The mission of our platform is to introduce the audience with the filmmakers from over the world and to open the new names, new filmmakers.

On this platform, Filmmakers will have the chance to display both their trailers and film, and a Jury made out of professionals from the film industry will choose monthly a festival winner in different categories."

Submit your shorts, get reviewed, and let it be shown.

At “Monthly Indie Shorts” platform, we promote the best Short, Documentary, Music video from all over the world.

All filmmaker can submit their films online through FilmFreeway.

Winners will be announced on our website and social media pages every month.

The films of the Official Selection and the winners will be selected each month, so the filmmakers will know the result of the competition very quickly.

Awards are as follows:

-Best Short Film of the month (Certificate + review + winning Laurel)
-Best Trailer of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Director of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Student Film of the month (Certificate +winning Laurel)
-Best Student Director of the month (Certificate +winning Laurel)
-Best Student Documentary of the month (Certificate +winning Laurel)
-Best Student Animation of the month (Certificate +winning Laurel)
-Best Music Video of the month (Certificate +winning Laurel)
-Jury Choice Award (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Special Mention (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Documentary of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Animation of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Actor of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Actress of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Screenplay of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Horror Short of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Editing of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Poster the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)


- Films can be from all languages but must have English subtitles at the time submitted.

- Runtime between 2 to 40 minutes.

-Submitted films must have a youtube or Vimeo link with or without unlisted status or password.

-By Submitting you allow “Monthly Indie Shorts” to use press materials from the film / Script for promotional purposes without uploading the film/trailer.

-All films / Scripts selected for the Festival grant the Festival the right to use press materials from the films for promotional purposes.

-Filmmakers , Screenwriters must have all rights associated with their films / Screenplay and allow “Monthly Indie Shorts” to use clips for publicity purposes, including uploading a clip/trailer/Poster/Image online.

-The burden of obtaining copyright and all proprietary interests for the submitted material rests solely on the applicant.

-You may submit more than one film, but each one must be on a download link and must be accompanied by its own completed submission form.

"Monthly Indie Shorts" will not publish the full-length film without the permission of the submitter. If the filmmaker decides not to show film online we will screen the short privately and all private films are equally qualified for all the awards.

"Monthly Indie Shorts" will not publish the Screenplay without the permission of the submitter, if the Scriptwriter decides not to show his Screenplay online we will read it privately and all private screenplays are equally qualified for the award.

-No multiple entries of the same film.

- We do not require premiere status.

- No political/religious propaganda.

- No pornography.

- The film must be submitted in the correct category or else it will be directly disqualified.


By submitting your film / Screenplay t to our festival you agree that your piece of work (full film, trailer, Script) can be uploaded/embed on our website. The filmmaker/institution that is submitting the film / Script must own the rights to do so and is responsible for the content they are providing. By submitting, the filmmaker allows “Monthly Indie Shorts” to create a page for their film / Screenplay without infringing the copyright of any kind of form. Filmmakers can make a request to remove the film / Script link at any time.


The applicant agrees to have read and accepted the rules & regulations for participation in the “Monthly Indie Shorts” The applicant confirms that he/she has the requisite authority or has obtained the requisite authority from the producer/right holder to enter this film in the “Monthly Indie Shorts” and make available the print for screening. Under NO circumstance, the authorities of “Monthly Indie Shorts” will not entertain or be answerable to anyone else apart from the applicant.

By submitting your Film / Sceenplay to "Monthly Indie Shorts" via FilmFreeway, you freely and voluntarily give and express your full and complete acceptance of all of the Rules and Regulations.

All entry fees are non-refundable.


After a film has been selected for the film competition, the filmmaker is notified via email only. The selected films will be published on the festival website. All films which are selected/nominated for the competition will be informed only by emails & listed on the festival website. No inquiries or arguments will be entertained regarding non-selected films. The decision of the selection committee will be final.

"Monthly Indie Shorts" have the right to change, cancel the dates, awards & categories without prior information to the submitter.

Overall Rating
  • Roberto Puzzo

    It was an amazing experience! The Diploma are so beautiful! Thanks for all! Roberto Puzzo, Director and Actor

    September 2020
  • Christopher Hernandez

    Great Festival and great Communication.

    September 2020
  • Really well-organized festival with amazing communication and true support for the filmmakers on social channels. The value of the cost of submission is definitely worth it. Can't recommend them enough!

    September 2020
  • Hello, my name is Raquel Choy and I feel happy to have participated in Monthly Indie Shorts with my short film "X". Great Festival and great people. I hope to participate in a future with more projects!!!

    September 2020
  • I am delighted to participate in this wonderful Festival and I am very honored to win the best editing award in the August 2020 Edition with my short movie "Isolesque"!

    September 2020