The 10th annual SIMA Awards celebrates eye-opening impact cinema that exemplifies excellence in its potential to inspire social change. Each year, films are selected from over 140 countries around the world, competing for honors, cash prizes, media features, distribution opportunities, and entry into SIMA’s signature film programs. Finalists will be announced on January 11, 2022 and Winners on February 10, 2022.

Limited to two persons, one of whom must be the credited Director who exercised directorial control, and the other of whom must have a Producer/Director credit.

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE AWARDS
Best Feature Documentary | Best Director | Best Cinematography | Best Editing | Best Sound Editing

XR + INTERACTIVE AWARDS
Best XR Experience | Best Director | Best Cinema/Photography | Best Sound Experience

DOCUMENTARY SHORT AWARDS
Best Short Documentary | Best Director | Best Cinematography | Best Editing | Best Sound Editing

IMPACT VIDEO AWARDS
Humanitas | Creative Activism

DOCUMENTARY JURY PRIZES
Transparency | Stylistic Achievement | Ethos | Lens to Action

XR + INTERACTIVE JURY PRIZES
Immersive Impact

IMPACT VIDEO JURY PRIZES
Innovation | Impact

PRODUCTION COMPANIES AWARD
Vital Voices | Creative Impact

Films must be completed between October 2020 and September 2021 to be eligible for entry. Please make sure to read the Rules and Regulations before submitting and complete the ENTRY FORM for your submission category here: https://simaawards.org/submit/

To complete your registration to SIMA 2022 we REQUIRE 3 (three) film stills to be sent to: submit@simaawards.org

IF YOU APPLY VIA FilmFreeway
All FilmFreeway submitters must complete a second entry found here: https://simaawards.org/submit/ on the SIMA Awards website as we require downloadable film files and additional information. You will be sent a waiver to prevent duplicate entry fees.

THANK YOU!