This is an online event Sponsored, Founded, and Directed by Jennifer Dawn of Forbidden Tears Productions; giving filmmakers of all ages the opportunity to showcase their works in film and music, and the opportunity to compete against other talented artists for award certificates and the chance to receive a trophy for overall best in show. Each entrant accepted into the festival receives the FTP Believe in Your Dreams Golden Laurel. Winners also have the opportunity to 'Pitch' their selections to of which is also a proud sponsor of this wonderful festival.

Each winning entrant for each category will receive an award certificate with the FTP Seal and logo; and the chance to be chosen by the festival judges as Overall Best in Show. Overall best in show winner will be awarded the prestigious Forbidden Tears-Believe in Your Dreams Winged Trophy. All Official Final Selections will be showcased on the Forbidden Tears Productions websites and be given the esteemed Social Media 'PR' by Jennifer Dawn herself, Producer, Founder and Director of this prestigious film festival. More on awards will be announced as participants climb on board and as we approach the notification date. Event Planning is underway for this grand award event!

It is with great honor that FTP is able to bring to our winners and Finalists a prize package from David Bullock Executive Producer at teaming up with FTP for our amazing and talented filmmakers giving you a chance to pitch your film to some of the best in the industry! Discovery Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment Television, New Line Cinema, Warner Brothers, Echo Lake Entertainment, Relativity Television, CBS, WEtv, Authentic Entertainment, Forman Productions, Infinity Media Inc., Little Studio Films, Leftfield Pictures, Brian Graden Media... to name a few.

All participants must be the owners of their original works, and/or permissions for all works submitted. Certificates and Trophy's will be issued during the live awards ceremony upon completion of the festival at The Prestigious Alley Kat Theatre of Waldron Arkansas.

Overall Rating
  • Sam Leach

    What a wonderful experience! Great communication and great people. Thanks!

    October 2016
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Sam, congratulations and great job!! ~J~

  • Russell Emanuel

    I enjoyed this festival and rate it very highly! Thank you for our win in August!

    August 2016
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, for your kind review and congratulations on your win. ~Jennifer Dawn~

  • The staff was incredible,worked with you every step of the way.Very enjoyable experience.

    August 2016
    Response from festival:

    It was a pleasure having you in our festival, and keep up your great work! ~Jennifer Dawn~