Creativity is everywhere - we are proudly open to all kind of projects with no restriction as long as it is inventive and full of creativity. We are excited to be part of your journey and devoted to supporting and encouraging all-new content creators. All winners receive a River Stone International Film Festival laurel, certificate and will be shared across all of our social platforms.

The winner will get Laurel and Certificate of award one winner from each category announced.

1) submissions through FilmFreeway only.

2) Download file is needed for the screening purpose.

3) All Genre acceptable.

4) Films selected for screening will be notified through email.

5) There is no production year barrier for submission.

6) You can submit as many as films you want.

7) Entry will not be valid without an entry fee.

8) No refund will be processed if the film is withdrawn/no accepted/disqualified or not shown for any other reason.

9) Festival committee's decision is final.

10) Rules & regulations may be changed by the festival committee without any intimation.

11) Festival does not deal with any copyright issues. All copyright issues should be resolved by the film submitter.

12) Filmmakers are allowed to use River Stone International Film Festival laurels on their winning/nominated/selected films ONLY. They can be used on posters as well as on other media available.

13) If you have submitted your film in the earlier season and would like to compete again for the next season then write us an email to get a special Waiver code (only applicable for the same film if the film is accepted as official selection/winner in the last edition, Non selected films not qualified under the rule).

Overall Rating
  • Merci, c'est un très bon festival...

    January 2023
    Response from festival:

    Dear Louis Salvatore Bellanti Thank you for your feedback.

  • Donovan Smith

    Fantastic film festival! Will definitely be submitting again in the future. Thank you for selecting and screening our short film Grimoire Vol. 1. We appreciate it!

    January 2023
    Response from festival:

    Dear Donovan Smith Thank you for your feedback.

  • Manvel Saribekyan

    Dear River Stone International Film Festival.

    Our team would like to thank you for the excellent organization of the festival, as well as all the members of the jury, thanks to whose decision our film "The American Good Samaritans" won an award .
    I wish all of you a all the best for the festival.


    Manvel Saribekyan,
    Producer of the film The American Good Samaritans, Armenia🙏✌

    January 2023
    Response from festival:

    Dear Manvel Saribekyan Thank you for your feedback.

  • Positive experience, professional communication, thanks a lot!

    March 2022
    Response from festival:

    Dear Jonathan Zarantonello Thank you for your feedback.