30 % OFF CODE only for a limited time: 30GRACE2021
UPDATE ** Due to COVID-19 restrictions our Public Event will be rescheduled for July 2021. Additionally all the films of the past Official Selection will be screened throughout the Event.
GRACE! International Film Festival & Cinema Awards
is an annual international event focusing on independent filmmakers.
Located in the centre of Berlin,
we look forward to host an unique event at Arsenal cinema theatre.
The Festival’s mission is to support independent filmmakers
and to bring them to wider attention.
Our aim is to give the talented filmmakers
a helpful step in their future careers
and to provide them an alternative to the commercial film experience.
The Festival accepts films of any genre and format
and will showcase some of the excellentest international short films in:
- Narrative, Documentary, Experimental, Animation,
- Student, Debut, Woman Filmmaker, Young Filmmaker,
- Trailer, Music Video and Drone Film.
The GRACE! IFF accepts screenplays as well and has a student category
to submit and provides special fees for them.
We take to heart the amount of work put into each film.
The committee judge all films equally
and with great respect and consideration.
The quality standard of GRACE IFF is very high,
so finalists of this competition can be really proud of their achievement.
All the finalists will go to the annual competition
ending with the live screening event in Berlin we organize each season.
Some of the winner films will also be screened
at other international film festivals.
Please note that we will not display your films or screenplays online,
with the exception of a poster, a description and/or a trailer.
''BEST OF FEST''-FILM: PRIZE MONEY + TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
SPECIAL MENTION: AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST NARRATIVE: TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST DOCUMENTARY: TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST EXPERIMENTAL: TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST SMARTPHONE FILM: TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST ANIMATION: TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST TRAILER: TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST MUSIC VIDEO: TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST DRONE: TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST SCREENPLAY: TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST DIRECTOR: AWARD CERTIFICATE + TROPHY
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER: AWARD CERTIFICATE + TROPHY
BEST PRODUCER: AWARD CERTIFICATE + TROPHY
BEST ACTRESS: AWARD CERTIFICATE + TROPHY
BEST ACTOR: AWARD CERTIFICATE + TROPHY
Prizes will be given to both categories and individuals.
Prize money will also be given
depending on the number of submissions.
1) Short films are 45 min. and under.
Features are any film over 45 min..
2) International films are required to have English subtitles.
3) Films must be 2015 or newer to qualify for an award.
4) Your submission implies that you have the legal right to represent
and submit this film for consideration, along with your acceptance of GIFF ules and terms.
5) GIFF reserves the right to refuse acceptance of submissions deemed by the festival
to be inappropriate and violating the rules and terms.
6) One entry fee per category.
The same film can be entered into one or more categories,
but each category requires an entry fee.
7) All fees are non-refundable