Hollywood Sun Awards is a platform for independent artists around the world to submit their work. We wish to explore the current indie film community, and honor those who are reaching high levels of achievement in their art.

Hollywood Sun Awards wishes to support the very best in new independent cinema.

Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary Feature
Best Animation Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Animation Short
Best Music Video
Best Trailer
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Cinematography
Best Score
Best Visual FX
Best Editing
Audience/Jury Favorite

· Entries must be in English or - Subtitled, dubbed in English.
· Every submission has to pick one main category.
· Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
· All entries should be sent via FilmFreeway. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us.
· Works in progress are accepted.
· Entries will not be returned.
· Entry fees are non-refundable

Overall Rating
  • Victor Marin

    Wonderful festival. I will repeat =). Happy to be included in it.

    October 2019
  • DK Davall

    The experience with Hollywood Sun Awards was pleasant and exciting.. I feel fortunate that I was able to be part of this festival. They provided all of the necessary information, established clear and reasonable deadlines, and offered genuine support.

    August 2019
  • Scott Cahill

    Thank you for the honor of placing first in your most recent competition. I am truly humbled by the selection and look forward to future entries.

    August 2019
  • William Vandry

    It was an honor and pleasure for Got pain? to be nominated as Finalist in Documentary section. Keep your touch on we filmmakers, and I may have another documentary soon! Godspeed!

    August 2019
  • Thank you so much Hollywood Sun Awards for awarding Best Documentary to ‘Elena’s War Dance’ - truly appreciative of your support and best wishes for your festival. Kindest regards, so appreciative !

    August 2019