United Artist International Film Festival is the first collaborative program done ever in its own way of recognizing and acknowledging talents. It is an annual qualifying festival open to all aspiring filmmakers across the globe.

United Artist International Film Festival not only aims at giving out trophies and certificates but recognizing talents and supporting the career of artists working in the film industry as writers, directors, producers, actors, cinematographers, editors, composers etc. As we are in the process of expanding our footprints, the festival would be truly a international platform for all filmmakers beyond language barriers across the globe. we truly care about the language of cinema, independent film making, filmmakers, arts and all the artists involved in each film project.

All official Selection film receive Official Selection Laurels.

Category Winner’s

Best Short Film
Best Animation Film
Best Music Video
Best Web Series
Best Documentary
Best Short Documentary
Best Feature Film
Best Music Video
Best Horror Film
Best Micro Film
Best Sci-Fi Short Award
Best Short Fiction Drama Film
Best Experimental Shorts
Best Thriller
Best Short Comedy
Best Actor Award
Best Cinematography Award
Best Director Award


1. The festival has been open to international filmmakers over years.
2. Filmmakers may submit as many works as they wish, there is no ban on production year.
3. Entries must have English subtitles.
4. UAIFF is a yearly live screening festival.
[please note: We do not provide any airfare for the submitter to come and attend the festival. They need to arrange their own travel and accommodation for the same. Certificates are digitally printable which we will email to our winners and trophies will be couriered, Shipment expense has to be managed by the submitter. Please note, we will not be responsible for any damage occurs to the trophy or packaging during shipping ]
6. Submissions have a basic fee and the film has to be submitted via FilmFreeway.
7. The participants authorise the use of a fragment of his work up to three minutes, or up to 10% of the full, for possible broadcast and promotion.
8.The organisation reserves the right to screen the submitted works.
9.The organisation assumes that participants have the rights to exhibit and promote the works and material presented and disclaims any responsibility for the violation of this rule.
10.Entry in the competition implies acceptance of these rules and the decision by the organisation to resolve any incident occurring during any phase of the competition. The jury's choice is final.
11. The film must have English subtitles if done in regional/vernacular languages and for music videos.
12. The UAIFF reserves the right to refuse entries.
13. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the UAIFF, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits and publicity.
14. The UAIFF will not refund any fees if the filmmaker fails to submit the film in the correct category.
15. Films submitted without the correct fees or proper submission media may be deemed ineligible at the discretion of the programming director or executive director.
16. The festival does not cover any of the expenses incurred by the filmmaker.
After a film has been an official selection, the filmmaker will be notified, and eventually the film will be listed on the festival website under Official Selections.
17. The Official Selection status doesn’t mean that your film will be screened at the festival. It means that you are now eligible for the nomination and you can use the festival logo on your poster.
18. It is possible that a particular category doesn't have a winner. In this case the decision of the judges' is final.
19. A filmmaker’s submission fee will not be reimbursed if they decide to withdraw their submission. All entry fees are non-refundable.
20. We require an official trailer or poster, synopsis and a link to your film. Please select the correct category while submitting to avoid disqualification. We reserve the right to re-assign films to the appropriate category.
21. We request all the filmmakers to check their mails for the updates as we communicate everything over email. And the notification from FilmFreeway will reach their inbox on the scheduled date.
22. UAIFF may without advance notice amend these Rules & Terms from time to time. Each and every such amendment shall become effective immediately. It is your responsibility to periodically check for updates of these Rules & Terms.
23. Any false accusation against the Film Festival and FilmFreeway may lead to disciplinary actions which includes disqualification of the film at any stage (even if the festival is over), adding them to blacklisted film-makers.