Diamond Eye is here for international communications and new visions at cinema, which is able to awaken the deepest emotions in the eyes of the beholder.
In the DEIFF every filmmaker is equal, regardless of its color, gender, religion, age. The only thing we're looking for - emotions.
Diamond Eye - Monthly Film Festival with annual Live-Screening in Center of Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Every month we're selecting 3 works that we'll go to our annual event in Cinema Center 'Velikan-Park'.
Diamond Eye was organised by people who wants to find works that are still can evoke emotions and make viewers cry, laugh, scare, think to the deepest of thier souls. We're bored of cinema that is emotionless and make nothing but money. We want to see those who can break down this parad of plastic and start the new era of cinema.
The Purest Diamond Eye Award is 1000$ for the absolute winner of annual event.
Diamond Eye will start youtube channel where winners can publish their works, promote them and get 100% of the proceeds.

Annual Awards:
1000$ Cash Prize for the best picture
Trophies for 2nd and 3rd places
YouTube promotion of best work on our channel (if needed)
Monthly Awards:
3 Greatest works will go to our Annual Event every month
Best Short Film
Best Feature Film
Best Documentary
Best Animation
Best Music Video
Best ECO Work
Best Photography
Best Educational Film
Best BLM Film
Best Short Screenplay
Best Feature Screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Costume Design
Best Scenography
Best Debut
Best Young Actor
Best Young Actress
Best Original Score
Best Original Soundtrack
Best Sound Design
Best Comedy
Best Detective
Best Thriller
Best Drama
Best Horror
Best Dark Comedy
Best Sci-Fi
Best LGBTQ+ Film
Best VFX
Best Color Editing
Best 360 Film
Best Student Film

1.We accept films of all genres and lengths
2.Completion Date after January 2015
3.All Non-English Entries Must be subtitled in English
4.DEIFF can use trailer/teaser/film poster/stills or BTS for promotional purpose (but do not release, under any form or circumstances, the full film)
5.Entry fees are non-refundable.
6.The submitter owns all the rights to the film.
7.The submitter cannot withdraw the submission after the official selection announcement.
8.Films that doesn't match category will be disqualified.
9.DEIFF can change the rules and the final event date and place.

Overall Rating
  • Great festival to be a part of.

    September 2021
  • Wow! What an eye opening experience entering the Diamond Eye Festival! The Diamond Eye Team are very professional and I love how they expound up and show interest in your work! My screenplay 'Girl On Fire' is a WINNER! WOW! - THANK YOU!

    October 2021
  • I'm very honoured to have been selected with my short film A MARTYR OF THE PEN, a Wonderful festival. With excellent creativity, communication and organisation, I will be submitting future projects. Thank you DE.

    October 2021
  • Lisa Maydwell

    Thank you for including my project in your festival. I hope to be back next year.

    September 2021
  • What a fantastic film festival to receive honorable mention and remand official selection from. Thank you to the entire team at Diamond Eye. Bravo and Cheers to many more years of continued success.

    September 2021