F.A.M.E.’US International Film Festival is dedicated to presenting a variety of works featuring exceptional cinematic creativity and emerging talent to film lovers around the world. Our mission is to not only find and award such works, but to also exhibit them to the film community in the world capital of entertainment: Hollywood, California.

We know how hard making films is and exactly how challenging it is to get your name out there. We will be awarding three category awards (Platinum, Silver, & Bronze) for winning submissions. Additionally, we will be publicizing key award winners through our extensive media network and our quarterly magazine (both printed and online). We hope to discover inspiring, outstanding and informative films to be featured in our showcase and for our premiere screenings. All nominees and winners will be invited in December to compete on our annual red carpet competition event in Hollywood for the best of 2017.

With backing from top film professionals and acclaimed media personalities, the F.A.M.E.’US International Film Festival is dedicated to the filmmaker and their need to be recognized within the actual Hollywood community.

Bring us your dreams and we will make an audience from all corners of the world sit up and take notice!!

Early Deadline: February 1, 2017
Extended Deadline: March 1, 2017
Notification date: March 7, 2017

Award Category:

FAME’US Feature Film
FAME’US Short Film
FAME’US Feature Documentary
FAME’US Short Documentary
FAME’US Animation
FAME’US Music Video
FAME’US Student Film
FAME’US Director
FAME’US Actress
FAME’US Cinematography

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“Thank you very much for your warm words. It is an honor to be part of your selection and to win the Platinum Award. I have no words that could thank you enough. The first point on making this film is to share it with the world, and with film affectionados like us, so it’s a joy to know that the film had this impact on you.” –  Vasco de Oliveira (United Kingdom)


“As a novel filmmaker I´m very proud to receive your recognition through this award. I receive it plain of joy!   Many thanks” –  Marcelo Torcida (Paraguay)


What a wonderful news! I’m so happy and grateful for your consideration on my big effort to realize a such difficult project for me. It’s amazing you consider the behind-the-scenes stories too. I think you are the only one you do it and I really like it cause you know most of the time the stories behind a production are more beatiful of the product realized :)” – Joseph Spadaro (Italy)


1) All films must have been made in or after 2010.
2) Entry fee is non-refundable.
3) FIFF will accept films that have participated in previous competitions or have been screened and awarded in other festivals.
4) Films submitted must be free from any ongoing or past legal disputes. Filmmakers must have cleared all rights for music and exhibition.
5) Student filmmakers must include photocopy of current and valid student ID or proof of school enrollment with the preview copy of their submitted work.
6) Productions in other than the English language must be subtitled or dubbed in English.
7) The application and submission process is managed entirely online through FilmFreeway. The registration is deemed complete when the entry fee is paid.
8) Non-refundable entry fee.
9) Screening and exhibition copies will not be returned to the submitter.
10) Material submitted for entry may not be withdrawn.
11) Films must have been cleared for license on graphics, locations, logos, materials, music and personal appearances prior to submission to FIFF.
12) FIFF accepts digital online screener (FilmFreeway Secure Online Screener, Vimeo link)
13) Experts from the mainstream film industry such as filmmakers, producers and performers will be chosen by the FIFF Board of Trustees. Jury members will evaluate the official selectees of the Festival.
14) All jury decisions are final. Jury members are not obligated to provide any feedback regarding the film or the selection process.
15) Official selection list will be announced at an appropriate time on the festival website as well as through the submitter’s email. FIFF will design an “Official Selection” logo for all chosen films.
16) FIFF website will display the following for each accepted film.
• Original and international title
• Country and year of production
• Running time
• Short synopsis
• Poster or production still photo of the film
• Trailer (15-180 seconds)
• Director’s name (if possible also biography)
17) Marketing materials contributed by the filmmaker participants such as postcards and flyers may be sent to the FIFF.




By submitting to FAME’US International Film Festival, you (filmmaker/submitter) agree to indemnify us and hold us and our employees, owners, affiliates, and partners harmless from all claims and liability associated with your participation or entry to the Festival. Submitter/filmmaker also acknowledges that he or she has read, understood, agreed with, and will comply all of the Terms and Condition above, and accept all of the terms and conditions herein, in their entirety, without modification, and that he or she is 18 years of age or older and mentally competent to submit this application.

WINNERS AND NOMINEES: Spring/Summer/Fall 2016