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

    We are happy to have been a part of the festival.

    November 2018
  • David Kline

    EIFA is a relatively new award but by all accounts it has a growing reputation. A very good festival and very encouraging for new and more experienced filmmakers alike. Well worth the entry fee. Organisers are polite and pertinent with their updates and information.

    August 2018
  • Happy to have participated to this event !

    August 2018
  • Robert Smith

    A great place to showcase your project! Outstanding people who really strive to recognize film makers at all levels! I will be back with future projects! Thank you EIFA!

    August 2018
  • David Fowler

    Such a wonderful festival to be apart of! Thank you guys for allowing my film to be included in the festival!

    August 2018