very Best for you, guys!

    October 2023
  • Aldo the crew couldt be prsent is the great to have one project in beautifull Macedonia!

    October 2023
  • It is such a great feeling being a finalist in this Festival with such an old culture. God bless you folks for being such a wonderful Festival.

    October 2023