Welcome to the International Motor Film Awards, a high profile showcase of talent and the world’s most prestigious celebration and awards night for the automotive film and television industry.

An exclusive black tie awards and screening event held in central London at the end of the year, the Motor Film Awards recognise directorial and production talent from high end films and commercials, to student and independent productions.

Supported by leading authorities in the automotive sector, and leading brands within the film and television industry, the International Motor Film Awards are the Oscars for the motoring world.

Best Drama Feature
Best Drama Short
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Short
Best Journalism Film
Best Event Film
Best Commercial Film
Best Independent Film
Best Student Film
Best Creative Film


Best Cinematography
Best Stunts
Best Sound
Best Editing

The Grand Prix Award is the most prestigious award of the festival. All films part of the official nomination qualify for consideration for this award. The winner will receive the coveted Golden Conrod trophy.

Submission Guidelines

Films are welcome to be submitted into multiple categories. Students can submit for free into the student category.

NEW for 2020, the Best Independent Film category caters for low budget and independent films.

Terms & Conditions

I, the submitter, acknowledge and agree as follows:

1. Submissions will not be accepted without agreeing to the International Motor Film Award’s Terms and Conditions.

2. I have the right or authorisation to submit the film to the International Motor Film Awards as my own work or on behalf of the creators, and the production has no litigation or disputes regarding any part of the production, distribution or originality.

3. I give permission for the International Motor Film Awards to use short excerpts of the film for promotional purposes.

4. I give permission for the International Motor Film Awards to use stills, titles and/or information from the film for promotional purposes, online and in any print media or campaigns connected with the International Motor Film Awards. This includes brochures/programmes, printed media magazines/newspapers and online.

5. I give permission for the International Motor Film Awards to screen the film at the awards night.

6. I agree to take on all copyright liability in regard to the submitted film in terms of all music, product and other copyright licensing.

7. I give my permission for the International Motor Film Awards to share my film and any related promotional material, as well as contact information with official International Motor Film Awards sponsor partners unless I specify otherwise.

8. Submission does not guarantee acceptance into the International Motor Film Awards. Those film makers whose films have made official nomination for screening as part of the main awards programme will be informed. The International Motor Film Awards can not be held responsible or liable for losses or damages resulting from failure to screen submissions accepted into the awards programme.

9. Non-English language films are welcomed but must be either subtitled or dubbed.

10. If your film is accepted you will receive two complimentary VIP tickets for the awards evening.

11. The organisers of the International Motor Film Awards reserve the right to make adjustments to the categories to cater for the submissions per season.

12. Each category winner will receive one trophy. In the case that duplicate trophies are required, these can be purchased directly from the International Motor Film Awards.

Overall Rating
  • What a great event! A really professional organization, a great host and tons of interesting guests. I felt honored to be part of it and really enjoyed the entire award night! Can't wait to come back ;)

    October 2019
  • Andres O'Beirne

    Amazing night and a great showcase of films! Got to meet a lot of people within the film and automotive industries. Definitely recommend attending if you are selected or are in the area.

    October 2019
  • paul barshon

    They put on such a great event. Great to see our industry being represented in such a fitting way.

    October 2019
  • Simon PIERRAT

    Wondferfull nice and professional organization. We wish we can comme back !!

    November 2018
  • Theodore Tzartos

    An amazing festival as always

    September 2018