Welcome to the Punk Worldwide Portal 2022


Official Winners 2022

Best US Film - Tour Bus Legends - Austin Jones
Best US Short Film - Punk it Tender - William J Blythe
Best International Film - I'm Full of it - Paulo Miguel Antunes
Best International Short Film - Always Young and Brave - Ilia Smirnov
Best US Documentary - American Society - Travis Calvert
Best International Documentary - Venezuelan Punk Rock History is not a fad - Ismael Torrealba
Best US Short Documentary - Team Pierre - Pete Koff
Best International Short Documentary - Akogare -
Best LGBQT Film - Mister Sister - Mars Roberge
Best Comedy Film - Green Rush - Duncan Thomsen
Best Animated Film - What happened to Stephanie - Jessica Elizabeth Davenport
Best Horror Film - Seth and Tia - Steve Hasse
Best US Music Video - DFMK - Jenny Otero
Best International Music Video - Das Volk - Pascal Plantinga
Humanitarian Award - La Entrega - Ricky Gonzales
Honorable Mention - Free your Mind - Kevin Mahn
Best Screenplay -
1st Place - Battle Scar - Mercedes Arturo
2nd Place - Prince of Walgrove - Philip Hardy
3rd Place - Charles Vs Charlie - Madhu Narayanaswamy Ramanathan

Produced by Sandie West and Beach Dancer Films

Punk and alternative films are on the increase in the mainstream as well as punk icons who are producing TV and Films about the punk genre.

Prizes are awarded in all the major categories (best picture, director, cinematographer, screenwriter, actors etc.), divided by genre: narrative feature, documentary feature, and shorts and music videos. This year we are including screenplay contest with Q and A's from the writers. Award ceremony, red carpet event.

Feature-length and short, narrative and documentary as well as TV episodic programming include pilots and streaming web series.

Filmmakers, please submit your film when it is fully finished as each submission will be a completed work, we will not update the submission with a more recent cut.

Entering your film into the festival does not guarantee acceptance or an award. Fees are nonrefundable and we reserve the right to change our programming without notice.

Overall Rating
  • I was pleased to enter my screenplay into this genre film festival and be recognized as an Official Selection. However, they have not yet announced the Best Screenplay winner. I look forward to learning who won. Finally, the entry fee is quite reasonable.

    November 2022
  • Pete Koff

    Loved it. And what a great scene the LAPFF has. Keep up the great work.
    And for all the punk rockers, this is your festival for Southern California👌😎

    November 2022
  • Lara Fergie Parrot

    it was us a honour to be a part of such a great organised film festi val. We are looking forward to further invitations and great movies

    October 2022
  • My short script "Charles vs. Charlie" got official selection which is a great encouragement for me. Thank you.

    October 2022
  • I absolutely love Sandie. She made it fun and welcoming. Even if I don’t put in a film next year I’m coming to watch.

    October 2022