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 our formal networking mixer followed by the official premiere and awards ceremony.

The International Diversity Film Festival selections will be judged and decided on by award-winning independent filmmakers working in the industry. With that, the screening will have industry guest speakers in attendance to present awards to our filmmakers.

So whether you're a finalist or not, the festival will be a blast all around!

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

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

-HONORABLE MENTIONS-
A certificate awarded to a few incredible, talented creators that were contenders for other categories of award. For achievements in excellent filmmaking overall.

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, 2018.

-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.