DaVinci's Junior Leo Awards Program is an all new, FREE TO ENTER, U.S. student film showcase event, honoring High School, University, College, and Vocational students with a Jr. Leo Award and sponsorship prizes. November, 2023 marks DIFF's inaugural Jr. Leo Program.

Official Vitruvian Selection® and showcase at DaVinci International Film Festival, a physical Jr. Leo Award, Certificate, DIFF Online distribution, and sponsorship prizes.


18+ years old
Valid student ID (This will be verified with school/organization)
United States Residents Only
Vocational (Trade), High School, University, and College students are eligible


Short format (<40 TRT including credits)
Must be able to deliver DCP film file
Narrative, Documentary, Animation categories
Must be available for in-person showcase and awards