Award Winners 2022
Best Producer - 2nd Date
Best Short - Almond Wood
Best Comedy Film - Compel
Best Director - DARKING WAY
Best Feature - Edward and Isabella
Best Animated Film - Fantasy of Companionship between Human and Inanimate
Best Actor - For I Am Dead
Jury Award - KOKO
Best Documentary - Lightning in a Bottle - A Festival Story
Best Editing - Little Boxes
Best Cast - London Gangstah
Best Drama - Look In My Eyes Feature
Best Thriller - Madame
Best Narrative - No biscuits in heaven
Best Story - THE CHESTNUT TREE
Best Romance Film - The Invisible Enemy
Best Screenplay - The Split
Best Actress - Undo
London International Film Festival® highlights a selection of the best films in Europe and the World films.
Narrative Feature (Submit online link.)
Any Narrative film over 75 mins.
Documentary Feature (Submit online link.)
Documentary is a non-fictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record. Documentary is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality: a creative work of non-fiction, intended for cinema or TV release. Any Documentary Film over 75 mins. will be considered in this category.
Animation Feature (Submit online link.)
Any type of film that is animated and over 75 mins. will be considered in this category.
Experimental Feature (Submit online link.)
Experimental is an artistic film creation relying less on traditional narrative structure and more on the visual arts and the essence of non-traditional cinema. Any Experimental film over 75 mins. will be considered in this category.
Music Feature (Submit online link.)
Music is an art form, entertainment, or activity which involves organized sound and varies according to culture. Any film that primarily makes use of music in its creation, performance, significance, and even its definition, will be considered in this category.
Foreign Language Feature (Submit online link.)
Any film in a language other than English. Narrative Short (Submit online link.) Any film less than 75 mins.
Documentary Short (Submit online link.)
Any Documentary film under 75 mins. will be considered in this category.
Animation Short (Submit online link.)
Any type of film that is animated and under 75 min.s will be considered into this category. Foreign Language Short (Submit online link.) Any short film in a language other than English.
Music Short (Submit online link.)
Experimental Short (Submit online link.)
Any Experimental film under 75 mins. will be considered in this category.
Feature Script (Submit online link.)
Any script over 130 pages, please submit In pdf format.
Short Script (Submit online link.) Any script under 60 pages.
Best Television Series Drama (Submit online link.)
Best Television Comedy Series (Submit online link.)
Best Television Mini-Series (Submit online link.)
Best Television Documentary (Submit online link.)
Best Foreign Language Television Drama (Online link) Any television drama in a language other than English.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The main objective of the World International Film Festival (WIFF) is to provide the opportunity for filmmakers from all over the world to excel, and to have the best work selected and showcased in a celebration of cinema, as well as to give filmmakers a platform to network amongst fellow professionals and cinematic artists. The World International Film Festival is looking forward to fostering these relationships and to helping extraordinary filmmakers get their projects seen by global audiences. WIFF unites cinematic, cultural, and educational objectives by presenting its film discoveries.
The World International Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing new and innovative films while fostering the next generation of filmmakers. It is a strong advocate for social change, and encourages cultural diversity and understanding between nations. It strives to foster the movie art of all continents by stimulating the development of quality cinema and promoting meetings between cinema professionals from around the world.
SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION GUIDE
If your work is selected, we will post it on our website and notify you by e-mail. We will notify you if you are not accepted as well. Screenplays and Press Kits must be submitted in English.
RETURN OF MATERIALS
We will not return screener materials. The World International Film Festival does not give waivers or discounts. The World International Film Festival does not pay any rental fees for submitted work. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
LOSS & DAMAGE
Every precaution will be taken to safeguard films, videos, and publicity materials while they are in the possession of the World International Film Festival. However, if loss or damage occurs, the film festival cannot accept or assume responsibility.
All non-English films must have English subtitles. Only one online submission per film is accepted.
WELCOME TO THE WORLD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (WIFF).
The World International Film Festival presents over 20 awards to filmmakers in competition, as determined by the awards jury.
WINNERS In the following categories:
GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST FEATURE FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST DIRECTOR GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST ACTRESS GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST ACTOR GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST SCREENPLAY GRAND JURY WINNER
BEST ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION GRAND JURY WINNER
INNOVATION AWARD GRAND JURY WINNER
All winners will be awarded with the World International Film Festival AWARD.
Any filmmaker can submit his Screener (Films, Scripts, Trailers and Press Kits).
Entries may be only entered as an online screener.
Entrant agrees to grant Film Festival permission for accepted films and related marketing materials to be reproduced and distributed - in whole or in part - SOLELY for purposes of jurying, education, and promotion of the festival.
Screenplays and Press Kits must be submitted in English. Screenplays and Press Kits must be submitted in one of the following file formats: Microsoft Word (.doc), PDF (.pdf), Final Draft (.fdr, .fdx, .fds), Rich Text (.rtf), Plain Text (.txt). The trailer (teaser), must be submitted in the following file formats: HD [1080p] and be uploaded on youtube.com.
The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless World International Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
By submitting a film through FilmFreeway, the Filmmaker agree to grant the Festival the right to use the title, synopsis, and trailer of the Film for advertisement purposes, including use of those materials on the Festival's website. The links to submission screeners should be publicly closed.