International Media Arts Film Festival Awards
I.M.A.F.F

Welcome to I.M.A.F.F: Celebrating Independent Filmmakers and Outstanding Cinematic Achievements

Unlock Your Film’s Potential: Submit to IMAFF Awards Today!

Elevate your filmmaking journey and showcase your talent on a global stage at the International Media Arts and Film Festival (IMAFF) Awards! As we open our doors to filmmakers from around the world, we invite you to submit your masterpiece and vie for prestigious awards that celebrate excellence in storytelling, creativity, and innovation.

A Glittering Array of Awards

At IMAFF, we believe in celebrating the diverse voices and visions of filmmakers across all genres and lengths. Whether you’re a seasoned director or an emerging talent, there’s a category for you to shine. From gripping documentaries to heartwarming narratives, from experimental shorts to captivating animations, every film has the opportunity to make its mark and claim its place among the best.

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Unveiling Your Potential

By submitting your film to IMAFF, you’re not just entering a competition—you’re embarking on a journey of discovery and recognition. Our esteemed panel of judges comprises industry experts, filmmakers, and tastemakers who are dedicated to uncovering the next generation of cinematic talent. With their discerning eyes and keen insights, they’ll evaluate your work with the utmost care and consideration, offering valuable feedback and acclaim to the most deserving entries.

A Platform for Innovation

IMAFF isn’t just a festival—it’s a platform for innovation and creativity, where filmmakers can push the boundaries of storytelling and cinematic expression. Whether you’re experimenting with new techniques, challenging societal norms, or exploring untold narratives, IMAFF welcomes bold and groundbreaking work that dares to defy convention and inspire audiences.

Seize the Opportunity

Join us at IMAFF Awards and become part of a vibrant community of filmmakers who are passionate about their craft and committed to excellence. Together, let’s celebrate the power of cinema to entertain, enlighten, and inspire audiences around the world. Submit your film through FilmFreeway today and let your creativity shine at IMAFF!

A Platform for Visionaries:

The Secret of Success.

At I.MA.F.F, we’re more than just a film festival; we’re a launchpad for visionaries. Our festival showcases the work of talented independent filmmakers from around the globe, providing them with the recognition they deserve.

Enhance your filmmaking skills with our hands-on workshops and masterclasses led by industry experts.

Awards Gala: Honoring Excellence in Film

The Red Carpet Experience

Walk the red carpet and immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of our Awards Gala.

Rub shoulders with the stars and celebrate the incredible talents that grace our screens.

Recognizing Outstanding Achievement

I.MA.F.F awards outstanding filmmakers in various categories, including Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Short Film.

Witness the emotional moments as these filmmakers receive their well-deserved accolades.

A Night to Remember

Our Awards Gala is not just an event; it’s an experience that will stay with you forever.

Enjoy gourmet cuisine, live entertainment, and the thrill of being part of something extraordinary.

An Unforgettable Evening Awaits You

At the heart of the International Media Arts Film Festival Awards (I.M.A.F.F) lies a crown jewel – our Awards Gala.

It’s not merely an event; it’s an immersive experience designed to etch memories in your heart that will last a lifetime.

Gourmet Gastronomy at Its Finest

Prepare your taste buds for a culinary journey like no other. Our Awards Gala brings together world-class chefs who will craft a gourmet dining experience that tantalizes your senses.

Savor every bite as you indulge in a delectable array of dishes, carefully curated to complement the evening’s splendor.

From the first appetizer to the final dessert, each plate is a masterpiece, a testament to the artistry of both the culinary and cinematic worlds.

Whether you’re a food connoisseur or simply enjoy the finer things in life, our gala’s exquisite cuisine promises to leave you craving for more.


Who Is I.M.A.F.F FOR?

We Are Here For Independent Filmmakers Of All Levels And Experience

“We proudly present the I.MA.F.F Awards, where our primary mission is to provide unwavering support and a nurturing platform for independent filmmakers of all levels and experiences.

Our dedicated team is passionately committed to fostering a vibrant community where filmmakers can come together to celebrate their creativity, hone their craft, and receive the recognition they deserve.

Whether you’re a seasoned filmmaker with a rich portfolio of work or a budding talent eager to make your mark in the world of cinema, the I.MA.F.F Awards is here to champion your vision and elevate your storytelling to new heights.

What Films Do We Accept?

Whether you’ve crafted a gripping drama, a heartwarming romance, a spine-tingling thriller, or an awe-inspiring documentary, we want to see it all. From short films bursting with passion to feature-length masterpieces, every story has a place at IMAFF.

And for our international filmmakers, don’t hesitate to submit your non-English movies! We celebrate diversity and cultural exchange, but remember, subtitles are a must. This ensures that your captivating narratives can be enjoyed by audiences from around the globe.

At IMAFF, we believe that every voice deserves to be heard, every story deserves to be told, and every filmmaker deserves their moment in the spotlight. Join us in celebrating the power of cinema and the boundless creativity of independent filmmakers.

Submit your film to IMAFF Awards today and let your storytelling prowess captivate audiences worldwide!

A Night to Cherish Forever

Enjoy the best In Independent Films and an Event For Filmmakers Of All Levels and Experience combined

Our Awards Gala isn’t just about honoring outstanding filmmakers; it’s about creating moments that will remain etched in your memory.

It’s about raising a glass to the power of storytelling and the artistry of cinema. It’s about being among those who understand and appreciate the magic of the silver screen.

Join us at I.M.A.F.F Awards Gala, where cinematic excellence meets culinary mastery, where live entertainment dazzles, and where you become a part of a tradition that celebrates the love of film.

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About independent Movies Screenings Here!

Unique and Innovative Storytelling:

Independent films often take creative risks and explore unconventional storytelling techniques that may not be as common in mainstream cinema.

Audiences appreciate the fresh and innovative narratives, unique perspectives, and thought-provoking themes that independent movies can offer.

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What SETS Us Apart?

Established Reputation:

I.M.A.F.F Awards likely has a more established and credible reputation compared to emerging awards events. Established awards have a track record of recognizing talent and are often taken more seriously by industry professionals and the public.

Global Reach:

I.M.A.F.F Awards may have a broader international reach and recognition, which can attract a diverse range of artists, filmmakers, and musicians from around the world. This global perspective can lead to more diverse and culturally rich content.

Industry Connections:

Established awards like I.M.A.F.F often have strong industry connections, allowing winners to gain exposure and opportunities within their respective fields. This can include networking with industry leaders, securing distribution deals, and more.

Quality Judging Panels:

I.M.A.F.F Awards may have a well-respected panel of judges who are experts in their respective fields. This ensures that the evaluation and selection process is fair and knowledgeable, leading to more deserving winners.

Longevity and Stability:

Emerging awards events can sometimes be short-lived or less stable due to financial constraints or lack of experience. I.M.A.F.F Awards’ longevity and stability can provide artists and filmmakers

Comprehensive Categories:

Established awards like I.M.A.F.F often have a wide range of categories, catering to various genres and forms of music and film. This inclusivity can attract a broader spectrum of talent and provide opportunities for artists and filmmakers with diverse backgrounds and interests.

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    ABOUT US

    International Media Arts FilmFestival Awards – I.M.A.F.F. We are an Independent Film Festival and Awards Event owned by Cinematrix International.The purpose of this event is to provide a platform for filmmakers to present their work, to be recognized for their achievements, and for audiences to share the art.

    Every year, the International Media Arts Film Festival (I.M.A.F.F) Awards its winners in all major categories of the film industry and public attention are given to the winner.

    I.M.A.F.F.’s Location.

    Overseas Office
    Plot 56 BG RG KLA

    Head Office
    1350 6TH Avenue
    NY United States

    Tel: (1)607-271-7854 / 778755625

    Global Network

    We believe that audiences get educated about the diversity of cultures through film and that the festival brings together filmmakers from around the world under a unifying creative atmosphere thereby creating a sustainable filmmakers’ event.

    I.MA.F.F. is a highly respected and well-known independent film festival that takes place annually. The festival provides a platform for up-and-coming filmmakers to showcase their work and receive feedback from industry professionals.