Welcome to the Filmmaker Life Awards, a festival held in the major city of our industry season. This is a festival for international artists. We accept films from all over the world, from emerging filmmakers and international ones. The main criterion for participating in the festival is artistic criteria and merits. Considering Filmmaker Life´s tremendous importance in the American cinematic environment and our professional platform, we hope to provide a suitable environment for the introduction of short films and feature films.

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AVAILABLE CATEGORIES

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RULES

HOW DOES IT WORK?

FILMMAKERLIFE AWARDS ACCEPTS FILMS IN ANY LENGTH, GENRE AND LANGUAGE. NON-ENGLISH FILMS MUST HAVE ENGLISH SUBTITLES. BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR PROJECT PLEASE READ ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS. RECEIVE OUR COMPANY ASSISTANCE THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE PROCESS

Submit Your Film

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AVAILABLE CATEGORIES

  1. Feature Film 
  2. Short Film
  3. Feature Documentary
  4. Short Documentary
  5. Music Short
  6. Music Feature
  7. Educational Feature
  8. Educational Short
  9. Animation Short
  10. Animation Feature
  11. Foreign Language Feature
  12. Foreign Language Short
  13. Television Series
  14. Television Series Comedy
  15. Best Television Documentary
  16. Best Television Mini Series
  17. Feature Screenwriting
  18. Drone Filming
  19. LGBT
  20. GoPro Filming
  21. Black Lives Matter
  22. Pandemic
  23. Trailer
  24. Stop-Motion/Time Lapse

Rules and Terms

Submissions DO NOT guarantee selection.

-All international films MUST have English subtitles if in another language.

-Official Selections will be announced on the website, social media and partners.

* BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR FILM PLEASE READ CAREFULLY ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS * ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE *

We are mainly looking for: Feature Film, Short Films, Documentaries, TV/Web-Series, Series Pilots, Student Films, Animations, Trailers, Music Videos, Produced and Unproduced Scripts, Commercials, Experimental Films, Professional Mobile Films and Disruptive formats as Portrait Orientation.

We accept films of any genre, length and language.

Any genre and any length of film will be considered

WE DO NOT ACCEPT 1. Amateur videos. 2. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations. 3. Pornography. 4. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 1080p HD). 5. We don’t accept excerpts/scenes from films: you must submit the entire film.

By submitting your film, take note that: Filmmaker Life is hereby granted the rights to utilize an excerpt (trailer/teaser/poster/stills) from any film submitted for promotional purposes. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be submitted to multiple categories. Winning categories vary depending on the submissions we receive. If the administration thinks the categories submitted are not to a standard of the Filmmaker Life win, they will be removed. The Competition reserves the right to refuse entries and the Jury can remove a movie from the competition at any time. Entry fees are non-refundable.

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for possible screening (private and/or public) and understands and accepts these requirements, rules and regulations. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Filmmaker Life, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss or damage of the screening videos entered.

** (when Expedited feedback, If no main category is selected, the entry will be disqualified)**

Note: any DISCOUNT CODES ARE NOT VALID for the purchase of trophies at “FilmFreeway”. DISCOUNTS CODES ARE VALID, ONLY for submit films at the festival. If there is a trophy purchased at “FilmFreeway” with a discount code, that purchase will be CANCELED. – Remember that payments are not refundable.

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