American Filmatic Arts Awards is an organization focused on Independent Films internationally .
It is the first year that organized semi annually to revive & celebrate Indie cinema and new filmmakers worldwide in the USA.
Starting the first award ceremony with live screenings in the USA , Summer 2017.
It consist of more than 20 jurors who are in the field as film critics, filmmakers, industry professionals, distributors and producers internationally and We strongly believe in that all unique films deserve to get a review by film professionals and
new filmmakers have to be encouraged and applaud for their filmatic visions.
Founded by New York Eurasian Film Festival & USA Independent Film Festival directors.
American Filmatic Arts Awards intends to discover contemporary Independent cinema, to restore and to create a new cinematic culture in response to the rapid changes in media seen in the 21st century.
AFAA presents the international competition section to find potential cinema artist and discover new indie films to be classic in the future.
Offers FREE SCREENINGS with Award Ceremony to the public.
Awards & Prizes
Feature Film (Drama)
Feature Film (Comedy/Dramedy)
Feature Film (Action/Thriller)
Feature Film (Horror)
Feature Film (SCI-FI)
Feature Film (Foreign)
Feature Film (Animation)
Short Film (Drama)
Short Film (Drama) Student
Short Film (Comedy/Dramedy)
Short Film (Comedy/Dramedy) Student
Short Film (Action/Thriller)
Short Film (Action/Thriller) Student
Short Film (Horror)
Short Film (Horror) Student
Short Film (SCI-FI)
Short Film (SCI-FI) Student
Short Film (Animation)
Short Film (Animation) Student
Short Film (LGBT)
Short Film (LGBT) Student
Short Film (Foreign)
Short Film (Foreign) Student
Documentary Short Student
Experimental (Short) Student
Webisode/New Media (Student)
Music Video (Student)
Television - Pilot/Episodic
Public Service Programming/PSA
Script - Commercial
Best Actor Male (Feature)
Best Actor Male (Short)
Best Actress Female (Feature)
Best Actress Female (Short)
Supporting Actor - (Feature)
Supporting Actor - (Short)
Supporting Actress - (Feature)
Supporting Actress - (Short)
Actor - Commercial
Actress - Commercial
Actress Under 18
Actor Under 18
Editing (Music Video)
Sound Design (Short)
Sound Design (Feature)
Music score (Short)
Music score (Feature)
Cinematography (Music Video)
Young Filmmaker - 17 and younger
Director (Feature Film)Director (Feature Film-Student)
Director (Short/Series - Student)
Director (Commercial - Student)
Director (Music Video)
Director (Music Video - Student)
Producer (Feature Film)
Producer (Feature Film - Student)
Producer (Short/Series - Student)
Producer (Commercial - Student)Producer (Commercial - Student)
Producer - Music Video
Producer - (Music Video- Student)
Video Art (Student)
Video Art (Animation)
Video Art (Graphic Design)
Video Art (Live Action)
Rules & Terms
To be eligible for consideration, all films must meet the following requirements:
* ANY Country(ies) of Production which has been completed after January 2015.
*Short Films must be no more than 40 minutes in length including credits..
*Feature films must be no less than 59 minutes in length including credits. If your film is not meeting these criterias, still welcome to submit it.
*All non-English language films must have legible English language subtitles.
All films will be considered for each category that any film submitted for
"American Filmatic Arts Awards" will be judged by our jurors and committee to apply one to another award whic may be best fit.
So the filmmakers have to submitted only for 2 category for now. As Short and Feature film and then jury will make the best decision for the award.
*All films must have been completed after January 2015. .
Only completed projects will be accepted. Filmmaker or distributor must have obtained all clearances for exhibition and must certify that the work is original and no disputes regarding ownership exist on the film.