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Paris Film Awards is an International Monthly Film Festival with live screenings in the heart of Paris, at the L'Epée de Bois Cinema.

Paris is considered one of the most beautiful city of the world, our mission is to promote films, and be another step up in the filmmakers' careers.

In the last months we rewarded important movie stars as Jeremy Irons, Malcolm McDowell, Terrence Howard, Jeremy Piven and many more actors and directors from all around the world.

A selection of short films will be screened every month in Paris.

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

Best Feature Film
Best Indie Feature Film
Best Feature Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Indie Short Film
Best Short Documentary
Best Super Short Film
Best Web/Tv Series
Best Music Video
Best Experimental
Best Animation
Best Student Film
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Thriller
Best Action
Best Sci-Fi
Best Fantasy
Best Director
Best First Time 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

Gold Awards
Silver Awards
Honorable Mentions

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.
Only a selection of winning films will be screened.
You agree to receive promotional email from us and our festival partners
Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
You can submit again your work for the following months.
The films must include English or Italian subtitles (unless the spoken language is English or Italian)
The scripts must be in English or Italian.

We do not accept:

Amateur videos
Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations
Films involving politics / films promoting political agenda
Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD.

Overall Rating
  • One of the best Film Awards Festivals!!

    January 2023
  • Exciting to be reviewed in Paris Film Awards for my film Mus
    Art combining Music and Art! Thank you!

    January 2023
  • Brent Taiaroa

    Thank You so much to the Paris Film Awards for not only Selecting but Awarding a small , no budget NZ Film. All with a Professional , Friendly manner. At their Heart a Cinema driven Festival.

    January 2023
  • Awesome film festival can’t wait to submit again!!

    January 2023
  • Rafael de Andrade

    Great festival. Made by cinema lovers. Congratulations!

    January 2023