Celebrating the discovery of hidden talent by recognizing and rewarding the creative work of artists from all over the world.

The second edition of the breaking TV film festival allows filmmakers to reach a worldwide TV audience and start earning money with their projects.

Via the Breaking-TV Film Festival, the best projects are selected to be showcased on the Breaking-TV network, filmmakers then get paid 50% of the applicable Purchase Price for Titles accessed via Digital Purchase or Digital Rental and 50% of the applicable Purchase Price for Titles accessed via Non-Breaking-TV membership.

For Titles made available for Breaking-TV membership, Breaking-TV will pay you £0.02 per view on a per-title basis (for standalone titles and seasons), based on the number Viewed by customers in the applicable Territory.

We broadcast our channel to a global audience. We stream our content globally via our website so our viewers can watch and re-watch, anywhere and at anytime with the Breaking-TV membership.

Because great stories change the way we see the world, we dedicate ourselves to showcasing ground breaking films, not found on mainstream platforms, from the worlds most innovative independent filmmakers.

The Award ceremony will take place on the 26th of January 2023 at the Whirled Cinema in London, United Kingdom, and also broadcast live. Awards and Trophies will be delivered for:
- Best Film
- Best Short-Film
- Best Documentary
- Best Series
- Best Animation
- Best Actress
- Best Actor
- Best Director
- Best Female Director
- Best Supporting Actress
- Best Supporting Actor
- Best Comedy
- Best Horror
- Best Science Fiction
- Best LGBTQ
- Best Music Video

Entries are open to both UK and international filmmakers based outside the UK with two separate tiers of submission.
Films must have been completed in the past 5 years.
You can submit your project to more than one category.

Step 1: First cut
Your project will be evaluated for originality, quality and authenticity to move forward step 2. Your project will also be checked to verify if it is eligible for the festival.

Step 2: Promotion
If your project passes step 1, we will start promoting your project on the Breaking-TV network and on social media.

Step 3: Project in Competition
(At this point you are already eligible to start earning money with your project on the Breaking-TV platform).

Step 4: Official selection
The official selection and nominees 2021-2022.
Your project will be uploaded to the Breaking-TV network. The Breaking-TV audience will be the judges, voting for the projects they like the most: Your project is now in the final running for the winner.

Step 5: Winners announcement

All entries must be in English or contain English subtitles if not in the English language. Non-English entries without subtitles, or supplementary printed translations, can unfortunately not be considered.

The preview format must be a digital online screener. Submit either through a festival submission platform’s internal screener (like FilmFreeway) or via a hosting site like Vimeo. If you are unable/unwilling to use digital submission, please contact us and we’ll work something out.

Shorts must be less than 50 minutes. All projects over 50 minutes should submit to the feature category.
If you are submitting more than one entry, a separate submission is required for each film.
The Breaking-TV Film Festival and The Breaking-TV Network have the right to use a trailer, stills, and posters for promotional purposes.