Milkyway Film Awards aims to encourage and showcase emerging filmmakers. Our goal is to provide a professional and educational space for young filmmakers to have the opportunity to connect and grow with one another. Mumbai, the city that never sleeps, is a hotspot for filmmakers who want to promote their independent projects. Being a thriving film hub, the city plays host to hundreds of filmmakers, industry professionals and movie lovers annually.

We accept Shorts,feature, Documentaries, Music Videos, Animations and Web Series from emerging artists and students to established professionals.

1st Prize (Rs 5000) + Trophy
2nd Prize (Rs 3000) + Trophy
3rd Prize (Rs2000) + Trophy

And More 40 Special Awards

Every participant will receive certificate and laurels

* All link, languages are accepted, subtitles are not compulsory.
* Shorts must be less than 50 minutes. Films over 50 minutes should submit to the feature category.
* Milkyway Film Awards can use trailer/teaser/film poster for promotional purpose.
* Entry fees are non-refundable.
* You own all the rights to the film. No inquiries or arguments will be entertained regarding non-selected films.
* The decision of the festival selection committee will be final

Overall Rating
  • I am Glad that MILKYWAY FILM AWARDS honored me as a Best Director for my First short film Named MUKTI. And Share my trophy with me it's Great achievement of my life. Thank You Team

    December 2022
  • Wonderful festival, an honor to be part of it, thank you for selecting my film.

    December 2022
  • Great festival, thanks for the award

    December 2022
  • Muy feliz de estar nominado en este gran festival , muy profesional.

    November 2022
  • Manoj Anand

    Amazing thank you for including our film and the award. Hounered to have our film shown at your festival. Lovely platform for film makers.

    November 2022