I.MA.F.F. is a highly respected and well-known independent film festival that takes place annually. This is a global event where movies screened get seen by a global audience of all industry stake holders.

Independent Filmmakers of ALL LEVELS and Experience.
Student Filmmakers and all the other industry stakeholders.

Are you one who wants to get endorsement,distribution or maximum publicity for your film?

Are you a film director who would like to get contracted by big film production companies?

Are you an actor or actress who would love the same or you simply want to get distribution for your film ?

Do you need funding for your next project? or You need developing the script to industry standards


With us a CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION IS mandatory to all our participants regardless of whether a participant is an award nominee or not.

Film promotion is Mandatory for all participants.

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Audience Award
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Editor
Best Cinematography
Best Animation
Best Comedy

Best Documentary
Best Drama
Best Fantasy
Best Horror
Best Low Budget
Best International
Best Music Video
Best Sci-Fi
Best Student

I.M.A.F.F juries are comprised of filmmakers, film critics and industry figures. jurors include Academy Award-nominated filmmakers and representatives from all over the world.

Additional prizes to be announced.

All films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles.

Filmmakers are responsible for sorting out the copyright on their own materials.

By submitting to us, you give us the right to screen your film in front of a live audience at the I.M.A.F.F Screening

Nominations: All films are nominated for every category.
Official Selection: Films selected for screening will be notified via email. If you received a Nomination email.

Award Winners: Chosen from both the Nominations and the Official Selection.

We may promote clips from your film on social media, based on the press kits you provide us with.

We retain the right to change the date and venue of the festival under special circumstances. All filmmakers will be informed about any changes through our online platforms.

We place no restrictions on your work in terms of premiere status or whether your work has been made available online.

By submitting to us you agree to our terms and conditions and to receive marketing newsletters and discounts about film festivals in the form of emails. We will never sell your information to third parties.
We reserve the right to update our terms and conditions.

Overall Rating
  • Courtney Sanello

    An honor to have FIRST REFUSAL to be amongst the greats. Thank you so much!

    February 2024
  • Aine ONYA Clarke

    Many thanks for organising this festival, we can only imagine how much work is involved! We are proud to add your laurel to our film poster.

    December 2023
  • We are so happy to have garnered the award for Best Music Video 2023 and really appreciate the sincere accolades given to your participants. Thank you also for the exposure for our project, "Rain Down!"

    December 2023
  • Ken Sagoes

    We are honored and deeply appreciative that your festival selected our short film "The Secret Weapon: Yesterday IS Today" as a Finalist. The festival has outstanding communication and is well-run. May the festival keep giving filmmakers a stage that encourages imagination and self-expression.

    December 2022
  • Alan Cross

    We feel very honoured and grateful to have been a part of this years film festival with International Media Arts and we even came away as a winner! We look forward to future years when we will definitely be back with new work and new films we produce. Good luck for the future. Thanks for giving our film exposure at the festival - it’s been great!

    December 2022