European lnternational Film Awards is not only looking for independent projects of all genres, many of which are low-budget or no-budget, but also from all countries, especially those that are traditionally underrepresented in the world film industry.

Every year, our festival will promote and screen dozens of the best short and feature films of all genres.

We will glad if welcomes submissions of features and shorts, and all forms of film production.

Our task and goal is to push the boundaries of author's creativity and bring unique artistic and cinematic experience from around the world.
we want to appreciate the contribution of new and older artists who will bring new inspiration with their work and push their boundaries further thanks to creativity and motivation.

Enjoy a live screening in the historic cities of Košice, Budapest and Prague

Our festival values and appreciates every artist/creator who sends us their work. All film projects are supervised and evaluated by a jury consisting of experts in the field of film, documentary, animation and music video. The best works are awarded a diploma or trophy every season.

Main Categories
Best Independent film
Best Feature film
Best Short Film Video
Best Indie Short Film
Best Music Video
Best Feature Documentary
Best Documentary Short Film
Best Experimental film
Best Art Short Film
Best Screenplay
Best Foreign Short film


Best Animation Short Film
Best Comedy Short Film
Best Action Short Film
Best Drama Short Film
Best LGBTQ Short Film
Best Horror Short Film
Best VFX Short Film
Best Enviromental Short Film
Best Sci-fi Short Film
Best Fantasy Short Film
Best Mobile Short Film
Best Low Budget Short
Best Student Short Film
Best Dance Short film
Best Black&White Short Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Production
Best Sound Design
Best Make Up
Best Teaser
Best Poster
Best Trailer

- We accept films of all genres.
- All films that are not in English must have English language subtitles.
-Entry fees are non refundable since our programmers need to evaluate each project twice.We do not offer fee waivers or respond to these types of emails.
- Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted. A separate submission and a separate entry fee must accompany each entry.
- All the winners of each category will receive an award certificate by e-mail.
- Winners will be announced each season on the "Notification Day".
-Proof of Student Status is required for entry to the Student category.
- The festival authorities will have the right to retain copies of each film and the material send as part of our festival library & can be screened in for, promotion, awareness & commercial purposes.
- Videos that are submitted must be the entrant’s original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third Parties.

-KIFF organizers reserve rights change, cancel or re-schedule the dates, venue, awards & categories without consent or information to contestants.

-The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.

Overall Rating
  • Dimitri Kanche

    Thank you very much for selecting our medical ethics documentary "NO WAY BACK" as part of the Euro International Film Awards. It's a great honour that we will cherish forever.

    October 2023
  • Caro Alexis

    We were very happy to win "Best director" and "Best foreign short film" for "Rats" at KIFF! Thanks to Marcel and the team at KIFF!

    October 2023
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Caro :)

  • Lucas Vossoughi

    Unfortunately we couldn't attend, but what an honor to win Best Teaser at KIFF! Thank you so much, also for your kind words, fancy certificate and great communication... absolutely recommended!

    October 2023
    Response from festival:

    It is a great honor for Us Lucas.
    We keep our fingers crossed and wish you much success

  • Mat Hayes

    VERY honored and grateful to have won the LGBTQ category with my short Shafted. I am so thankful to know that festivals like this are working in Slovakia to elevate artists of all types and to create space for queer people through cinematic storytelling. Thank you so much!

    September 2023
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Mat, we appreciate it and keep our fingers crossed for further successes

  • Festival authority are always in touch with the Film makers through mail

    September 2023
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Somnath,. We value your words