The TINCAN Magazine is a perpetual container for the distribution or storage of culture, art, and its creators.

The TINCAN Magazine Awards honors work from outstanding artists working in a variety of creative industries like Film, Photography, Writing, Music, or Graphic Design.

The TINCAN Magazine Awards are open to anyone, amateurs, and professionals alike. Entries are welcome from any country in the world.
The competition is open to all forms of film, screenplay, photography, music, or graphic design from commissioned, published, unpublished, or personal work.
There is no time or date restriction on when the artistic work was completed.

Each submission must come with:
- a title
- the author’s name
- the author’s country
- an author’s statement, or a brief description with a minimum of 5 lines and a maximum of 20 lines.

Judges score on a scale of 1-10, based on the criteria below:

*Technical Execution
*Subject Matter / Relevancy to Category Topic
*Overall Impression / Wow Factor

Entries receiving an average score under 5 do not qualify for an award.

The TINCAN Magazine Awards categories consists of:

SCREENPLAY: Autobiography, Biography, Children’s, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fable, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, Teleplay, Thriller etc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Abstract, Analog, Animals, Architecture, Black & White, Cityscape, Commercial, Conceptual, Editorial, Event, Fashion, Fine Art, Landscape, Mobile, Nature, Night, Nude, Panoramic, People, Photojournalism, Photomanipulation, Portrait, Seascape, Street, Travel, Wildlife.

MUSIC: Best Song, Best Music Video, Best Fashion Video, Best Dance Video, Best Lyric Video, Best Score / Soundtrack, Music Documentary.

GRAPHIC DESIGN: Poster / Film Artwork.

All artists retain full copyrights for their own work. Winners grant The TINCAN Magazine limited and restricted use of winning photos only to promote the artists themselves and in connection with marketing The TINCAN Magazine Awards competition itself. Details can be found in the Competition rules.

All semi-finalists, finalists and winners will be listed on our website.

All winners will get a digital award certificate and official winner laurels.

All winners, finalists and semi-finalists will have their submitted works mentioned on the magazine website, under the Artists’ Profile category.

All winners will be interviewed (in writing) and their interviews will be published on the magazine website, under the Artists’ Spotlight category.

Photography Awards Rules & Terms:

Screenplay Awards Rules & Terms:

Music Awards Rules & Terms:

Graphic Design Awards Rules & Terms:

Overall Rating
  • Thank you so much for this honor!

    December 2022
  • Thank you very much for awarding my photo! Very grateful.

    December 2022
  • Thank you for choosing my photo as the Fine Art winner.

    December 2022
  • Jeremiah OC Jahi

    Festival operated at a high level. Very timely on alerting me of my win. Thanks.

    December 2022
  • martin del carpio

    Thank you for the win for Best Portrait! I am honored!

    June 2022