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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 had important movie stars among the films in competition, as Ben Affleck, Jeremy Irons, Anita Ekberg, Eric Roberts, Bill Nighy, Kevin McNally 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 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

Gold Awards
Silver Awards
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
  • Thanks to all the professional and dedicated staff to making their festival such a fun, enlightening experience.

    February 2024
  • Thank you for the win and interview for “Shenanigans”!

    February 2024
  • Very honored that my video AND THERE'S SOMEONE has been awarded in such an outstanding film festival. All my gratitude!

    February 2024
  • Barry Samson

    Wow, Wow and Wow! The Hollywood Gold Awards are fantastic!
    Our movie "Cats and Husbands" was awarded Best inspirational Film and Best Drama. We won Gold Awards for Comedy Film, Actress, Screenplay and Original Score! We also won Silver Awards for Short Film and Editing! So, so Honored and so grateful, Thank you Hollywood Gold Awards!

    February 2024
  • Irina Vodar

    Hollywood Gold Awards is an amazing Indie Film festival serving as a hub for many more first tier references and recommendations. Highly recommend it!!!

    February 2024