Prizes & Dates



We are gifting $400,000+ of in-kind prizes.

Below is a detailed listing of our in-kind prize packages for 2019. It’s a big year, so dream big!

Film Awards

$100,000 (in-kind) One-year of international film distribution from Lonely Seal Releasing, with waived admin fees ($60,000), and marketing fees ($25,000) a sales percentage discounted to 15%, ($15,000), showcase and targeted marketing to worldwide cinema buyers at Cannes in May 2020.

Best Feature Film – $20,000 – A showcase to worldwide cinema buyers at Cannes.

Best Female Filmmaker – $20,000 – A showcase to worldwide cinema buyers at Cannes.

Best Documentary – $20,000 – A showcase to worldwide cinema buyers at Cannes.

Best International Film – $20,000 – A showcase to worldwide cinema buyers at Cannes.

Short Film – $20,000 – A showcase to worldwide cinema buyers at Cannes.

Best Web Series – $20,000 – A showcase to worldwide cinema buyers at Cannes.

Music Awards

Best Music Video – $20,000 – four months of SEO.

Best Songwriting – $20,000  – four months of SEO.

 

 

 

 

Screenplay Awards

Best Screenplay –    $20,000 – A showcase to worldwide cinema buyers at Cannes.

Script Accessible  – $20,000 A showcase to worldwide cinema buyers at Cannes.

 

 

Audience Awards

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

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

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

 

 Key Dates

Submissions open August 20, 2019.
The early bird submission deadline is October 31, 2019.
The regular submission deadline is February 28, 2020.
The late submission deadline is April 30, 2020.
The super late/extended deadline is May 31, 2020.

Selected submissions will be notified by July 8, 2020.

All winners will be announced Sunday, October 11, 2020.