FilmCon Awards is a monthly film competition for filmmakers worldwide.

Every month, our Jury will award the best films through private screenings. The Best Picture winner will also qualify for the annual event, and nominated for Best of Fest (film of the year).

Free: 24-Hour Screenwriting Challenge - Write a short screenplay in 24 hours! On the 4th of every month, we'll share the theme on the Facebook group - , and at
Write the script (up to 5 pages), and send us the screenplay in less than 24 hours.
The 24-Hour Screenwriting Challenge winner receives a digital certificate, and an interview (5 Q&A's), published at and on social media.

* All winners receive a free print-ready digital certificate (PDF/JPG file).
* The annual Best of Fest winner receives a free FilmCon statuette.

Best Picture
Best Narrative Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Thriller
Best Action
Best Sci-Fi
Best Fantasy Film
Best Crime Film
Best Mystery Film
Best Parody
Best Western
Best Film Noir
Best Documentary
Best Animation
Best Microfilm
Best Indie Film
Best Web Series
Best Music Video
Best Experimental Film
Best Inspirational Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Actor in an Indie Film
Best Actress in an Indie Film
Best Child/Young Actor
Best Child/Young Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Ensemble
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Original Score
Best First Time Director
Best Student Film
Best Song
Best Sound Design
Best Visual Effects
Best Makeup
Best Trailer
Best Original Story
Best Screenplay Short
Best Screenplay Feature
Best Television Script
Best First Time Screenwriter
24-Hour Screenwriting Challenge

* What we’re looking for? Story-based films and screenplays, which can be in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction), or animation.

* By submitting your film, take note that:
- You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purpose.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
- The films will not be available online.
- We promote some of the films by uploading the trailers/teasers/posters/production stills.
-FilmCon and Filmmakers Connect are Magic Productions Int Ltd brands.

* We do not accept:
1. Amateur videos
2. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations
3. Films involving politics / films promoting political agenda
4. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD)

Overall Rating
  • Jordan Mohr

    Sincere thanks for "Best Film Noir." Quality and organization
    stand out here; also, all communications were on-time,
    clear, and above the average. A big plus is the more
    specialized categories you can enter your film in. Have
    to give this festival the highest rating possible!

    February 2020
  • Nidheya Suresh

    Thank you so much for giving my film the Best Horror Film Awards. Very honored and grateful to you guys

    February 2020
  • Angelena Bonet

    FilmCon Awards are one of the most amazing film awards I have been a part of! From their communication to professionalism I highly recommend to every filmmaker. Thank you so much for awarding my documentary short film "Change The World" Best Inspirational Film, I am truly honored!!

    February 2020
  • Amazing festival! My movie When the Music Stops Playing won Best Drama in December 2019. Great communication and networking. I'll submit my new projects for sure.

    January 2020
  • Such a friendly staff and wonderful people. The festival had great communication, empowering reviews, and lots off buzz. Thank you so much from the City of Salt family for Best Picture, Best Narrative Film, Best Mystery Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Cinematography. We will definitely be back with other films!

    January 2020