London Director Awards is film festival with live screenings in London, in United Kingdom. Our mission and goal is to discover and promote talented directors from all over the world and present them to the public and therefore is our festival is a brilliant opportunity to participate in international competition.

The best film will be nominated for the main prize at the Golden Art Film Academy (GAFA), which will redistribute $ 5,000.00 annually.

FilmFreeway has ranked our festival, among the TOP 50 BEST REVIEWED FILM FESTIVALS out of a total of 10,000 festivals from around the world.

The first year was held under the name Best Director Award, which also qualified for IMDb (

During the first and second year, we registered more than 1,000 projects, some of which premiered at the Festival de Cannes, the Sundance Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival or have been awarded and nominated for ACADEMY AWARDS, GOLDEN GLOBES, and BAFTA-winning actors and directors, but most of all, hundreds of films.

The selected selection of films will be screened on January 28, 2022, at the Whirled Cinema. We project the best super short film, short film and feature film and you can visit the city London and get to know our culture. London is a beautiful city with a wonderful culture and amazing nightlife.

Grand Prix BEST DIRECTOR (feature film or short film, any genre) - The best film, screenplay and music video will be nominated for the main prize at the Golden Art Film Academy (GAFA), which will redistribute $ 5,000.00 annually.


Best Director Short Film (Fiction/Doc)
Best Director Feature Film (Fiction/Doc)
Best Director Super Short Film (Fiction/Doc)
Best First-Time Director (Short/Feature)
Best Director Student Film


Best Female Director
Best Male Director
Best Director Music Video
Best Director Drama
Best Director Comedy
Best Director Sci-fi
Best Director Fantasy
Best Director Animation
Best Director Experimental
Best Director Indie Feature Film
Best Director Indie Short Film
Best Director Web/TV Series
Best Director Horror
Best Director Thriller
Best Director LGBTQ
Best Director Action
Best Director Psychological
Best Director War Film
Best Young Director (under 25)
Best Adult Director (26y - 55y)
Best Senior Director (55y and more)
Best Art Director


Best European Director
Best American Director
Best South American Director
Best Australian Director
Best African Director
Best Asian Director

All winners receive a free certificate (pdf/jpg file)

1. If the film is not in English, it must have English subtitles.
2. All entry fees are non-refundable.
3. Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted.
4. The decision of the festival selection committee is final.
5. Films 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. Contestants agree that they have obtained all required copyright permissions regarding music, sound & images. Etc presented in their film.
6. The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.
7. The organizers have the right to use trailers or still photos on public social networks to promote your project and our festival.
8. By submitting the project, you agree that our partner film festivals will be able to send you an offer to submit your projects.

Overall Rating
  • Biswendu Nath

    Awsome experience. Want to be a part of this festival again.

    May 2021
    Response from festival:

    It's amazing to hear these positive words from you!

  • Matthew Poidevin

    I was thrilled to have been a finalist in this festival for my film Forever House. It's a great festival - great communication - I'll certainly been submitting future works into the festival.

    May 2021
    Response from festival:

    It was honor you took a part in our festival.
    We are looking forward to your next amazing projects.

  • Wonderful film festival. Great creative team. I enjoyed participating in the program. I recommend everything to filmmakers!

    May 2021
    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much for your positive feedback.
    It was honor you took a part in our festival.

  • Ed Casey

    It was an honor to be notified as a Selection for the Best Director Award. Very exciting to have received this recognition from film fans and critics. Well organized festival!

    May 2021
    Response from festival:

    We are glad that you were part of our competition!

  • Pedro de la Llave

    I feel so honored my film was awarded on this great festival! Thank you!!

    May 2021
    Response from festival:

    Pedro, we are glad that you were part of our competition!