Hollywood Sun Awards is a platform for independent artists around the world to submit their work. We wish to explore the current indie film community, and honor those who are reaching high levels of achievement in their art.

Hollywood Sun Awards wishes to support the very best in new independent cinema.

Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary Feature
Best Animation Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Animation Short
Best Music Video
Best Trailer
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Cinematography
Best Score
Best Visual FX
Best Editing
Audience/Jury Favorite

· Entries must be in English or - Subtitled, dubbed in English.
· Every submission has to pick one main category.
· Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
· All entries should be sent via FilmFreeway. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us.
· Works in progress are accepted.
· Entries will not be returned.
· Entry fees are non-refundable

Overall Rating
  • Really clear communicators at the Hollywood Sun Awards. I was notified on time and everything ran smoothly. Love this festival!

    February 2020
  • A great festival to be apart of will submit future projects

    December 2019
  • Muito feliz em participar do festival e agradecido pelo prêmio. Não vamos deixar que essa história seja esquecida!
    Abss a todos.

    December 2019
  • james pravasilis

    Thank you for being such a great Festival

    December 2019
  • Victor Marin

    Wonderful festival. I will repeat =). Happy to be included in it.

    October 2019