Gold Star Movie Awards is an engaging competition with cash prizes every month.

We promote world cinema and quality scripts to a wide range of audience both locally and internationally.

A panel of esteemed judges screen the submitted works over the month. Our team of social media experts promote the submitted works on social handles.

Widely appreciated and preferred by the indie filmmakers and script writers' community, Gold Star boasts of being one of the best reviewed festivals globally.

Awards

Special

Best Film of the Month (of any length)

Best Script of the Month (of any length)

Category Awards

Films/Videos -

Best Short
Best Feature
Best Documentary Short
Best Documentary Feature
Best Drama Short
Best Drama Feature
Best Sci Fi Short
Best Sci Fi Feature
Best Thriller Short
Best Thriller Feature
Best Horror Short
Best Horror Feature
Best Romantic Short
Best Romantic Feature
Best Experimental Short
Best Experimental Feature
Best Social Short
Best Social Feature
Best Women's Short
Best Women's Feature
Best LGBTQI+ Short
Best LGBTQI+ Feature
Best Comedy Short
Best Comedy Feature
Best Sports Film
Best Inspirational Film
Best Fantasy Short
Best Fantasy Feature
Best Animation Film
Best Ad Film
Best Web Series
Best TV Series
Best Young Adults Film
Best Children's Film
Best Music Video

Scripts

Best Short Script
Best Feature Script
Best Micro Script

Best Romantic Script
Best Thriller Script
Best Drama Script
Best Social Script
Best Horror Script
Best Sci Fi Script
Best Comedy Script

Additional awards

Best Actor (Single award, not dependent on the gender of the artist)
Best Make-Up
Best Special Effects
Best Cinematic Treatment
Best Color Grading
Best Director
Best Directorial Debut
Best Producer
Best Cinematography
Best Costume
Best Sound Design
Best Music Director
Best Choreographer

We provide Cash Prizes ($100 USD) to the following title winners every month-
1. Best Film of the month
2. Best Screenplay of the month

The selection process for Best Film/Best Script of the month is a completely independent process and doesn’t bear any relation with the winners in Best Short/Best Feature for films and scripts.

Please note that the submission categories and award categories maybe different and is based on the decisions of the festival's management team.

Rules

Films/videos either short or of feature length are accepted without any production year restrictions.

Original scripts of any length are accepted.

English subtitles are must for films/videos which are not in English.

Scripts are accepted only in English.

If any open source content is used in any film/videos, the same needs to be mentioned.

Submission fees are non-refundable.

The judges' decisions are final, non-negotiable and non-questionable.

Any film/script that promotes bias against any community, faith, gender, race, culture, sexual orientation shall be disqualified.

Non-English films without subtitles shall be disqualified.

Scripts not in English shall be disqualified.

Winners shall be provided with a printable certificate and laurel.

All information shall be on the public domain of FilmFreeway and our official website.

Spammers shall not be entertained.

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  • it's an honour to participate and be a winner in this prestigious film festival. communication is excellent and hope to participate in near future with my other project. Thank you very much jury who have finalised my film as a winner.

    June 2022
  • Excelente festival. Grato e muito feliz pela indicação e premiação.

    June 2022
  • VMP Films (www.vmpfilms.com) is pleased to announce that our feature length movie “Shades of Day - New Directors Cut (www.shadesofday.com) won Best Thriller Feature Award in the 18th session of Gold Star Movie Awards Festival. This is our 14th award for "The Shades" and 55th award for Vitaly Sumin (as writer-producer-director) -
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0838564
    Thank you so much - the team of Gold Star Movie Awards from all of us in the VMP. All the Very Best for you, guys!

    June 2022
  • Gold Star Movie Awards was an awesome experience for us.

    June 2022
  • Thank you for recognizing my film, Faith Interrupted, As Best Women’s Short Film. Great festival. Timely communication. Definitely worth it!

    June 2022