Rules & Regulations


EEIMA is looking for Short Films as well as Feature Films, Documentaries, TV/Web-Series, Series Pilots, Student Films, Animations, Trailers, Music Videos, Commercials and Experimental Films. We accept films of any genres and in any language with a maximum length of 300 minutes for feature films and 40 minutes for short films and other types. Non-English films must have English subtitles.

We do not accept:

1. Amateur videos.
2. Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations.
3. Pornography.
4. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 1080p HD).
5. We don’t accept scripts.
6. We don’t accept excerpts/scenes from films: you must submit the entire film.

By submitting your film, take note that:
Eastern Europe International Movie Awards is hereby granted the rights to utilize an excerpt (trailer/teaser/poster/stills) from any film submitted for promotional purposes. The films will not be available online. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be submitted to multiple categories. Winning categories vary every month depending on the submissions we receive. If we think the categories submitted are not to a standard of a EEIMA win, they will be removed. The competition reserves the right to refuse entries and the Jury can remove the movie from the competition at any time. Entry fees are non-refundable. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for possible screening (private and/or public) and understands and accepts these requirements, rules and regulations. Only the Best Films of the month will be selected by the Jury for the Screening Event we host at AYHAN ISIK PRODUCTION & ACTOR STUDIO, every months. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless EEIMA, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss or damage of the screening videos entered.


Each month, EEIMA will award the best projects through public screenings at AYHAN ISIK PRODUCTION & ACTOR STUDIO. Every submitter can enter multiple categories in order to increase their chances to receive an award. Every Official Selection, Finalist and Winner will receive our Official Laurels; Award Winners will also receive their Certificate of Achievement in HQ digital format, will be listed on our website, The monthly winners at each categories may order a Trophy for $ 200 plus shipping per each and they may upload their credits on IMDb.
Winning entries are recognized and awarded monthly at four levels:

Platinum Awards,
Gold Awards,
Silver Awards,
Bronze Awards
and Honorable Mentions.

At the end of each year, some of the Best films of every month will be chosen by the Jury to be screened during our annual public screening Event at KARACA CINEMA in IZMIR CITY.
At the annual event, award winners receive also for free official EEIMA trophy, an exclusive piece of art. These trophies can be ordered by any award winner from the monthly rounds.
Monthly public event will be on 25 of each month.
Annual Public Event: December 24th, 2020 at KARACA CINEMA IZMIR

Short Film Categories

Best Short Film
Best Indie Short
Best Drama Short
Best Animation Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Experimental Short
Best Student Short
Best Micro Short
Best Romantic Short
Best Comedy Short
Best Social Short
Best Mystery Short
Best Silent Film
Best Crime Short
Best Action Short
Best Thriller Short
Best Horror Short
Best Fantasy Short
Best Sci-Fi Short
Best Western Short
Best Children Short
Best LGBTQ Short
Best Drone Short
Best Environmental Short

Feature Film Categories

Best Feature Film
Best Indie Feature Film
Best Drama Feature Film
Best Animation Feature Film
Best Documentary Feature Film
Best Experimental Feature Film
Best Student Feature Film
Best Romantic Feature Film
Best Comedy Feature Film
Best Mystery Feature Film
Best Crime Feature Film
Best Action Feature Film
Best Thriller Feature Film
Best Horror Feature Film
Best Fantasy Feature Film
Best Sci-Fi Feature Film
Best Western Feature Film
Best Social Justice Film
Best Biographical Film

Cast & Crew Awards

Best Director (Female)
Best Director (Male)
Best First Time Director (Female)
Best First Time Director (Male)
Best Student Director (Female)
Best Student Director (Male)
Best producer
Best Young producer
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Child/Young Actress
Best Child/Young Actor
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Production Design
Best Sound Design
Best Original Score
Best Original Story
Best Special FX
Best Visual FX
Best Make-Up
Best Fight Choreography
Best Screenplay
Best Costume Design
Best Art Director

Other Categories

Best Web Series/TV Pilot
Best Music Video
Best Poster
Best Trailer/Teaser