Vesuvius International Film Festival is a festival once a month with annual screening. Our festival is a brilliant opportunity to participate in international competition.

The films of the Official selection and the winners will be selected each month, so the filmmakers will know about jury’s decision very quickly.

Every year, a new selection of works, about all the winners of the main categories, will be screened live with the public. The winners of the year will be announced during the awards ceremony.

So for each entry, the author has the chance to win twice (the winner of the month and the winner of the year)

The best films will be screened live in Campania, south of Italy.

Always a theatre or cinema.
Winners will be announced on our social media pages every month (instagram:

Take the experience with Vesuvius International Film Festival and your film will have a chance:
– to be chosen in Official selection;
– to be a winner in one of the categories;
– to be screened at the festival event.

The mission of our festival is to introduce new names from all over the world to our audience.

The festival has the following structure:
1. The selection of films: we see all submitted films.
2. Selected films will receive the status "Official Selection" of the month.
3. The jury selects winners of the month.


Best Feature Film : the jury will divided into genre.

Best short movie : the jury will divided into genre.

Best animated short

Best documentary: the jury will divided into "short doc" (till 45 minutes) and "feature doc" (from 46 minutes)

Best music videoclip

Best lgbt short movie
Best lgbt feature movie

Best covid short
Best covid feature

Best fashion movie

Best microshort

Best smartphone

Best script (realized) : the jury will divided into "short script " (till 45 pages) and "feature script" (from 46 pages)

Best script (Unrealized) the jury will divided into "short script " (till 45 pages) and "feature script" (from 46 pages)

Best short dance

Best web serie

Best trailer

Best poster

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES ***only With main category***

Best Director
Best first time director
Best female director
best student director

Best Actor/Actress

Best Cinematography

Best production

Best Editing

Best Sound Design

Best music

A really particular vesuvius all hand made or
A cool hand made marble trophy

Ask for info if you are interested.


1. All films that are not from Italy or English country can have English language subtitles if you have. In other way no problem, we have international jury.

2. No fee waiver. All entry fees are non-refundable.

3. Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted. A separate submission and a separate entry fee must accompany each entry.

4. The decision of the festival selection committee will be final.

5. vesuvius International Film Festival organizers reserve rights change, cancel or re-schedule the dates, venue, awards & categories without consent or information to contestants.

6. The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.

Overall Rating
  • Elena Clark

    We had fun and enormous pleasure to win in this festival. They are professional team attentive to a truly good, creative work and new ideas. Good luck, Vesuvius film festival.

    March 2023
  • charel fabry

    Yes ! I am glad and honored to received the Award for "Best Smartphone Film" (AIR LEAK). Thank you guys. Full success for your fest !

    March 2023
  • Christopher Janwong McKiggan

    Thank you for the wonderful festival and awarding us the best Covid 19 feature award!

    March 2023
  • We were honored to win Top Documentary and Top Director for the monthly festival and look forward to what is to come! Thank you thank you. The communication was professional and clear. We are excited!

    March 2023

    It is my first time winning, well organized and I will submit my films over and over again. Thank you guys. Teboho Tema from South Africa

    March 2023