The EIFA (European Independent Film Award) is an annual online awards competition dedicated to celebrate independent films from all around the world.

Our 15 Jury Members are part of a network of industry professionals from all over Europe (France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland and Poland), with years of experience in the industry.
The quality standard of this competition is very high and only awards the best films, so winners of this competition can be very proud of their achievement.

Please note that we will not in any way display your materials online, with the exception of a poster and/or a trailer.

There are no physical screenings. And winners of awards have the option to purchase a trophy.

Every category has three awards ranks, so three winners per category (Diamond, Platinum Award, and Gold)

· Best Feature Film
· Best Short Film
· Best Feature Film Script
· Best Short Film Script
· Best Music Video
· Best Director
· Best Actor
· Best Actress
· Best Screenplay
· Best Original Score
· Best Cinematography
· Best Special Effects
· Best Editing

All Official Selections, Nominees, and Winners will receive an award certificate in electronic format, and laurels to include on their film and personal promotional materials.

· Entries must be in English or - Subtitled, dubbed in English.
· Every submission has to pick one main category
· Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
· All entries should be sent via FilmFreeway. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us.
· Works in progress are accepted
· Entries will not be returned
· Entry fees are non-refundable

Overall Rating
  • Great festival all around. Very honored and humbled for the "Best Director" award for my film "The Duchess".

    May 2019
  • We were delighted for our film, SKIN: The Movie to be recognized by the EIFA with a Bronze Award. A class act we highly recommend.

    May 2019
  • Jody Phelps

    Sent laurels quick and when the date for the competition ended they sent an updated email. A lot of awards and festivals don't send out those which I think is very important.

    May 2019
  • Never heard a thing, zip, this is no way to treat the brave men and women who served, you should be ashamed

    May 2019
  • Kain Baigent

    Florain and the Staff at EIFA are exemplary at every level, communication,professionalism, and very personable. Not to mention I was humbled by there decision. Thank you EIFA!

    May 2019