Amsterdam Freedom International Film Festival -
Bi-Month Awards event with yearly live-screening.
Here at AFIFF we aim to find Gems in 21st Century Independent filmmaking synergy of whom will create future strong projects.
We’re providing unique filmmakers with our promotion through social media and official website. Best ones will be invited to Annual Live Event at Amsterdam, Netherlands that includes Q&A, Red Carpet, afterparty sea trip, international communications with independent filmmakers, closing award ceremony.
Submissions are open for shorts, feature narratives, documentaries and animation as even experimental films and music video.
We are interested in professionally made independent works, as well as in works that make sense or lead to freedom of the human spirit.
The big studios dictate their rules, it’s time to make all equal. It’s time for freedom in cinema!
Every Selected work will be provided with 1 - sentence review that could be used in promotional purposes.
Awards per categories on AFIFF
Best Short Film
Best Feature Film
Best Short Screenplay (up to 45 pages)
Best Feature Screenplay (45+ pages)
Best Experimental Film
Best Music Video
Best Feature Documentary
Best Short Documentary
Best ECO Work
Best Student Film
Best Indie Film
Best Low-Budget Film
Best LGBTQ+ Film
Best Action, Sci-Fi or Fantasy
Best Director Debut
Best Documentary Director
Best Documentary Cinematography
Best Original Screenplay
Best CGI & Visual Effects
Best Original Score
Best Sound Design
Best Original Soundtrack
Best Costume Design
The Filmmakers retain all submission and intellectual property rights
There is no premiere policy for any films submitted.
Work-in-progress and films with distribution are accepted.
All films will be screened via DCP files. If filmmakers selected for the festival do not have a DCP, we we will produce one for them free of charge. We will also require .mov, mp4, or equivalent as a backup.Our company works according to the principle of individual approach to every client.
Submission of films and participation in Amsterdam Freedom Independent Film Festival implies understanding and acceptance of the above regulations and requirements for this submission. If in doubt about any of the above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and ask questions before submitting. Thank you for reading this far!
All submissions for the Feature Film category are to be paid through FilmFreeway platform. The submission fee is non-refundable.
AFIFF can use trailer/teaser/film poster/stills or BTS for promotional purpose
AFIFF have rights to change date and place of the Event.