Red Carpet Film Awards

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Passionate curators, film distribution company Freedom Cinema presents the Red Carpet Film Awards - a monthly film competition based in New York City. Our mission is to discover and reward filmmakers who are passionate about storytelling. The Red Carpet Film Awards celebrates films worldwide with awards in different categories and genres. Each month, our jury will screen and assess film submissions through private screenings and will award the best film for each category. There will be an annual event in New York City which will celebrate the Best Feature and Best Short of the year that will include a theatrical screening and award presentation.



All winning films (shorts and features) entered into FILM categories will receive at least one worldwide distribution offer from one or more of our many reputable distribution partners. Additionally, each winning film (all categories) will receive a FREE award certificate (PDF/JPG file, ready for print), including announcements on social media and our website.

  • Best Picture 

  • Best Narrative Feature 

  • Best Narrative Short 

  • Best Drama Short

  • Best Drama Feature 

  • Best Comedy Short

  • Best Comedy Feature

  • Best Horror Short

  • Best Horror Feature

  • Best Thriller Short

  • Best Thriller Feature

  • Best Action Short

  • Best Action Feature

  • Best Sci-Fi Short

  • Best Sci-Fi Feature

  • Best Documentary Short

  • Best Documentary Feature

  • Best Animation Short

  • Best Animation Feature

  • Best Director Short

  • Best Director Feature

  • Best Actor Short

  • Best Actor Feature

  • Best Actress Short

  • Best Actress Feature

  • Best Supporting Actor Short

  • Best Supporting Actor Feature

  • Best Supporting Actress Short

  • Best Supporting Actress Feature

  • Best Ensemble Cast Short

  • Best Ensemble Cast Feature

  • Best Cinematography Short

  • Best Cinematography Feature

  • Best Editing Short

  • Best Editing Feature

  • Best Student Film Short

  • Best Student Film Feature

  • Best Visual Effects Short

  • Best Visual Effects Feature

  • Best Makeup Short

  • Best Makeup Feature

  • Best Trailer Short

  • Best Trailer Feature



By submitting your film, please note:

  • You agree to let us use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purpose. 

  • Entry fees are non-refundable. 

  • Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories. 

  • The films will not be available online. 

  • We promote some of the films by uploading the trailers/teasers/posters/production stills.

We do not accept:

  • Amateur videos 

  • Films with a poor production value (bad sound, lack of subtitles for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD) 







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