As Barcelona's premiere independent film awards, we believe limitlessness in possibility is the beauty of art and creativity. With that philosophy as our compass, each year the Barcelona International Film Festival embarks on a search for today’s undiscovered visionaries in filmmaking and screenwriting from around the world.
The Barcelona Film Awards are presented annually to the most original and well crafted works entered into competition. Awards include the coveted Grand Jury Prize, Special Jury Prizes, various Best of Category honors and Official Finalist recognition.
Honoring films from over 50 countries around the world, the Barcelona International Film Festival awards and recognizes projects from a variety of competition categories including Feature Films, Short Films, Documentaries, Student Films, Animation, Music Videos and Screenplays.
The Barcelona International Film Festival is an awards based competition created to honor standout films and screenplays with important recognition for their filmmaking endeavors. At the conclusion of the judging process, winners are announced on our official website and to the international entertainment media. Awarded filmmakers may choose, at their discretion, to display their works on our website or our official YouTube channnel for public viewing. Films are not physically screened for the public.