★ 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.

In the last months we rewarded important movie stars as 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

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.
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
  • I am so glad, excited and grateful to have participated in the Paris Film Awards 2022. Our short film Remember This Voice received the Best Short Film Award which gives all of us in the cast and crew a reason to continue creating and thriving in filmmaking. Thank you Paris Film Awards. We will come back with more!

    May 2022
  • Alessandro Fiorucci

    buon festival! ! grazie comunque per la selezione ! è un onore!

    May 2022
  • Very efficient and great communication. Would recommend!

    May 2022
  • Edward Levinson

    It was an honor to be selected as an Official Selection for March 2022 for my short "Paris de Light" especially since its a Paris festival! Thanks you for the recognition

    May 2022
  • Thank you for choosing my movie. I would be happy if it pierces the hearts of as many people as possible.

    May 2022