GOLDEN HORSE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is the finest festival.
We are inviting short script, feature script, television script, short film and feature films.
And we are encouraged to promote every project.

We are happy to invite wonderful projects around the world

“If my films make one more person miserable,
I’ll feel I have done my job.”

- Woody Allen.

The Certificate Awards are given in the following categories:
Best International Feature Film
Best Indian Feature Film
Best International Short Film
Best Indian Short Film
Best Director
Best Debut Filmmaker
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Musical Theme
Best Original Score
Best Sound Designing
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Experimental Film
Best Horror/Thriller/Fantastic/Science Fiction Film
Best Women’s Film
Best Film on Women
Best Animated Film
Best LGBT Film
Best Documentary Film
Best Single Shot Sort Film
Best Family/Children Film
Best Film on Nature/Environment/Wildlife
Best Poster
Best Trailer

Please read these Rules & Terms carefully before you submit your film.
By submitting your film into competition in the

GOLDEN HORSE IFF, you expressly acknowledge and agree that you shall be bound by the terms of these Rules & Terms.

Submitting your film to the GOLDEN HORSE IFF is not a guarantee of selection.

All the winning films will receive an award or certificate.

We treat every filmmaker equally.

Do not submit industrial or instructional works.

1. Films made in languages other than English must have English subtitles otherwise they will be summarily rejected.

2. The GOLDEN HORSE IFF reserves the right to refuse entries.

3. The GOLDEN HORSE IFF will not refund any fees if the filmmaker fails to submit the film in the correct category. Films submitted without the correct fees or proper submission media may be deemed ineligible at the discretion of the GOLDEN HORSE IFF programming director or executive director. The festival does not cover any of the expenses incurred by the filmmaker.

4. After a film has been an official selection, the filmmaker will be notified, and eventually the film will be listed on the festival website under Official Selections. The Official Selection status doesn’t mean that your film will be screened at the festival. It means that your film has been appreciated by our judges of panel and you can use the festival logo on your poster.

5. A nominee will be privately screened for the GOLDEN HORSE IFF judging panel, and will not be screened initially to the public.

6. A filmmaker’s submission fee will not be reimbursed if they decide to withdraw their submission. All entry fees are non-refundable.

7. GOLDEN HORSE IFF 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

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  • Line Rainville

    It was a great festival. We are grateful for having bein part of this journey. Thank you!

    July 2023
  • Unusual. No activity. What happened? No winners announced.

    May 2023
  • It is a great pleasure to be a part of this prestigious festival. We are honored and deeply appreciative that the festival selected our artwork as an Award Winner. The festival has outstanding communication and is well-managed by professionals. May the festival keep giving filmmakers a stage that encourages the freedom of expression. Keep up the great work! 🙏

    March 2023
  • We are honored and deeply appreciative that your festival selected our artwork as an Award Winner. The festival has outstanding communication and is well-managed by professionals. May the festival keep giving filmmakers a stage that encourages self creativity, imagination and film-making freedom. It was a great pleasure to be a part of this prestigious festival. Keep up the good work guys! God bless everyone

    March 2023
  • Chris Beadnell

    Very well run festival. Good communication

    March 2023