Winners

Submission Deadlines Deadlines for submission to Summer competitions is June-10competition Results will be announced by June-20.Deadline for Submission to Winter Competition is November 10. Competition Results will be Announced by November 20.

General Competition Categories

Feature Film : Feature Film ( over 30 minutes )
Feature Film Short (under 30 minutes)
Documentary : Documentary (over 15 mintues)
Documentary Short (under 15 Minutes)
Movie Script : Movie Script Feature (over 30 pages)
Movie Script Short (under 30 pages)
Animation : Animation Feature (over 5 Minutes)
Animation Short (Under 5 Minutes)
Movie Trailer : Movie Trailer (Any Genre)
Music Video : Music Video (Any Genre)
Dance Video : Dance Video (Any Category)
Internet Video : Internet Video (Any Category)
TV Commercial : TV Commercial (Any Type)
Home Video : Home Video (Any Type)
3-D Movie : 3-D Movie / Video (Any Type/ Length)
Still Photography : Still Photos (All Categories)
Cash Awards Announced for 2011 Annual Competition
  • $100,000 cash prize for Best Movie.
  • $100,000 cash prize for Best Movie Script.
  • $100,000 cash prize for Best Documentary.
  • $100,000 cash prize for Best Bollywood Movie.
  • $10,000 cash prize for Best Animation.
  • $10,000 cash prize for Best Movie Trailer.
  • $10,000 cash prize for Best TV Commercial.
  • $10,000 cash prize for Best Music Video.
  • $10,000 cash prize for Best Dance Video.
  • $10,000 cash prize for Best Still Photography.
  • $5,000 cash prize for Best Adult Movie.
  • $5,000 cash prize for Best Internet Video.
  • $5,000 cash prize for Best Home Video.

Special Award Categories

  • First Time Director
  • Student Project
  • Shot on HDCAM Camera
  • Shot on 35 mm film
  • Shot on Ultra Low Budget (< $25K)
  • Shot on Zero Budget (< $1K)
  • Vampire Flick
  • Murder Mystery
  • Comedy
  • Public Interest
  • Human Rights
  • Foreign Language
  • Action Thriller
  • Erotica
  • Animation
  • Romance
  • Road Trip
  • Bollywood Movies
  • Satire
  • Family Movies
  • Art Movies
  • Female Director
  • Shot on RED Camera
  • Shot on DSLR Camera
  • Shot on Low Budget (< 50)
  • Shot on Micro Budget (< 10)
  • Horror Flick
  • Science Fiction
  • Drama
  • Mockumentary
  • Environment
  • Native Americans
  • History
  • Religion/Supernatural
  • Animals/Pets
  • War Movies
  • Crime
  • Cult Movies
  • Experimental
  • Children’s Movies
  • Teen Movies
  • Adult Movies

Fan Recommendations:

Anybody may recommend a movie or video or script or Still Photo for consideration in the Festival. Fan recommendations will be reviewed and may be entered into competition. Entries through fan recommendations are not eligible for cash awards, production or distribution deals. e-mail us your recommendations. Write “Recommendation” in the subject area.

Cash Prizes, Distribution and Production Deals:

At the sole discretion of the Director of the Festival, depending on the number of submissions received, funding level and other factors, Cash Prizes may be announced along with awards. Possibility of distribution deals for winning entries and Production deals for winning scripts.