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

· 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
  • I couldn’t ask for anymore from a film festival. Professional. prompt, caring & efficient. I will be submitting all my future projects to Hollywood Sun Awards. I highly recommend them. I believe it would be a great experience for all independent filmmakers. I wish Hollywood Sun Awards all the best.

    January 2019
  • Thank you Hollywood Sun Awards. Grateful to be a part of your festival.

    November 2018
  • Hello
    Thank you! I am happy about this prize!

    November 2018
  • Richard Stefanik

    Great event. Happy that our NouveauLyndia Time-Travel Comic Fantasy feature film was selected

    September 2018
  • Tom Thorpe

    Great contest! Good turnaround, Well versed judging.

    August 2018