All projects officially selected each month will receive the Vegas Movie Awards official laurel,
and are promoted through our social media and website.
Films submitted to Vegas Movie Awards are judged by our International Jury on their overall artistic
and technical quality, on a performance scale.
Winning entries are recognized and awarded monthly at four levels:
- AWARDS of EXCELLENCE
- AWARDS of PRESTIGE
- AWARDS of MERIT
+ BEST of the MONTH
All the monthly winners (Best of the Month / Excellence / Prestige / Honorable Mentions) receive the Vegas Movie Awards digital laurel, a customized HQ digital certificate, have the option to purchase one of our stunning trophies, and/or a special interview to get more prestige from their wins.
Best of the Month, Excellence, and Prestige winners are automatically qualified
to compete at the VMA annual event.
Our monthly Excellence winners will have the chance to win free golden trophies for “Best of The Fest”
in the main categories they won, during the annual event in the heart of Las Vegas.
Our monthly Prestige winners will also have the chance to win special mentions awards for the main categories they won, during the annual event.
Further special prizes offered by our big Sponsors will be awarded during the event.
The BEST OF THE YEAR will get the VMA digital laurel, a customized HQ sealed certificate, a free golden trophy, a free interview, and a special final prize to get the most of this experience with us in Las Vegas, and be REALLY the King/Queen on top of the city, for one night.
Choose between 23 MAIN CATEGORIES with Award consideration. Multiple entries permitted.
You can add also one or more ADDITIONAL CATEGORIES to increase your probability to win.
BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
BEST NARRATIVE SHORT
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
BEST INDIE FEATURE
BEST STUDENT FILM
BEST 1st TIME DIRECTOR
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
BEST INDIE SHORT
BEST CHILD/YOUNG ACTOR
BEST CHILD/YOUNG ACTRESS
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
BEST INSPIRATIONAL FILM
BEST WEB/TV SERIES
BEST WEB/TV PILOT
BEST ADVERTISING FILM
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
BEST SOUND DESIGN
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
BEST ORIGINAL STORY
FROM A MOVIE
+ BEST OF THE MONTH
- SPECIAL AWARD given by our Jury -
+ AUDIENCE AWARD
- SPECIAL EXTRA AWARD -
+ BEST OF FEST for each main category
- SPECIAL AWARDS given by our Jury / ANNUAL EVENT -
- SPECIAL AWARD given by our Jury / ANNUAL EVENT -
+ BEST OF THE YEAR
PLEASE NOTE: if any category does not meet the standard deemed award worthy by the judging committee,
it's possible that there will be no award announced in that category.
EARLYBIRD DEADLINE: MAY 12
REGULAR DEADLINE: JUN 5
ALL DEADLINES CLOSE AT 11:59 PM PDT
NOTIFICATION DATE: JUN 6
Entries can be submitted online via this form, or through FilmFreeway.
Before completing the form, please take time to read the RULES listed below.
Submission fees are not refundable.
We encourage you to provide as much information as possible.
We are here to help you boost your project so, the more complete your submission is, the better for you.
The fees we ask are necessary to run a quality festival, and are always reinvested in services offered to our filmmakers.
ADVANTAGES OF SUBMITTING
Films submitted through our website will be evaluated by our Judges before those who are submitted through other platforms.
This means that by submitting here you will get a notification before the notification date shown above.
By not having to pay any fees to third-party platforms, we can always offer you best prices through our website.
All online payments through our website utilize the PAYPAL secure payment system.
PayPal is secure and easy-to-use.
With PayPal you can use payment/debit cards as well as use a PayPal account.
OR IT'S FREE!
STOP WAITING FOR WEEKS!
For a small extra fee, selectable on this form, you will know if your project will be included in our Official Selection or not, within 72 hours from the time we receive your full submission. Or, MONEY BACK GUARANTEE.
Available only for MAIN categories.
Films are judged with no less care than regular submission, no second thoughts.
YOU CAN ALSO SUBMIT YOUR FILM
For any issues with the online form,
please CONTACT US.
Films must be submitted via online screener ONLY.
We do not accept films sent over by DVD.
Please help us promote you and your work, in the best way possible.
Make sure to fully enter your project on FilmFreeway, including downloadable poster and trailer.
* By submitting your film, please note that:
- All non-English films must have English subtitles in order to be judged.
- All submissions must have been completed after January 1st, 2015.
- Vegas Movie Awards can use parts of your film (including trailers / film posters / press kits / teaser)
for promotional purposes.
- Entry fees are not refundable.
- Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
- All additional categories require a main category. Additional category only will be not accepted.
- Waiver codes are currently not available.
- Judging decisions are final.
- We do not accept films with poor quality standards (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films,
video resolution below 720p).
- Entrants confirm and warrant that they have the required legal authority to use all music, images,
and content in the entry submitted.
- Work-in-progress and films with distribution are accepted.
- No restrictions on premiere or online statuses.
- We will never share your films or scripts online without your consent.
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