The Hollywood Hills Film Awards are a monthly awards competition honoring the best filmmakers from all over the world.

We use an exhaustive network of industry professionals to find its panel of judges. With rotating judges, there are always fresh eyes looking at the submitted films and screenplays.

Every official selection will get a laurel, after that we will announce the winners and honorable mentions.

· Best Feature Film
· Best Short Film 

· Best Feature Documentary
· Best Short Documentary
· Best Animation Feature
· Best Animation Short
· Best Director

· Best Actor

· Best Actress 

· Best Screenplay 

· Best Original Score 

· Best Cinematography 

· Best Special Effects

· Best Editing

· Entries must be in English or - Subtitled, dubbed in English.
· All entries should be sent via FilmFreeway. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us. 

· IMPORTANT: Every submission must pick one main category , additional judging categories are optional.

· Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories. 

· Works in progress are accepted

· Entries will not be returned
· No fee waivers.
· Entry fees are non-refundable

Overall Rating
  • Julia Dubreuil

    Thank you very much! I was selected and I'm thankful.

    May 2019
  • Great communication and a real boost to my confidence. Thank you.

    January 2019
  • Heather Connell

    Thanks for a great experience! Excellent communication and feedback for filmmakers.

    January 2019
  • Tom Thorpe

    Well-organized, user-friendly contest with insightful judging. A worthwhile activity within the film-making industry.

    January 2019
  • Aric Iverson

    An awesome festival! Nothing short of five stars. With such high quality film selections, I take a lot of pride in being awarded by Hollywood Hills Film Awards. Thank you HHFA!

    October 2018