International Screen Awards Group is a Bi-monthly Festivals. We are looking for skillfully crafted films with strong stories, made with passion, and with good composition. We appreciated every department in producing a film. It is a team work, and each department deserved recognition for their artistic taste, for their hard work, for their vision, for their expertise, for their skill, and for their passion.

International Screen Awards accept timeless films from any genres and any part of the world.

We welcome students and newcomers to enter into emerging categories.
Films with various languages are welcome but must be added with English subtitle (or it can be dubbed into English).

CATEGORIES:

GENERAL CATEGORY BASED ON FILM LENGTH:
Fiction Films:
- International Short Film
Fiction film with duration less than 24 minutes

- International Fiction Featurette
Fiction film with 24–40 minutes in running time.

- International Feature Film
Fiction film with duration longer than 40 minutes
Documentary film: Including docufiction and docudrama. (Docufiction refers to a cinematographic combination of documentary and fiction, and a docudrama relates to the documentary that includes dramatized re-enactments of actual events.

- International Short Documentary
Documentary with a running time less than 24 minutes

- International Documentary Featurette

Documentary film with 24-40 minutes in running time
- International Documentary Feature

Documentary with a running time more than 40 minutes
- International Music Video
- Emerging International Director
- Emerging International Short Film
- Emerging International Feature Film
- Emerging International Documentary

International Script Awards:
(English language only, send your script in .pdf format)

- International Short Script
(5-60 Pages)
- International Feature Script
(> 60 Pages)

GENRES AWARDS:
- Action film
- Adventure film/documentary
- Animation film/documentary
- Biography film/documentary
- Comedy film
- Crime film/documentary
- Drama film
- Faith-Based film/documentary
- Family film/documentary
- Fantasy film/documentary
- Film-Noir
- History film/documentary
- Horror film/documentary
- Music film/documentary
- Musical film/documentary
- Mystery film/documentary
- Romance film
- Sci-Fi film/documentary
- Sports film/documentary
- Thriller film/documentary
- War film/documentary
- Western film/documentary

PERFORMANCE AWARDS:

PERFORMANCE IN INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM:
- actor
- actress
- supporting actor
- supporting actress
- couple performance
- ensemble cast
- newcomer performance
- child performance

PERFORMANCE IN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM:
- actor
- actress
- supporting actor
- supporting actress
- couple performance
- ensemble cast
- newcomer performance
- child performance

PERFORMANCE IN EMERGING FEATURE FILM
- actor
- actress
- supporting actor
- supporting actress
- couple performance
- ensemble cast
- newcomer performance
- child performance

PERFORMANCE IN EMERGING DOCUMENTARY
- actor
- actress
- supporting actor
- supporting actress
- couple performance
- ensemble cast
- newcomer performance
- child performance

PRODUCTION AWARDS:

PRODUCTION IN INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM:
- director
- cinematographer
- production designer
- costume designer
- sound
- music director
- editor
- screenplay

PRODUCTION IN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM:
- director
- cinematographer
- production designer
- costume designer
- sound
- music director
- editor
- screenplay

PRODUCTION IN EMERGING FEATURE FILM:
- director
- cinematographer
- production design
- costume design
- sound
- music director
- editor
- screenplay

PRODUCTION IN EMERGING DOCUMENTARY FILM:
- director
- cinematographer
- production design
- costume design
- sound
- music director
- editor
- screenplay

DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION:

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
- director
- cinematography
- editing
- sound
- music
- visual effects
- concept

INTERNATIONAL SHORT DOCUMENTARY
- director
- cinematography
- editing
- sound
- music
- visual effects
- concept

- All winners are Official Selection and will receive Platinum, or Golden, or Silver Award.
- When attending the Awards Ceremony in Indonesia, winners will receive physical awards such as statue, certificate, sash, and other winning souvenirs.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. By submitting your film/s or script or music video (Work) to the International Screen Awards (the Festival), you agree to all Terms and Conditions below in full.

*FILM SUBMITTED*
- Submitter/filmmakers guarantee that all submitted work is original, and all right, title, and interest (including copyright) therein and thereto is owned and/or controlled by the submitter/filmmaker to the full extent necessary to enable the Festival to use the Work as contemplated by these Rules.
- Submitter/filmmakers guarantee that the Work submitted does not infringe upon the intellectual property or other statutory or common law rights of any third party.
- All submissions should be sent prepaid.
- All submission fees are not refundable.
- When a work is accepted, filmmaker/submitter must provide us with your poster or film still, and a brief synopsis (softcopy for website purposes).
- All selection committees' and juries' decisions are finals.
- Only attending winning filmmakers at our Awards Ceremony will receive physical awards. Regardless of the Prize and the winning status, winning filmmakers who can't attend the Awards Ceremony, will only receive laurels.
- The Festival has the right to disqualify a winning film for any reasons, without having to explain the reasons to the submitter.
- The Festival has the right to work with any institution and partners festival for all kind of cooperation, including joint events or promotions.
- Submission of an entry gives the festival or its appointed partner permission to have accepted poster or frame of the work exhibited, or photographed for publicity purposes. - The Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes in regulations or deadlines.

- It is a must to keep communications with the Festival professional and in good taste. Failure to do so may result in disqualification at any point in the adjudication process, including the nullification of Official Selection status or nominations. That stated, the Festival will only communicate with the person who submitted his/her film to the festival, and that Festival should not be expected to communicate with any other persons.

- The Festival Management reserves the right to make changes in the profile of the Festival if it becomes necessary to do so due to circumstances beyond his/her control.
- Submitter/filmmakers acknowledge that remediation of any sort will be limited to a refund of their submission fees.

- Submitter/filmmakers agree to indemnify us and hold us and our employees, owners, affiliates, and partners harmless from all claims and liability associated with your participation or entry to the Festival.

- All disputes in respect of any matter relating to the Festival shall be subjected to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in North Jakarta. Any dispute arising as a result of submission to the Festival will have a recourse limited to the lesser of either the submission fee paid or the cost of correcting the issue.

- By submitting to the Festival, submitter/filmmaker indicates that they have read, understand, agree with, and will comply all of the Terms and Condition above, and accept all of the terms and conditions herein, in their entirety, without modification.

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  • JAROSLAW GOGOLIN

    Great festival!! Very professional!! Thank you for giving opportunity to indie filmmakers from around the World!

    May 2019
  • Professional festival, I like it. Good communication.

    May 2019