Welcome to the Edison International Film Festival, a distinguished competition celebrating the art of cinema. We take pride in extending a warm invitation to filmmakers worldwide, uniting their diverse talents under one roof.
Our paramount mission is to unearth and champion gifted filmmakers from across the globe, empowering them to showcase their remarkable productions within our extensive network and thereby broadening the horizons of their projects.
Join us on this inspiring cinematic journey, where we celebrate creativity, foster connections, and illuminate the art of storytelling from all corners of the world.
Together, we endeavor to leave an indelible mark on the film industry, shining a spotlight on the brilliant visionaries who make it all possible.

The officially selected project in each month receives EIFF laurel.
All the Finalists, Winners and Honorable Mentions will be listed on our website.

Best Feature
Best Short Film
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Romantic
Best Dark Comedy
Best Horror
Best Thriller
Best Fantasy
Best Sci-Fi
Best Mystery
Best Crime
Best Action
Best Parody
Best Western
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Web Series
Best Music Video
Best Experimental
Best Trailer
Best Poster
Best Photography


Best Producer
Best Director
Best First Time Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Young Actor
Best Young Actress
Best Acting Duo
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Sound Design
Best Original Score
Best Original Screenplay
Best Visual FX
Best Special FX
Best Costume Design
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Best Special Makeup
Best Production Design

Please read these Terms & conditions carefully before you submit your film. By submitting your film to the contest you agree to the following conditions.
EDISON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (EIFF), you expressly agree that you will be bound by the terms of these.
1.Films must be submitted via an online screener only. We do not accept films submitted on DVD.
2.All non-English films must have English subtitles (Tamil Films don't need Subtitled in any language).
3.Multiple entries are allowed from a filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
4.All winners receive a logo and certificate (PDF/JPG file, ready for print).
5.Not all the submissions are selected for the official competition. Our Judges are free to make their own choices and no answers will be given about not selected films.
6.Your film will be screened exclusively in front of our jurors at a monthly event. Movies will not be screened in public places.
7. EDISON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL may without advance notice amend these Rules & Terms from time to time. Each and every such amendment shall become effective immediately. It is your responsibility to periodically check for updates of these Rules & Terms.
* Films released before January 1st, 2010
* Films with a poor production standard.
* Extremist or propaganda content from religious / political organizations.
* Films involving politics / Ignoring other national laws
* Amateur videos / Violence towards children / Animal cruelty