Magwill Film Festival

MagwillFF // Magwill Film Festival

2nd edition

Jul 05, 2021 Estimated
West Hollywood, United States

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Online Festival
Types of films Animation, Children, Commercial, Docu-feature, Documentary, Experimental, Hybrids, Mini-series, Music video, Narrative fiction, Student, TV, Web
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, Avantgarde, B-Movie, Biography, Burlesque, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Environmental, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film noir, Flash, Foreign, Health, Hip Hop, History, Horror, Human rights, Independent, Kids, LGBT, Live Action, Medical, Melodrama, Microcinema, Mockumentary, Music, Musical, Mystery, Nature, News, , Parody, Post modern, Realism, Reality, Religious, Road Trip, Romance, Romantic comedy, Satire, Science, Science fiction, Silent movie, Social issues, Spiritual, Sports, Surreal, Thriller, Transgender, Underground, Urban, War, Western

Mission / description Magwill Film Festival is a competition venue for filmmakers and writers who can provide new content with cash supporting of the best ones.
Films and scripts produced since 2008 are acceptable.

There are 4 Challenges per year.
SPRING CHALLENGE (Contest Date - Apr 04),
SUMMER CHALLENGE (Contest Date - Jul 05),
FALL CHALLENGE (Contest Date - Oct 05)
YEAR CHALLENGE (Contest Date - Jan 09)

Exciting, interesting, new ideas, new tech-effects etc are welcomed.
There are 9 categories for films and film projects:
Best Feature,
Best Short,
Best Doc,
Best Cartoon,
Best trailer/tv-pilot
Best Music video
Best Performance /web/new media
Best Student Film
Best Video Sketch

For writers:
Best Screenplay

Experts select winners and nominees in these categories according to their opinion.

Magwill Film Festival supports new ideas so pays grants and cash prizes to winners and nominees.

Screenplay contest provides at the same date.
The screenplay can be granted by Magwill Entertainment, LLC as a prize.

Our main sponsor is Magwill Entertainment, LLC - the film-production and distributing company since 2006
Films or trailers of filmmakers can be broadcasted.

Awards & Prizes

Winner $5000
Nominee $3000
Golden Grant $500
Grant $100
Magwill Film Festival Award
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Class Founded: 2013
Festival category: D (local player)
Dates Open call: Jan 15, 2015

Early bird deadline: Apr 30, 2015
Regular deadline: May 18, 2015

Notification date: Jun 30, 2015

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Fees Fees range from 20.00 to 70.00 USD . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 60,200.00 USD
Other prizes: Magwill Film Festival Award
Market Type: Scripts / New Projects, Completed Films

Description: 3 specialized buyers for short&feature films and 2 buyers for TV-pilots

MAGWILL FILM FESTIVAL is a project of a movie-production and distribution company MAGWILL ENTERTAINMENT, LLC
The main goal of the project is to find out new ideas, fresh names, wow-effects etc to involve them into the process of creating new movies and new content and to support them with grants and cash prizes.

MAGWILL FILM FESTIVAL pays grants and cash prizes for the best movies or trailers or screenplays to support independent filmmakers.
New ideas, new effects, new plots etc.
We take enter fees to select the real interested filmmakers.
We're ready to support the real desire to be creative !


The Filmmaker submits his/her film or script on this website or via other platforms and pays the entry fee.
Films and scripts produced since 2008 are acceptable.
Entry fees can be $10 (for students), $30 (for filmmakers/writers).
Submitting via other platforms may have different entry fees.

There are 10 nominations:
Best Feature Film
Best Short Film (up to 30')
Best Documentary Film
Best Cartoon
Best Trailer/TV-pilot
Best Music Video
Best Performance/Web/New Media
Best Student Film
Best Screenplay
Best Video Sketch - Short sketches are films from usual life. The filmmaker can shoot them for home video, via mobile phones or for YouTube or Vimeo. Just for fun.

Films are getting rated by Experts.

At the Contest date Experts select winners and nominees according to Expert's opinions.

Prizes&Awards&Grants could be:

Winner $5000
Nominee $3000
Golden Grant $500
Grant $100
Magwill Film Festival Award

At the Contest Date Magwill Entertainment, LLC makes a decision regards Winners and Nominees and declares it.

After the Contest Day the next Contest starts.


Magwill Film Festival uses the content for contests only.
Magwill Film Festival uses film links only.
Magwill Film Festival doesn't sell or distribute filmmaker's film.
Filmmaker can make a special agreement with Magwill Entertainment. LLC for distributing his or her film or project.
Filmmaker can make a special agreement with Magwill Entertainment. LLC for broadcasting his (or her) film or project via Magwill Online Cinema.