BEST ACTOR AWARD: All the world’s a Stage

The Best Actor Award is an International Bi-Monthly IMDb Qualifying Competition with Annual Screening Event, celebrating Actors from all over the world. Our Mission is to recognize talent and passion and to award the Best Performances in Acting of independent cinema. Only the Best Films of a whole year will be selected by the Jury for the Annual Screening Event in the beautiful Saint-Vincent, Italy.

During the Bi-Monthly Competition, our Jury will only award the Best Actors through private screenings. We may award Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze, depending on the judgment of the performance. All the Winners of the Bi-Monthly Competition will receive a Winner Laurel, our Official Certificate (digital format) ready for printing, will be listed on our web site and may order our Trophy. There may be Honorable Mentions to those Actors who haven’t won their category, but whose skills deserve to be celebrated. Moreover, we award the very Special “Outstanding Performance” that will receive an Exclusive Interview on our website. All the Award Winners may upload their credits on IMDb. Only the Best Films of a whole year will be selected by the Jury for the Annual Screening Event, that will take place in the beautiful Saint-Vincent, Italy, in February 2020.

The Award Categories:

Special Jury Award: Outstanding Performance
Best Actor/Actress in a Drama
Best Actor/Actress in a Horror
Best Actor/Actress in a Historical Film
Best Actor/Actress in a Thriller
Best Actor/Actress in an Action Film
Best Actor/Actress in a Sci-Fi
Best Actor/Actress in a Fantasy
Best Actor/Actress in a Comedy
Best Actor/Actress in a Romance
Best Actor/Actress in a Noir Film
Best Actor/Actress in a Detective Film
Best Supporting Actor/Actress
Best Child Actor/Actress (from 5 to 12 y.o.)
Best Young Actor/Actress (from 12 to 18 y.o.)
Best Acting Debut
Best Voice Over Performance
Best Ensemble/Duo

** Before submitting your project please read all rules and regulations **

What we’re looking for: Feature Films, Short Films, TV/Web-Series, Indie Films, Student Films, Music Videos, Commercials, Animations, Experimental Films, Documentaries. We accept films in any length, genre and language. Non-English films must have English subtitles.

We do not accept: 1. Amateur videos. 2. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations. 3. Films involving politics / films promoting political agenda. 4. Pornography. 5. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD). 6. We don’t accept scripts.

By submitting your film, take note that: The Best Actor Award is hereby granted the rights to utilize an excerpt (trailer/teaser/poster/stills) from any film submitted for promotional purposes. The films will not be available online. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be submitted to multiple categories. Winning categories varies every month depending on the submissions we receive and on the performances. If we think the categories submitted are not to a standard of the Best Actor Award win, they will be removed. The Competition reserves the right to refuse entries and the Jury can remove the movie from the competition at any time. Entry fees are non-refundable. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for possible screening (private and/or public) and understands and accepts these requirements, rules and regulations. Only the Best Films of a whole year will be selected by the Jury for the Annual Screening Event.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Best Actor Award, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

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  • Anna Carvalho

    I highly recommend this festival. Great quality films and excellent communication. We won two awards and we were really grateful for everything. Thank you so much

    November 2019
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    Response from festival:

    You are very welcome Anna and thank you for your kind words! All the best with your future projects!

  • Happy to have been a part of this awesome festival! Would definitely recommend!

    November 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much Effy and all the best with your future projects!

  • Jakub Boruń

    Great Competition, community and excellent communication! I have won two Gold Awards and it was a big surprise and honor for me. Thank you so much :)

    November 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much Jakub! You did a great job and can be very proud! All the very best!

  • A great festival to be in I highly recommend this festival and will submit future projects.

    November 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Dante and all the best with your future projects!

  • Great festival! I hope to continue to submit my projects to them each year! Thanks for the honorable mention award for my role in “Lakota” best Actor in a drama!

    November 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you John! All the very best with your future projects!