Kings Cross Film Awards is a free, three day international film festival at The Water Rats Theatre in central London.
Our aim is to showcase the most creative, new and up-and-coming filmmakers from around the globe.
We run monthly competitions online in which our winners of Best Feature Film and Best Short Film from each event will be screened in front of a live audience in our main festival in 2022.
Monthly Winners of each category will receive a laurel, winning digital certificate and will be automatically entered into our annual competition.
The winning Best Feature and Best Short Film of each monthly competition will be screened live at the main festival in central London between the 23rd and 25th Aug 2022.
Monthly Finalists and Semi-Finalists will receive a laurel.
BEST FEATURE FILM - All feature entries automatically will be nominated for this award.
BEST DRAMA FEATURE
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
BEST ANIMATION FEATURE
BEST COMEDY FEATURE
BEST HORROR FEATURE
BEST SCI-FI FEATURE
BEST ACTION FEATURE
BEST SHORT FILM - All short entries automatically will be nominated for this award.
BEST DRAMA SHORT
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
BEST ANIMATION SHORT
BEST COMEDY SHORT
BEST HORROR SHORT
BEST SCI-FI SHORT
BEST ACTION SHORT
By submitting your film to the Kings Cross Film Awards the individual or corporation
submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorised to commit the film for screening if selected, and understands and accepts these requirements, rules, and regulations.
Registration for the competition should be made via FilmFreeway.com, then the applicant will receive email notification of registration. All films must be submitted in a digital format.
We except films in any language. Non-English films must have English subtitles.
3. WE DO NOT ACCEPT
Pornography, any improper content films or music videos.
4. RUNTIME/PREMIERE STATUS
Feature films must be under 150 min. Shorts must be under 40 min.
Kings Cross Film Awards do not require any premiere status.
5. COMPLETION DATE
Films must have a completion date within five years of the date of entry to the competition.
Film types of all genres are accepted.
Films should be submitted into the correct category, otherwise, automatically disqualified by the festival.
7. SELECTED FILMS/AWARDS/NOTIFICATION DATE/WAIVER CODE/REFUND
Notification Date can be changed.
The notification date can be changed by the committee.
The deadline of the application can be extended by the committee.
The film poster and trailer will be shared on our social media such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
We do not have a refund option.
8. VIDEO SUPPORT FOR SELECTED FILMS
if selected, the applicant should send his/her film via wetransfer.com to the festival organiser. This video should be in a usable format for projection, the basic format is required FullHD 1080p.
By submitting your request on our website you agree to let us use your submitted data to create what you have asked for.
The applicant and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film by subscribing to the festival claims to be in possession of the rights of reproduction video and audio of the film.
The author and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film authorise the festival organisation to use parts of their film (maximum 1 minute) for creating promotional films for this festival and for future editions.
The author and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film grant rights to public screening inside the Kings Cross Film Awards without any claims.
10. DATA USAGE RULES
By submitting your film to our festival you agree that your piece of work (full film or trailer) can be uploaded/embed on our website (www.kingscrossfilmawards.com ). The author and/or production and/or holder of the rights of all selected films authorise the publication of their data on www.kingscrossfilmawards.com site and on every type of distribution channel as a promotion. KingsCross Film Awards DOES NOT PAY SCREENING FEES. By submitting your film via FilmFreeway, you acknowledge that the festival will not pay to present your work.
11. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES
The admission to the Kings Cross Film Awards implies the unconditional acceptance of this regulation. For any dispute not covered by the Regulation, the competent authority is the organisation of the Kings Cross Film Awards.
Subscribers to the Kings Cross Film Awards agree as established by Legislative Decree 30 June 2003, No. 196 on the protection of privacy, the use of personal data for all initiatives related to the event. The Author of the film declares to accept the Regulation in all its parts and to have the legal availability of the film and to authorise the public screening without compensation, freeing the organisation of the Festival from any present and future responsibility. With the contest entry, each author is responsible for the content of his work. The author claims to own all rights to the work, not prejudicing in any way the rights of third parties, like other authors, subjects portrayed, transferees of rights, together with those music, etc. . It also declares that the audiovisual material is not protected by SIAE. Under the provisions of Legislative Decree. 30/06/2003 n. 196, we inform the author that the data requested is necessary for completing the documentation of registration to the Kings Cross Film Awards.