IMDb qualifier’s Hollywood Gold Awards is a monthly and annual international 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.

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

MONTHLY COMPETITION (41 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 Director Super Short Film
Best First Time Director
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Original Screenplay
Best Original Story
Best Original Score
Best Original Song
Best Cinematography
Best Production Design
Best Costume Design
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Best Editing
Best Sound Design
Best VFX
Best Feature Script
Best Short Script

Every month we'll assign two awards (Gold Award and Silver Award) for each category.

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.
- Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
- The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is English or Italian)
- The scripts must be in English or Italian or French

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
  • Haleh Saberi

    It was an amazing experience participating in this highly organized festival with our short Broken. Thank you!

    October 2021
  • Quality! The crew inspired me, a young film maker to keep telling stories, thank you all at Hollywood Gold Awards!

    October 2021
  • Happy to be recognized by Hollywood Gold Award.
    Thank you

    October 2021
  • I'm truly honored to have my drama/fantasy feature "The Seedling" selected as an Award Winner! Thank you so much!

    October 2021
  • HGA is another great festival with awesome value and professionalism. I was honored with The Gold Award for my short Script, "The Letter." This festival is a must! Thank you, HGA!

    October 2021