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
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    David-Matthew Barnes

    A very professional and well-organized festival. I was impressed on every level.

    January 2018
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    James Ursini

    Thank you for selecting our film Nasty Piece of Work to be a part of your festival. And thank you for your prompt responses to our emails.
    We hope for further interactions.

    January 2018
  • This was my first time entering a competition, and I was shocked that I won the Diamond Award for feature script. You don't know how much of a boost this win has been to my future. It meant all the world to me and I am so grateful for their confidence in me.

    January 2018
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    edoardo rossi

    It has been an honour to receive a Silver Awards from EIFA!
    The communication has been very appreciated!

    January 2018
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    Momchil A. Karamitev

    Great experience with "The European Film Award"- friendly communication, highly recommended! Thank you!

    January 2018