Festigious is a monthly film competition. Each month, our Jury will award the best films through private screenings, and make a special interview with the winner of the Best Picture (Film of the Month) award. The Best Picture monthly winners will also compete in January 2019 for the Best of Fest award (best film of the year).

Films entered in multiple categories may win multiple awards.

Best Picture (Film of the Month)
Best Narrative Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Drama
Best Thriller
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Sci-Fi
Best Crime Film
Best Dark Comedy
Best Mystery Film
Best Film Noir
Best Western
​Best Animation Feature
Best Animation Short
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Short
Best Inspirational Film
Best Indie Film
Best Micro Film (up to 120 seconds)
Best Music Video
Best Web Series
Best Experimental Film
Best 18 and Under
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Duo
Best Original Score
Best Editing
Best Visual Effects
Best Cinematography
Best First Time Director
Best Student Film
Best Commercial/Promotional
Best Trailer
Best Original Story
Best Screenplay - Short
Best Screenplay - Feature

* The Best of Fest annual winner will receive one free Festigious statuette. Other winners may order a statuette for themselves and their team, for $290 including shipping.
All winners receive a digital certificate, ready to print.

What we’re looking for? Story-based films, which can be in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction), or animation.
The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is English).

By submitting your film, take note that:
- You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster) for promotional purpose.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- You must own all the rights to the film.

Festigious does not accept the following:
1. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations
2. Political films
3. Films which are made before 2012
4. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD)

Overall Rating
  • Thank you, Festigious team, for letting our film be a part of this wonderful festival. Working with you was easy and enjoyable.
    "Late Again Ana" team are very thankful for the award!
    We wish your festival all the best and hope to work with you again.

    March 2019
  • Chris Carr

    Great festival, wonderful people. Thank you Festigious!

    March 2019
  • Matthew Hickney

    it was great to participate! thank you for getting our movie!

    March 2019
  • Emily Vere Nicoll

    Great festival, excellent staff, terrific opportunity to push your work out into the world!

    March 2019
  • Terry Simons

    Everyone involved with My Friend: Standing Strong is grateful for the acknowledgment of our little film My Friend: Standing Strong, on canine bone cancer. The festival was easy to work with and simple to understand. Great communication! Thank you for a great monthly festival.

    March 2019