Awards & Prizes

LIFF will give awards in two categories:

A – General category:

Despite LIFF focused is on children and love of children, however LIFF does not want to limited films just related to children. We wish to reflect love, Peace and Tolerance and Acceptance through the word. Therefore, will consider all film as long as they are reflecting Family value, love, Peace, acceptance, Tolerance, Friendship and introducing intercultural value.

A – General Category Award

Best International Picture

Best Picture

Best International Short Film

Best Short Film

Best Documentary Feature

Best Documentary Short

Best Animated Short

Best Music Video

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

Best Screenplay written

Best Director of Photography

Best Score:

LIFF Wishes to expose children and the issues they deal with day to day and help to love and give love to them. We wish to bring the children together and encourage them to make a movie. So we have created a Youth Award only which will go to the youth film maker and artist.

Additionally, special awards will be handed out during the Awards Show to individuals and artists for their tireless work with charities. These awards include:

The Female Humanitarian Artist of the Year Award

The Male Humanitarian Artist of the Year Award

The Spirit Love Ambassador Award

The Peace Ambassador Award

The Courage Award

Award and Benefits:

After the awards are announced, you may download the LIFF laurels for which you are eligible for: winner, finalist. semi-finalist, selected film & audience favorite. Only winners in all categories may also download the image of the LIFF trophy.

LIFF promotes the winners’ and finalists’ work and tries to get it sold, agented, distributed or optioned.

Being a LIFF winner, finalist, semi-finalist or quarter- finalist looks great on your credits/resume. Many of the companies call for even quarter-finalists’ work, and past years LIFF winners’ work is always promoted and some film were sold and obtain distribution.

Your status is announced on the LIFF e-newsletter, which goes out to over 25,000 film industry names, worldwide. It’s announced on the website, and stays there for a year or more.

Winners’ & selected finalists’ films will be available for viewing at Vimeo. Not all finalist films will be posted on Vimeo…