Festigious is a monthly film & screenplay competition. Each month, our jury will award the best films through private screenings. The Best Picture monthly winners will compete for the Best of Fest award (best film of the year). Festigious' annual judging team will select the winners in 15 main categories, such as Narrative Film, Documentary and Animation.

Films entered in multiple categories may win multiple awards.

Best Picture (Film of the Month)
Best Narrative Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Drama
Best Thriller
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Sci-Fi
Best Crime Film
Best Dark Comedy
Best Mystery Film
Best Film Noir
Best Western
​Best Animation Feature
Best Animation Short
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Short
Best Inspirational Film
Best Indie Film
Best Micro Film (up to 120 seconds)
Best Music Video
Best Web Series
Best Experimental Film
Best 18 and Under
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Duo
Best Original Score
Best Editing
Best Visual Effects
Best Cinematography
Best First Time Director
Best Student Film
Best Commercial/Promotional
Best Trailer
Best Original Story
Best Screenplay - Short
Best Screenplay - Feature

* The Best of Fest annual winner will receive one free Festigious statuette. Other winners may order a statuette for themselves and their team, for $290 including shipping.
All winners receive a digital certificate, ready to print.

What we’re looking for? Story-based films, which can be in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction), or animation.
The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is English).

By submitting your film, take note that:
- You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster) for promotional purpose.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- You must own all the rights to the film.

Festigious does not accept the following:
1. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations
2. Political films
3. Films which are made before 2010
4. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD)
5. Films that depict or include any cruelty to animals.

Festigious is a FilmFreeway Gold festival, and a Magic Productions Int Ltd brand. Festigious is a partner festival of Top Shorts, LA Film Awards, Actors Awards, NY Film Awards and FilmCon Awards.

Overall Rating
  • Chris Harboldt

    Thank you Festigious Los Angeles for awarding "Boss of the Toss" Best Picture, Best Comedy, Best Score, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. Our team is very appreciative of the acknowledgement. Your festival is top notch in every way! I highly recommend it to all film makers! Thank you, Festigious!!!

    May 2023
  • Wang Yanrusi

    Congratulations to all the team behind this wonderful festival and highly recommend submitting here!

    May 2023
  • Suzanne Nichols

    We thoroughly enjoyed and are grateful for our participation in Festigious! Thank you!

    April 2023

    Thank you for awarding our Marathi language Indian feature film ‘Roop Nagar Ke Cheetey’ for Best Picture & Best Narrative Feature. Regards.

    March 2023
  • Sylvie Zaidman

    So happy to have won Best narrative sort and Best actress at your festival for our movie tRuth! Very good communication and well organised festival. Thank you!!!

    March 2023