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Film Awards

Honoring excellence in Video / Film production
across all formats. We honor excellence in film and video across all forms of distribution. Open to All FPJI Members and Non-Members.

All Entries will be eligible for Digital Laurels.

Each entrant’s project will receive marks and grading for
Industry Standards:

Audio
Video Production and Composition
Editing
Lighting
Content Quality
Various Theme Laurels

FPJI News Film Award
For Industry Excellence

The FPJI Video and Film Award. At this time, only one production and one category is permitted for review per application. If you wish to enter multiple categories, you must submit multiple applications. Privacy terms are stated on this web site and apply to this award process.

Possible Outcomes:

  1. Gold
  2. Silver
  3. Bronze
Example of a “Banker Flinn” Award. FPJI Film Award For Industry Excellence
A "Flinney"

Example of Award. *Award may differ slightly.

FPJI Film Award For Industry Excellence

*Every effort will be made to match the awards as shown; However, physical award may vary in appearance and / or Award Level (i.e. Silver, Bronze). All awards will all be about the same size, style and configuration.

Awards

  • Results will be E-mailed to the recipients prior to shipping.
  • Additional Themed Laurels may be awarded and sent based on evaluations.
  • Certificates and letters of awards and congratulations will be sent to those qualifying in the Gold or Silver categories.
  • The Physical Trophies will be sent out 6 to 8 weeks from the “Awards Announcement” date. Free shipping will be included for the continental USA only. Additional charges may apply outside the continental USA. The physical trophies may vary in appearance but every effort will be made to match the Trophies as close to the picture as possible. Approx. 10″ Tall
  • All Films, Vlogs or Video Medium will be judged for the year submitted. Production date or date of posting, will not disqualify a Project or title.
  • Once a project has been judged and placed (Gold, Silver or Bronze) that project will not be considered for a new review.
  • A project that has been remastered or re-titled (i.e. Directors Cut) is eligible for its own review.
  • At this time “Grading and Judges’ notes” will not be posted or provided.
  • One category will be allowed per entry. However, multiple categories may be entered within the same calendar year.

We Reserve the right to change the physical award due to availability of physical products. We will always make every attempt to match the actual pictured award. Physical award may vary in appearance.

Categories:

  • Feature Films
  • Short Films
  • Documentary Film
  • Animated Films
  • Music Videos
  • Web/New Media Videos
  • Student Films
  • Outdoor Films
  • Commercial Advertising
  • Public Service Commercials (PSA)
  • Religious Films
  • Educational / How-To

Q: How will you submit your content for review?

A: We offer you three ways. Links must be submitted on the registration form at the time of registration.

1)All entries must be posted on a public or unlisted (Not Private or Pay wall) Social Media Account. Copyright and owner titles must be included on production and/or in post notes.

2)Screening codes from market place providers (I.E. Film Hub or
Distributors) will also be allowed.

3)Running on an open platform (AVOD Platform) must provide a link.

Do not Mail or E-mail any files or Film / Video to us.

Project copyrights must be yours and will remain yours as part of this review.

All entries must have close captioning.

Do not Mail or E-mail any files to us.

The registration and evaluation, including award (If qualified)
Fee: $125

Awards

  • Additional Laurels will be granted and sent based on evaluations.
  • Certificates and letters of awards and congratulations will be sent to those placing in the Gold, Silver or Bronze categories.
  • The Physical Trophy’s will be sent out 6 to 8 weeks from the “Awards Announcement” date.
  • At this time “Grading and Judges’ notes” will not be posted or provided.

All registered films / videos are judged / evaluated by industry standards.

*Terms subject to change.

What else is in the works? Adding 16mm and 8mm categories. Film must be transferred to a video or digital format from the original stock to qualify. Adding Film Freeway as a possible avenue for screening. Details will be posted as they become available.