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IFA Istanbul Film Awards is a monthly based film competition with annual screenings open to film makers and film lovers, recognising and awarding the work of independent film makers worldwide. 

IFA ISTANBUL FILM AWARDS IS AN IMDb QUALIFYING FESTIVAL!

Our mission is to honour, celebrate and award the best talent in the global filmmaking community.

Our vision is to promote films, helping filmmakers to improve their careers.

Each month, our Jury will award the best films through private screenings.

All monthly winners will be automatically nominated for the prestigious GOLDEN STAR AWARDS (The Best of The Best) and they will be invited to attend our Annual Live Screening Gala in presence of juries, critics, film scholars and eminent movie personalities from across the globe.

IFA ISTANBUL FILM AWARDS, Annual Festival will be held in Istanbul, MARCH 2021

Films entered in multiple categories may win multiple awards!

The officially selected projects in each month receive IFA laurel and are announced on our website.

All monthly Winners receive IFA laurel and certificate and are rated at their respective IMDb pages (if applicable). The Monthly Winners are announced on IFA Website periodically and will be promoted on IFA Social Media accounts

 

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Rules

RULES

What we’re looking for?

Story-based films, which can be in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction), or animation.

We do not accept:

1. Amateur videos

2. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations

3. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non- English films, video resolution less than 720p HD)

4. Any kind of pornography, including nudity or sexuality explicit scenes.