★ Live Screenings ★

★ IMDb Qualifying Festival ★

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.

We had important movie stars among the films in competition, as Eric Roberts, Jeremy Irons, Malcolm McDowell, Terrence Howard, Jeremy Piven, Bill Nighy, Kevin McNally 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
  • Kaze Uzumaki

    Amazing festival! Thank you so much for having us and awarding us with the awards. It's always great to get that sense of appreciation for one's work.

    February 2024
  • Paul Hawk Stunt

    Very glad to get an award for our shorfilm "One Minute"! Thanks team! Soon we will have something big.

    February 2024
  • Thank you for the honor, Paris Film Awards. We are deeply grateful for this recognition and the opportunity to showcase our work. Looking forward to more exchanges and collaborations in the future.

    February 2024
  • I'm very honored to have been awarded with my video AND THERE'S SOMEONE in such an outstanding film festival. All my gratitude!

    February 2024
  • Barry Samson

    The Paris Film Awards are outstanding! Our movie "Cats and Husbands" received a Gold Award for Indie Short Film! We are so honored and thanks you so much!

    February 2024