★ IMDb Qualifying Festival ★

Hollywood Gold Awards is an international monthly film festival with monthly live screenings.

Our mission is to promote films, and be another step up in the filmmakers' careers.
Each month, our Jury will award the best films.

In the last few years we rewarded important movie stars as Jeremy Irons, Anita Ekberg, Eric Roberts and many more actors and directors from all around the world. 

A selection of winning films will be screened every month at The Hudson Theatres in Los Angeles.

MONTHLY COMPETITION (35 categories):

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

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

Every month we'll assign two awards (Gold Award and Silver Award) for each category and 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.
- Only a selection of winning films will be screened.
- Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
- By submitting for the festival, you agree to receive promotional emails from the festival itself or from its partners.
- 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
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  • A marvelous proud feeling to have some recognition from my home country and then in Hollywood with an award for "Salinger's Two Dark Muses".

    September 2022
  • Bev Gandara

    I am honored to have my screenplay WHILE I WAIT recognized with a Silver Award for Best Feature Script. The quality of the Film Festival is stellar. The communication by staff is prompt and professional. Highly recommended.

    September 2022
  • Melahn Atkinson

    Thank you for sharing and honoring our music video, We’re Here! We enjoyed participating.

    September 2022
  • Mario Côté

    We were very happy to participate in the Festival. We would like to thank the jury who awarded us the Mention honorable. Unfortunately, we were unable to attend the Festival.

    September 2022
  • Sean Tansey

    I found the Hollywood Gold Awards to be a discerning, objectively critical film festival. I would highly recommend it! Very professional and hospitable people working over there.
    Sean

    September 2022