Prague International Film Awards is Film Festival with live screenings in Prague, in Czech Republic. Our mission and goal is to discover and promote talented filmmakers from all over the world and present their work to public and distributors.

The first year was held under the name Prague International Monthly Film Festival (PIMFF), which also qualified for IMDb (

During the first year, we registered more than 2,000 projects, some of which premiered at the Festival de Cannes, the Sundance Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival or have been awarded and nominated for ACADEMY AWARDS, GOLDEN GLOBES, and BAFTA-winning actors and directors, but most of all, hundreds of films and scripts.

The best czech films and international selected selection of films will be screened in Kino Pilotu, Prague and the end of the third year will premiere the best films of the entire year on April 21, 2023 in Kino Pilotu, Prague.

During the Notification Day, we will let you know if you will be nominated for the event itself, which will take place at the Kino Pilotu Prague, April 21, 2023.

Prague is a beautiful city with a wonderful culture and amazing nightlife. During the festival, you can take a picture behind our festival wall, walk on the red carpet or provide an interview for our YouTube channel. On this link you will see what a wonderful atmosphere prevailed at our festival during our festival:

The best film, screenplay and music video will be nominated for the main prize at the Golden Art Film Academy (GAFA), which will redistribute $ 5,000.00 annually which they will receive in the form of various movie rewards.

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Grand Prix Best Feature Film
Grand Prix Best Feature Documentaty
Grand Prix Best Short Film
Grand Prix Best Short Documentary
Grand Prix Best Super Short Film
Grand Prix Best Student Film
Grand Prix Best Short Script
Grand Prix Best Feature Script
Best Czech Short Film
Best Music Video
Best Animation
Best Experimental
Best Director Feature Film
Best Director Short Film
Best Director Super Short Film
Best First Time Director (Short)
Best First Time Director (Feature)
Best Director Student Film
Best Director Music Video

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Best Indie Short Film
Best Indie Feature Film
Best Web/TV Series
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Thriller
Best Sci-fi
Best Fantasy
Best Mobile Phone Short
Best Inspirational
Best Action
Best Poster
Best Drama Screenplay
Best Comedy Screenplay
Best Actor Short Film
Best Actress Short Film
Best Actor Feature Film
Best Actress Feature Film
Best Original Screenplay
Best Editing
Best Sound Design
Best VFX
Best Cinematography
Best Production
Drama Screenplay
Comedy Screenplay
Thriller Screenplay
Horror Screenplay
Action Screenplay
Sci-fi Screenplay
LGBTQ Screenplay
Television Script - Pilot

In addition to the gold place, we also award special prizes.

1. All films that are not in English, must have English language subtitles. English movies do not have subtitles.
2. No fee waiver. All entry fees are non-refundable.
3. Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted.
4. The decision of the festival selection committee will be final.
5. The festival authorities will have the right to retain copies of each film and the material send as part of our festival library & can be screened in for Education, promotion, awareness & commercial purposes.
6. The excerpts from films send for Prague International Montly Film Festival can be shown on the Czech / Int. T.V. / Local Network / Internet etc. For Promotional / Publicity.
7. Films that are submitted must be the entrant’s original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third Parties. Contestants agree that they have obtained all required copyright permissions regarding music, sound & images. Etc presented in their film.
8. Prague International Montly Film Festival organizers reserve rights change, cancel or re-schedule the dates, venue, awards & categories without consent or information to contestants.
9. The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.
10. By submitting the project, you agree that our partner film festivals will be able to send you an offer to submit your projects.

Overall Rating
  • Thank you for this award.

    December 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for your feedback! It's amazing to hear such nice words!

  • Jenn Fonteyn

    Wonderful experience. Thank you! I hope to attend in person next year.

    October 2022
    Response from festival:

    Congratulations to your success.
    It was honor you took a part in our festival.
    We are looking forward to your next amazing projects.

  • Nimit Kaushik

    Elated to have gotten Best First-time Filmmaker (Short) award at the Prague International Film Awards! The communication has been great and I so look forward to coming back next year!

    October 2022
    Response from festival:

    It's amazing to hear these positive words from you!

  • Lynn Santer

    It was a seamless and wonderful experience dealing with this festival. We feel very honored to have been selected. Thank you.

    October 2022
    Response from festival:

    We believe that one day we will meet in person! You are a talented artist!

  • Thank you for choosing GOLD for Best LGBTQ Screenplay. It’s an honor.

    October 2022
    Response from festival:

    We are glad that you were part of our competition!