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audience awards film community benefits

Video Contests

We work with iconic brands, asking you to create authentic, high-quality content and connect with some of the biggest companies in the world, like GoDaddy, Hilton Worldwide and DELL. They get fresh perspectives and you get the chance to win big. Our filmmakers have won over $2 million dollars in prizes and made invaluable  connections.

Online Film Festivals

We don't just operate fun video contests, we also host film festivals for online short films. The films are juried by the audience & jury. The winning short films screen at live festivals, receive distribution deals  and win prizes. 


Our news source and blog, a place for you to gain exposure with filmmaker features, articles about winners and Audience Awards’ filmmakers success. Populated by relevant content  it’s another place to learn more about your craft from the people who’ve already walked the path.

PRO Filmmakers

Audience Awards is free to join, but you can upgrade into and receive a lot of benefits. For $14 a month, entry fees disappear. Your videos receive password protection, you get advanced stats and you are recommended to brands who want to hire you, along with many more benefits. Learn more about PRO here. 

Filmmaker Portfolio

A space for you to tell us about yourself and your team, to upload your films and give them a place to live and be seen. Connect to interviews, websites, IMDB pages and press. If you don’t have press to push, we’ve got you covered.

Film Distribution

We give great short films submitted to our festivals distribution deals. You take 70% of the revenue earned.

Submit your film here. 

Filmmaker Testimonial Videos

Morgann Gicquel on the value of Audience Awards for filmmakers. 

Susanne Serres on the value of Audience Awards for filmmakers. 

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