The International Independent Film Awards is dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the many talented independent filmmakers and artist from around the world who share their visions in a powerful, creative and entertaining way.

The IIFA is looking forward to kicking off this Fall session by awarding many of the gifted, filmmakers, screenwriters and artists of our generation. The Independent film community is without a doubt the backbone of the industry. This is why it is so important for there to be opportunities for these independent geniuses to be recognized. The International Independent Film Awards provides a tremendous amount of opportunities for filmmakers, screenwriters, actors, editors, composers, etc.... to receive the accolades they deserve within our numerous judging categories and awards levels.

There's a total of 41 categories (15 primary and 26 creative) and 7 award levels.

Best Of Show Winner:
Will receive and Official IIFA Trophy and a guaranteed spot in our 2022 Summer Los Angeles screening schedule.

Diamond Winning Films and Videos:
Will receive award certificates and will be guaranteed a spot in our Summer Los Angeles screening schedule.

All other Winners (Diamond creative categories and all Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honorable Mentions): Will receive digital award certificates and laurels, will be listed on the respective winners page on our site.

Best Of Show
Diamond Award Level
Platinum Award Level
Gold Award Level
Silver Award Level
Bronze Award Level
Honorable Mention

Each Category of submission will be judged and have the opportunity to be awarded with one of our 7 award levels. Projects showing exceptional creativity and talent in their respective categories will be honored.

Best Of Show Winner: Will receive and Official IIFA Trophy and a guaranteed spot in our 2022 Summer Los Angeles screening schedule.

Diamond Winning Films and Videos: Will receive award certificates and will be guaranteed a spot in our Summer Los Angeles screening schedule.

All other Winners (Diamond creative categories and all Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honorable Mentions): Will receive digital award certificates and laurels, will be listed on the respective winners page on our site.

*You may have multiple entries and submit to multiple categories.
*Each entry and submission category must have its on submission fee.
*If Mailing a DVD: please label your disc with: Title, Director, Submission Categories, Runtime and email address. Also include
a check or money order made payable to: International Independent Film Awards.
*No press kits are required for the initial submission process.
*Make sure all packages are postmarked by by the appropriate deadline.
*We accept NTSC and PAL DVD formats
*Please include a self-addressed stamped postcard with each entry if you want confirmation of receipt. We do not confirm receipt by telephone or email.
*Submission in other than English must have subtitles
*Works in progress are accepted
*Films, videos and scripts can be from any year
*Entry Fees are in $USD
*Entry fees are non-refundable.
*Entries will not be returned.

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  • Juan Ramos

    Great festival, good communication with the team, we are thrilled our film was recognized with two awards, for editing and Mobile Cell phone Media. Beautiful certificates.

    October 2021
  • SANJEEV SIVAN

    It is a great honour to win award at this prestigious festival... This award and this festival holds a special place in my life... thanks to the organisers and festival director for this great experience...

    October 2021
  • Thank you, International Independent Film Awards, for awarding our song the Silver Award for Best Original Song in our film Blanche. Excellent experience and communication! Great festival!

    October 2021
  • Snezhan Bodourov

    My short "Letters from Alien" was awarded the Silver Award for Concept and I can hardly express my feelings, it really means a lot to me and I am grateful to International Independent FF!

    October 2021
  • Three Corners of Deception

    Thank you so much International Independent Film Awards for giving me the opportunity to shine through your amazing festival!😀 I really appreciate the knowledge meant that you gave me because you know how hard it is to create such a feature film thank you for appreciating Hard-work!😀

    Dr. Meleeka Clary

    October 2021