★ IMDb Qualifying Festival ★

Florence Film Awards is a monthly and annual international film festival that has rewarded important movie stars as Anita Ekberg, William Baldwin, Eric Roberts, Mira Sorvino, Terrence Howard, Malcolm McDowell, Jeremy Piven, Claudia Gerini and many more actors and directors from all around the world. 

Florence is the city of the Art and we think that films are the highest point of the Art. Our mission is to promote films, and be another step up in the filmmakers' careers.
Each month, our Jury will award the best films.


Best Picture (feature film or short film, any genre)

Best Feature Film
Best Feature Documentary
Best Indie Feature Film (low budget)
Best Short Film
Best Indie Short Film (low budget)
Best Short Documentary
Best Super Short Film
Best Web/Tv Series
Best Music Video
Best Student Film
Best Experimental
Best Animation
Best Inspirational Film
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Thriller
Best Action
Best Sci-Fi
Best Fantasy
Best Producer
Best First Time Director
Best Director Feature Film
Best Director Short Film
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Screenplay
Best Original Score
Best Original Song
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Sound Design
Best Short Script
Best Feature Script

Silver Awards
Honorable Mentions

All winners receive a free certificate (pdf/jpg file).

We accept:
- Short and feature films, in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction), experimental or animated film.
- Music Videos
- Web/TV Series (also pilot)
- Feature Scripts, Short Scripts

By submitting your film, take note that:
- You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purpose.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
- You agree to receive promotional email from us and our festival partners
- The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is English or Italian)
- The scripts must be in English or Italian.

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. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD

Overall Rating
  • A very nice festival. You notice, this people love film. I can recommend it to all filmmakers.

    May 2022
  • Severina Mladenova

    What an incredible experience this was! Thank you for providing this great platform for a 16 year old girl who is a first time movie producer/director.

    May 2022
  • It's a great honour for our film "Alessandra" to be chosen as an official selection at the Florence Film Awards, the cast and crew are very excited to be part of this wonderful festival. 

    May 2022
  • Lawrence DeGala

    Much gratitude and appreciation to the Festival Director, Film Judges and Event Staff for a wonderful film festival experience! See you next time!

    May 2022
  • Kasha Fauscett

    Amazing festival! Highly recommend to filmmakers!

    May 2022