IMDb qualifier’s Milan Gold Awards is a monthly international film festival with six-monthly live screenings.

Milan is considered a leading alpha global city, with strengths in the fields of art, design, entertainment.
Our mission is to promote films, and be another step up in the filmmakers' careers.
A selection of winners short films will be screened every six months in Milan.


Best Picture (feature film or short film, any genre)

Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Music Video
Best Experimental
Best Animation
Best Director
Best Producer
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Original Screenplay
Best Original Score
Best Original Song
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Sound Design
Best Short Script
Best Feature Script

Every month we'll assign two awards (Gold Award and Silver Award) for each category.

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

We accept:
- Short and feature films, in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction), experimental or animated film.
- Music Videos
- Web/TV Series (also pilot)
- Feature Scripts, Short Scripts

By submitting your film, take note that:
- You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purpose.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
- The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is English or Italian)
- The scripts must be in English or Italian or French

We do not accept:
1. Amateur videos
2. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations
3. Films involving politics / films promoting political agenda
4. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD

Overall Rating
  • Jamon Holmes

    Nice, Festival to submit too.

    July 2021
  • susan lim

    Wonderful opportunity to participate in the Milan Gold Awards. Thank you for the recognition and for your friendly and efficient communication !

    May 2021
  • Wonderful film festival. Great creative team. I enjoyed participating in the program. I recommend everything to filmmakers!

    May 2021
  • We feel Honoured to have won the Gold for Best Short. The communication was very clear and we hope someday soon we can attend Milan Gold Awards physically being there.

    May 2021
  • Kiranmayi Indraganti

    Thank you so much, Milan Gold Awards! The Silver Award for our film "Hidden Waters" is greatly treasured by the team. We are super excited and will always deeply appreciate your gesture and encouragement! We also would like to congratulate our fellow winners and all the participants...! Thank you!!

    April 2021