Hello filmmakers!

Welcome to TRIFF September Edition 2022

The Raw International Film Festival (TRIFF) is dedicated to celebrating the power of good cinema and original content by motivating aspiring filmmakers and cinema lovers. Our festival focuses on the innovative ideas, technology, excellent skills and artistry behind movie-making. We provide both entertaining and educational opportunities to filmmakers from all over the world.

Our festival is open for new submissions for 2022! We are going to do it online this year due to a pandemic. We will announce the results online on our website and share the laurels and certificates through email. Moreover, we will help you promote your film through all of our social media platforms.

We will be in touch with you about judging responses and awards.
Please visit www.therawfilms.com for any queries or email us hello@therawfilms.com
We are really excited about our international film festival - September 2022 and all the fun, joy and wonder your submissions will bring to our lives. It is going to be the best film festival to be judged ever!

Official Selection Laurels
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Certificates and laurels to category winners:

OFFICIAL SELECTION (Eligibility List): Qualifies to be considered under the competition category for TRIFF awards.

SEMI-FINALIST: [shortlisted films from official selection to be considered under the competition category for TRIFF awards.
FINALIST: [shortlisted films from Semi-Finalist to be considered under the competition category for TRIFF awards.

All films in the official selection will compete for awards in the following categories:

Biggest Honours:
• Best Director
• Best Cinematographer
• Best Actor (Male)
• Best Actor (Female)
• Best Screenplay
• Best Editor
• Best Original Score

Short Film Award Category:
Best Short Film
Special Jury Mention

Student Film Award Category:
Best Student Short Film
Special Jury Mention

Documentary Film Award Category:
Best Documentary Short Film
Special Jury Mention

Animation Film Award Category:
Best Animation Short Film
Special Jury Mention

Mobile Award Category:
Best Mobile Short Film
Special Jury Mention

Micro Short Award Category:
Best Micro Short Film
Special Jury Mention

Feature Film Award Category:
Best Feature Film
Special Jury Mention

• We accept all genres and content type, whether you are a first-time filmmaker or an experienced one.
• All films entered may have appeared at other festivals.
• All submissions to be sent digitally via FilmFreeway.
• No pornography will be accepted.
• All fees are non-refundable.
• No hard copy films will be accepted for entry.
• All materials submitted will not be returned to filmmakers.
• Please upload in the highest format possible.
• All entries must have English subtitles (we welcome all languages).
• The Raw Films is not responsible for any lost or damaged entries.
• Multiple entries are permissible, but each entry must be accompanied by a separate Entry and Fee.
• Submission to the festival is not a guarantee that your film will be screened.
• If we don't get enough submissions, we won't be doing online event but our judges will watch the films and declare the winners.
• All films selected for online screening at the festival grant The Raw Films the rights to use stills and excerpts for promotional purposes.

*By submitting to our festival, you agree that you have read, understood and accepted our terms & conditions stated above.

Overall Rating
  • Overall it was a wonderful experience.

    July 2022
  • Majid Mirhashemi

    Great festival with excellent management.
    I pleasure and thank you for paying attention to my short film.

    July 2022
  • Josep Oller

    Thank you very much for organizing this festival and for your recognition!

    July 2022
  • It was very nice to take part in such an important festival. It is also a great pleasure to receive an Best Actor award. communication is very fast. Thank you to the jury.

    July 2022
  • Luka Vucić

    What can i say, Thank you for selecting my film on your festival. I hope you enjoy it how much i enjoy making it. Keep up the awesome work. Love from all of us, a little studio in Croatia.

    July 2022