Hamburg Indie Fest is an international online film institution and competition, celebrating the language of cinema, indie filmmaking and film projects of all genres from all over the world.

The committee consists of filmmakers and authors based from all over the world.

Our monthly festival seeks to promote and award filmmakers and create online networking and events for filmmakers and screenwriters in order to promote film projects.

The festival stands with independent filmmaking and believes in the power of cinema. It is our pleasure to consider film and script projects of all genres for various categories of the festival. Our festival will also award acting, writing, cinematography, editing and composing for film music in each monthly edition of the festival as well.

The Festival accept narrative and short films in all genres and categories.

Awards & Prizes
Best Narrative Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary short
Best Short Experimental
Best Short Animation
Best Short Science Fiction
Best Short Horror
Best Short Director
Best Short Producer
Best Short Cinematography
Best Short Editor
Best Short Actress
Best Short Actor
Best Short Script
Best Short Unproduced script
Best TV Series/Pilot/Web
Best Short Comedy
Best Short Student Film
Best Music Video
Best Short Thriller
Best Trailer
Best Composer
Best Short First Time Filmmaker
Best Short Female Filmmaker
Best Short Independent Film
Best Feature Director
Best Feature Producer
Best Feature Actress
Best Feature Actor
Best Feature Script
Best Unproduced script
Best First Time Filmmaker
Best Female Feature Filmmaker

Terms & Rules
✓ Films must have been completed after 2017 in order to be eligible for the online festival.
✓ Any Foreign film must have English or German subtitles.

✓ All genres and all countries are eligible.

✓ You must own the rights or have permission from the owner in order to submit.

Overall Rating
  • Sue Schroeder

    Thank you for nominating home as a semi-finalist. This was a great experience!

    October 2023
  • I love to support people in all imaginable situations.
    Page 23 from the book ! " A course in Miracles "
    I am here only to be truly helpful.
    Thank you for the good experience

    October 2023
  • Fine festival to be part of. Thank you.

    October 2023
  • Karinthal McCray

    Thank you for selecting my script "The Escorted" as a Semi-Finalist. I am very appreciative. Thank you again.

    October 2023
  • Nicolai Tegeler

    Thank you!
    It was a pleasure!

    October 2023