International World Film Awards is online film festival with IMDb Qualifing Festival which is organized once a year via online event.. We are one of a few short and feature films festivals. The main goal of the film festival is to provide an exceptional space for the creation and presentation of quality multi-genre art production.

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1. All films that are not in English, must have English language subtitles. English movies do not need to have subtitles.
2. No fee waiver. All entry fees are non-refundable.
3. Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted. A separate submission and a separate entry fee must accompany each entry.
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 International World Film Awards can be shown on the Slovakian / 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. International World Film Awards 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.

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List of the movies that were selected by the judges for an online event in 2023:

Directed by Amanda Sthers
Winner in Best European Film (Short/Feature) and Best Supporting Actor

Directed by Darina Zhunussova
Winner in Best Cinematography and Best Female Director

Directed by Madge
United States
Winner in Best Drama, Best Production and Best American Film (Short/Feature)

Max Karpylev
United States
Winner in Best Male Director

Directed by Daryen Ru
United States
Winner in Best Experimental Film

Directed by Ben Mikha
New Zealand
Winner in Best Dance Music Video

Directed by Enzo Zelocchi
Winner in Best War Film and Best Actor Feature Film

Directed byLuis Saavedra, Javier García
Winner in Best Low Budget Music Video

The first year of the festival took place in the reconstructed premises of Kulturpark, Košice. Due to the great interest of the festival, we decided to move the festival to New York, USA. Given the current situation regarding COVID, the IWFA team decided to screen the best films online. We believe that in this way we will bring film art closer to more people and filmmakers, as if we were organizing a live screening in front of a few audiences. All winners will receive a digital diploma! If your film wins, you can submit your project to IMDb:


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