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.

Awards & Prizes

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.

Rules & Terms

· 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

30 Reviews

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    Lisa N Edwards

    So honoured to win the Diamond award for BEST SCREENPLAY for BLINK! All throughout the festival the organisers were great to deal with, excellent communication and prompt answers to any questions! Thank you again :)

    October 2017
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    emanuela mascherini

    thank you for the Best Actress Silver Award!

    October 2017
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    Janice Walker

    I gave this FF all fives except for the networking section as this was an online FF. I was ecstatic to win the "Best Script of the Fest" for my feature screenplay!! This is my first International 1st place win and for this to be their first year and to be such a prestigious FF is a fantastic and awesome privilege. I really enjoyed going from a selection to a winner, and would certainly recommend this FF.

    October 2017
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    mercedes gaspar

    a great festival. Very good deal. We really enjoyed participating. Very happy to have been awarded by the jury. Excellent

    October 2017
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    Daniel Mills

    EIFA is a wonderful festival. I strongly recommend it. It was a very worthwhile experience.

    October 2017