Awards & Prizes
AWARDS & PRIZES - Over $ 6,000 in Prizes / $3,500 in Cash Prizes!
The GSIFF Circleframe Awards:
Category: Short Film (up to 45 minutes)
Award*: Best Short Film - $ 1,000 Cash Prize!
Plus other valuable software prizes
Category: Feature Film (45 minutes and longer)
- Best Feature (fiction)
- Best Documentary (non-fiction)
- Best Photography
- Best Actress
- Best Actor
- Audience Award
- Best Drama
- Best Comedy
- Best Horror
- Best Thriller/Suspense
- Best Family
- Best Adventure
- Best Romantic Comedy
- Grand Prize, Best Screenplay: This year brings again the Circleframe Screenwriting Award for Best Screenplay – a cash prize of $2,500. Excerpts from the winning screenplay(s) will be performed live at a staged reading during the festival.
The winning screenplay will be selected from the finalists by a panel of experts.
Semi-Finalists, Finalists and Winners of each category will be announced via press-releases, mailings and on the website, and winning scripts and loglines will be made available to interested production companies, producers and agents upon
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*NOTE: Non-cash awards in certain categories may not be awarded, if the number or quality of submissions in a particular category is deemed insufficient - to be decided at the sole discretion of GOTHAM SCREEN. This does not include the Cash Prizes, which will be awarded and paid out in any case, regardless.