Producing and distributing has become harder and harder for filmmakers around the world.

We want to give you a precious way to showcase your talent to a diversified audience of jurors, filmmakers, film students and teacher in the capital city of italian cinema: Rome.

We will have monthly editions in order to give quick and easy feedback to those that submit to us. You will not have to wait months to have an answer but you will participate to a monthly edition screening that will give you the chance to win big in the annual event.

If we like your movie, you will get contacted in 24/48 hours max and know whether you are selected or not. Your work will be evaluated by a team of experts in the industry.

Private screenings happen every month at RUFA Academy in Rome, one of the best film academy in Italy.

We want to create a community for filmmakers around the world to show their talent and distributors to empower their work.

We will select movies straight away and communicate monthly winners every 15th of the next month.

Your film will get privately screened and evaluated by a team of international filmmakers, jurors and film students in Rome, Italy.

All monthly winners will receive laurels and certificates.

Our jury will select the winners of each category:
Best Feature Film
Best Feature Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Student Film
Best Web Series
Best Animation
Best LGBTQ film
Best Short Screenplay
Best Feature Screenplay

We will also give individual awards to:
Best Screenwriter
Best Cinematographer
Best Editing
Best Original Score
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Costume Designer
Best Scenography
Best Sound

Every winner of the month gets the chance to participate to the annual event with bigger prizes to be announced!

1. There is no restrictions on theme, genre or author.

2. Films must have been produced after 1/1/2014

3. Submissions in languages other than English must be subtitled in English.

4. You must declare to possess all rights to screen your movie.

5. Students film have special discounts

6. Distributor may ask for special discounts.

Overall Rating
  • Jerzy Bojanowski

    Very Good ! I recommend it to all filmmakers !

    February 2019
  • First I thought it was a joke, but now I'm wondering Giorgos Efthimiou is right,,they are GHOSTS!!

    July 2018
  • Marcello Quintella e Boynard

    What kind of festival is this Rome Elephant Film Awards? They didn't send me a message before, during or after the event. And they didn't inform in the website any informations about the festival ant the winners. It was a joke!

    July 2018
  • Non ho ricevuto nessuna risposta... nessuna lista dei vincitori...

    June 2018
  • Kasha Fauscett

    Awesome festival!! Very grateful to be accepted!!

    June 2018