******* 🏆IMDb qualified Film Festival🏆*********

**** Monthly Virtual Screening @ monthlyindieshorts.com ****
on the 1st of each month till the 15
Monthly Indie Shorts is a young and dynamic International Film Festival for filmmakers and screenwriters aiming to be known and exposed to the whole world.

In our Second year, the festival has proven to be one of the most trusted and fast-growing festivals around the globe and a place for all film passionate to get together and share their love for the industry.

Our festival offers each month the chance for filmmakers to compete and win a customized laurel, printable Certificate exclusive interview, and a free review, add to that we offer the best prices for reviewing your work be it; films and screenplay.

The mission of our platform is to introduce the audience with the filmmakers from over the world and to open 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 them be shown.

All Winners will get a Coupon Code that they can use to redeem Complimentary Term membership to the IPITCH.TV Film, TV and New Media Marketplace

Awards are as follows:
-Best Short Film of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Horror Short of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Comedy Short of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Experimental Short of the Month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Micro Short Film (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Inspirational Short Film (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Sci-Fi Short Film (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Documentary of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Music Video of the month (Certificate +winning Laurel)
-Best Animation of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Thriller of the month (Certificate +winning Laurel)
-Best Student Film of the month (Certificate +winning Laurel)
-Best Screenplay of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Mobile Short Film (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Jury Choice Award (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Special Mention (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Audience Award (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Editing of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Director of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Student Animation of the month (Certificate +winning Laurel)
-Best Actor of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Actress of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Child/Young Actor of the Month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Child/Young Actress of the Month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Acting Duo of the Month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Cinematography of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Sound Design of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best Original Score of the month (Certificate + winning Laurel)
-Best First Time Director (Certificate + winning Laurel)


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

- Short Film runtime between 2 to 40 minutes.

-Feature runtime between 40 minutes and above.

- Project starting 2018 and Above.

-Monthly Indie Shorts reserves the right to accept or reject any work presented based on the content that is reviewed by a specialized committee that will approve the work or not.

-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.

- We do not require premiere status.

- No political/religious propaganda.

- No pornography.

- 🛑🛑The film must be submitted in one Main category before Submitting in SUB 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 / Screenplay 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
  • I was honored to win the awards with "Lord Have Mercy". Thanks to Monthly Indie Short to beliving an independent short. Great Festival

    September 2022
  • Thank you SO much for including A Woman's Voice in your festival! We were thrilled to participate with so many amazing talents!!

    September 2022
  • veig bassiili

    Great film festival ! Thank you very much to the jury !!

    September 2022
  • Thank you so much for the award and prize! I love the careful crafted festival! I recommend for you to submit!

    September 2022
  • Wonderful Experience. Thank you for the opportunity!

    September 2022