The Oniros Film Awards® is an International Monthly IMDb Qualifying competition with a public Screening Event held in New York City every three months, 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!

(Oniros Film Awards® is a registered Trademark - All Rights Reserved 2017-2021)

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. Award Winners will also receive our Official Certificate in HQ digital format, will be listed on our website, may order their Trophy and may upload their credits on IMDb.

Every three months, some of the Best Short films of every month will be chosen by the Jury to be screened during our public Screening Event at Producer’s Club, in the very heart of Manhattan, in New York City.

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

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 lower than 1080p HD). 5. We don't accept excerpts/scenes from films: you must submit the entire film.

BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR PROJECT PLEASE READ ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS.
By submitting your film/script, take note that: The Oniros Film Awards is hereby granted the rights to utilize an excerpt (trailer/teaser/poster/stills) from any film/script submitted for promotional purposes. The film/script 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. Entry fees are non-refundable.

The individual or corporation submitting the film/script 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. Only some of the Best Short Films of the month will be selected by the Jury for the Screening Event we host at Producer’s Club, in the very heart of Manhattan, New York City, every three months. 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. By submitting your film/script, you acknowledge you have read, understood and accepted all rules and regulations.

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  • Gilles Graveleau

    Thank you for recognizing our work through these two awards that we are very proud of.

    April 2021
  • Tom DiDonato

    Thank you for selecting our film Pivot: Paying It Forward as a finalist in your festival. It is so important to get positive stories out right now during these unprecedented times! Grateful! Tom DiDonato

    March 2021
  • Ernő Nagy

    Great festival, great organization congratulations on behalf of The eternal asker project crew. We were very happy that our film reached the finals, thank you!

    April 2021
  • Deane Thomas

    An incredible festival, with great communication, especially the building up of anticipation to the awards notifications. It was a pleasure for our project to be honoured and awarded, we look forward to submitting more of our work over the coming years.

    April 2021
  • Cathy Fiorillo

    Oniros Film Awards was fantastic! They had great communication and I am super honored and thrilled to be recognized for both my short film and as an actress. I would highly recommend Oniros!

    April 2021