Prizes & Dates

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Our Prizes total $225,000.

$100,000 in prizes online film festival

Film Prizes

Grand Prize – $118,000 – One-year of distribution with waived admin fees through Lonely Seal Releasing, ($55,000) a showcase and targeted marketing to worldwide cinema buyers at the at Cannes in May 2019 ($10,000), SEO for one-year ($36,000) a custom website with a premium theme and a custom logo ($7,000) one-year of website hosting on a virtual private server ($1,250) and a custom APP ($8,750).

Best Feature Film – $15,000 – Custom website ($5,000), one-year of hosting on a virtual private server ($1,250) and a custom APP ($8,750).

Best Female Filmmaker – $15,000 – Custom website ($5,000), one-year of hosting on a virtual private server ($1,250), and a custom APP ($8,750).

Best Documentary – $15,000 – Custom website ($5,000), one-year of hosting on a virtual private server ($1,250) and a custom APP ($8,750). 

Best Short Film – $15,000 – Custom website ($5,000), one-year of hosting on a virtual private server ($1,250) and a custom APP ($8,750).

Best Web Series – $15,000 – Custom website ($5,000), one-year of hosting on a virtual private server ($1,250) and a custom APP ($8,750).

Screenplay Prizes

Best Screenplay – $15,000 – A custom website ($5,000), plus one-year of hosting on a virtual private server ($1,250), and a professional audio recording of their screenplay read by voice actors. ($8,750).

Best Screenplay – Runner Up – A professional audio recording of their screenplay read by voice actors. ($8,750).

Best Screenplay Second Runner-Up – A professional audio recording of their screenplay read by voice actors. ($8,750).

Audience Awards

Feature Film Audience Award – Winner gets a certificate and mentions in press releases and social media posts.

Documentary Audience Award – Winner gets a certificate and mentions in press releases and social media posts.

Short Film Audience Award – Winner gets a certificate and mentions in press releases and social media posts.

Web Series Audience Award – Winner gets a certificate and mentions in press releases and social media posts.

Key Dates
Submissions open on January 31, 2018.
The early bird submission deadline is May 31, 2018.
The regular submission deadline is June 30, 2018.
The late submission deadline is July 31, 2018.
The super late/extended deadline is August 20, 2018.
Selected films are notified by September 3, 2018.

Winners will be announced on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at our awards ceremony.

Good Luck!