Sanguine International Film Awards is a fresh online bi-monthly festival dedicated to ambitious and enthusiastic filmmakers all around the world. We are appreciating new ways of storytelling, and are revisiting every one of your projects with a different approach of five juries on photography, scenography, acting skills, story, etc.
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Every two months, we will announce winners who will be given an digital certificate, as well as a chance to compete for the ultimate annual Sanguine award. The annual winners will have a public screening, and the best posters will be a part of an public exhibition.
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*FREE additional category for every submission: Best Poster
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All projects officially selected in each bi-monthly round will receive the Sanguine International Film Awards official laurel and the custom certificate of achievement.

Winners in each category will receive a digital certificate, official laurel, as well as a detailed graphic review of the film.

In each category, all projects are competing for:
• 𝐒𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞
• 𝐇𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧
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The awards by category:
Best Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Experimental Short
Best Student Short
Best Animation Short
Best Drama Short
Best Comedy Short
Best Thriller Short
Best Mystery Short
Best Action Short
Best Crime Short
Best Fantasy Short
Best Horror Short
Best Sci-Fi Short
Best Children Short
Best Women Short
Best LGBTQ Short
Best Erotic Short
Best Microfilm
Best Music Video
Best Mobile Short
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Best Producer
Best Director
Best First Time Director
Best Student Director
Best Young Filmmaker
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Young Actress/Actor
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Sound Design
Best Special/Visual FX
Best Costume Design
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Best Production Design
Best Poster

* Every winner will get an official certificate, as well as a chance to get a custom made official Sanguine trophy.
** Categories with no submissions meeting the requirements have no awards.
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From the pool of nominees and awards winners of each cycle of 6 bi-monthly rounds, Sanguine International Film Awards shortlists the annual finalists, and decides the 3 top nominations for each of the categories.

Accepted runtime of the project should have maximum length of 60 minutes.
The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is English).

By submitting the film, the submitter agrees that:
1. Sanguine International Film Awards festival can use trailer/teaser/film poster/stills or BTS for promotional purpose (but do not release, under any form or circumstances, the full film)
2. Entry fees are non-refundable.
3. The submitter owns all the rights to the film.
4. The submitter cannot withdraw the submission after the official selection announcement.

For student fees, it is mandatory the student status evidence (e.g copy of student card included in the project).

We do not disclose any kind of information with third parties.
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