The International Diversity Film Festival recognizes and showcases films and screenplays with a member of an underrepresented community included as one of the following: Lead Character OR Filmmaker (Director, Writer, or Producer).

FILMS: The International Diversity Film Festival recognizes and showcases narrative and documentary features and shorts (including web episodes) in ALL genres.

SCRIPTS: The International Diversity Film Festival recognizes and showcases feature screenplays, shorts, and television scripts.

The International Diversity Film Festival was created to encourage content creators from unique backgrounds to share their stories/ The festival will promote the work of diverse (thought, race, gender, age, religion, physical ability and sexual orientation) filmmakers and recognize them globally for their achievements in film.

Whether a finalist or not, all officially selected filmmakers will be invited to join us at the International Diversity Film Festival for screenings, networking, resources, collaboration, learning, partnerships and for our official premieres and awards ceremony blocks.

The International Diversity Film Festival selections will be judged and decided on by award-winning independent filmmakers working in the industry.

Whether you're a finalist or not, this festival is a blast all around!

*The International Diversity Film Festival is a proud partner of Final Draft and iPitch.Tv

We're also official partners of The Film Festival Network! If you're interested in taking your film career to the next level online, go visit FilmFestNetwork.com - Their interview packages and review publications are built to help independent filmmakers grow. It's an amazing platform, and it's a great community to be a part of if you're interested in growing your film career! -> FilmFestNetwork.com

**The 2022 Film Festival is being held through an immersive online festival event venue that will span across 72 hours: Loaded up with resources, panels, interviews, masterclasses, accessible tools, networking opportunities, educational opportunities and of course, a whole lot of incredible, privately screened films.
We can't wait to see you there!

->DIFF 2022 will be held on August 25th, 2022 - This season's notifications will be sent out August 18th, 2022!

-BEST SHORT FILM-
A laurel and certificate for the creator that most exemplifies what the International Diversity Film Fest is all about and shows incredible talent in their short form work.

-BEST FEATURE FILM-
A laurel and certificate for the creator that most exemplifies what the International Diversity Film Fest is all about and shows incredible talent in their feature length work.

-BEST DIRECTING-
A laurel and certificate for the most outstanding directing in a film.

-BEST MUSIC VIDEO-
A laurel and certificate for the most outstanding music video.

-BEST DOCUMENTARY-
A laurel and certificate for the most outstanding documentary.

-BEST STUDENT FILM-
A laurel and certificate for the most outstanding student film.

-BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN AWARD-
A laurel and certificate for the most outstanding production design in a film.

-BEST ALTERNATE CONTENT AWARD-
An honorary award for the best content that just doesn't fit the conventional category mold.

-BEST SHORT SCRIPT-
A laurel and certificate for the most outstanding writing in a short form script.

BEST FEATURE SCRIPT-
A laurel and certificate for the most outstanding writing in a feature script.

All entries should be sent via FilmFreeway with a secure online screener.

-Each accepted film must be submitted in the .mp4 or .mov format, preferably.

-By submitting to the festival you confirm that you own the rights of the film, including the rights to the music in the film.

-There is no minimum running time.

-Films must have been completed on or after Jan 1, 2019.

-All genres are welcome (narrative, animated, experimental, documentary or music video).

-Filmmakers may submit multiple entries as long as each film is submitted with its own Entry Form, online screener and paid Entry Fee.

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  • Thankful for the platform and the ability to promote different films from different cultures.

    October 2022
  • Anna Ma

    The website and event of this festival are awesome. I was so honored to be granted as one of the finalists in the category of feature length script. Hope to network with other filmmakers soon.

    September 2022
  • Very cool. They like our script Bikers of Oz.

    September 2022
  • Wonderful event! So, so proud to have won Best Screenplay! THANK YOU a thousand times.

    January 2022
  • It was a great experience for me to participate in International Diversity Film Festival. Thank you so much for your consideration.

    October 2021