The Oniros Film Awards® is an International Monthly and Annual IMDb qualifying competition based in Saint-Vincent, Italy, celebrating films and filmmakers from all around the world. Our mission is to discover high quality and ambitious films, to promote filmmakers’ works and to be the next step in their career. The Oniros Film Awards® is all about Dreams (ὄνειρος = oneiros, Dream in Greek language) and is conceived by Dreamers for Dreamers. Dream Big, always!

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Every month, our Jury will award the best films through private screenings. Every submitter can enter multiple categories to increase their probability to win an award. Every Official Selection, Semi-Finalist, Finalist and Winner will receive our Official Laurels. Monthly Award Winners will also receive our Official Certificate in HQ digital format, will be listed on our website, may order their Trophy, will be shared on our social media and by our network of International Media Partners and may upload their credits on IMDb.
Monthly Award Winners may be chosen to compete in the Annual Award and be part of our Prestigious Annual Gala with Live Screening and Award Ceremony, that will take place at the Palais Theater, in the beautiful town of Saint-Vincent, Italy, in August 2021. The fourth Oniros Film Awards year goes from July 2020 to June 2021.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR: Feature Film, Short Films, Documentaries, TV/Web-Series, Series Pilots, Student Films, Animations, Trailers, Music Videos, Commercials and Experimental Films. We accept films of any genres, length and language. Non-English films must have English subtitles.

WE DO NOT ACCEPT: 1. Amateur videos. 2. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations. 3. Pornography. 4. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 1080p HD). 5. We don’t accept scripts. 6. We don't accept excerpts/scenes from films: you must submit the entire film.

By submitting your film, take note that: The Oniros Film Awards is hereby granted the rights to utilize an excerpt (trailer/teaser/poster/stills) from any film submitted for promotional purposes. The films will not be available online. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be submitted to multiple categories. Winning categories vary every month depending on the submissions we receive. If we think the categories submitted are not to a standard of the Oniros Film Awards win, they will be removed. The Competition reserves the right to refuse entries and the Jury can remove a movie from the competition at any time. NOT all the categories (Main and Additional) from the Monthly Editions will be included in the Annual Editions. The Categories that will be part of the Annual Editions will be decided by the Jury. Entry fees are non-refundable.
The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for possible screening (private and/or public) and understands and accepts these requirements, rules and regulations. Submitting to the award competition includes the membership to the cultural organization Oniros Films which organizes the event Oniros Film Awards. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Oniros Film Awards, 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 or damage of the screening videos entered.

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Overall Rating
  • Fabian Rigaux

    well done for your festival
    I will keep this beautiful experience for a long time
    thank you again for our film day after day, we are very happy for the awards
    long life to Oniros Film Awards

    July 2020
  • Terry Blade

    It is truly an honor to have been selected to receive the June 2020 Award for "Best Song." I had an awesome experience, and look forward to submitting future works for consideration.

    July 2020
  • Fantastic festival! Well run, designed and executed. Wonderful social media and online presence. Definitely submit your work to this prestigious awards consideration!

    June 2020
  • Jacques Lipkau-Goyard

    GRAZIE for “Ciao Anita” getting the Best Biographical Film Award. Great unusual good experience. I recommend submitting projects to this festival. It was a nice experience. Thank you ONIROS!
    Jacques Lipkau-Goyard & Marco Kuveiller

    June 2020
  • Damian Chao

    This is a great festival! We were all truly honored to have our film 'U17" receive a few nominations and win a couple awards. Thank you to the Oniros Film Awards. Please submit your film to an absolutely wonderful awards festival! we will submit again with our feature next year.

    June 2020