January – March 2023

MOKSHA – Best Feature Script

The Untouchable Student – Best Short Script

The Adornment – Honorable Mention

ASIMETRICA – Critics’ Choice

Sweet Reflection – Special Mention

Music Next Door – Special Mention

THE RESTAURANT MAN – Special Mention

Akkuvinte Padachon (Akku’s Allah) – Best Feature Film

After the Threshold – Best Director

CHAAPPAKUTHU – Special Mention

The Ones Left Behind: The Plight of Single Mothers in Japan – Best Documentary

Primum Non Nocere – Best Director

Mira’s Minders – Honorable Mention

Mekong Apocalypse – Critics’ Choice


Nicholas Argyropoulos: The Whole United States is Mine – Special Mention


Time – Best Director

Dust – Special Mention

LA TAHKUM – Best Short Film

I AM MIKHAEL – Best Director

TIMELESS LOVE – Best Debut Director

Ottam – Honorable Mention

ALWAYS SUMMER – Best Short Film

Marie-Antoinette, Sacrificed Queen – Best Director

The Rage part 2  – Outstanding Achievement

Harold & Laila – Honorable Mention & Best Child Actress “Honor Davis-Pye”

Life’s Design – Critics’ Choice

Steps – Best Actress “Gabi Lopes”

Zombie Resurrection – Special Mention

Out of control –  Special Mention

Lights off – Special Mention

Filmmaker Reviews

Madras Independent Film Festival

Filmmakers Review

Arek Zasowski

Friendly and professional online event. Good communication with the Organisers. Beautiful laurel and certificate. I will submit again my future projects. Keep up the great work.

Brandie Rich

This was a wonderful festival! The communication was great and timely. This festival didn’t hesitate to respond to any of my questions regarding the process and I received my beautiful laurels and certificate very quickly. I look forward to submitting future projects to this festival.

Angelena Bonet

What an absolute honour to be a part of the Madras Independent Film Festival! To win Best Women Filmmaker for my documentary "Change The World" is a dream come true. Thank you for such a wonderful film awards ~ your communication and heartfelt care for independent filmmakers is much appreciated. Keep up the great work and I look forward to submitting more of my work in the near future!

Molly Gazay

Love this festival! We have won a few awards from Madras, and we couldn’t be happier. They were great at updating us, and promoting the materials on their social media and website!

MIguel Angel Barroso García

Great Festival that looks at independent cinema, auteur cinema of all genres !!! We are very grateful for the Award for our films !!! Good luck!!!

Ken Holmes

Fantastic festival! I’m thrilled to have been a part. Definitely recommend!

Craig Moore

Thanks to Madras Independent Film Festival for recognising my short film, Three Brothers Two, in their acting categories. Very pleased. Quick turnaround, very affordable and the certificates are nice!

Just A Girl 17x

Loved, loved loved this festival. This is Depression was chosen as an award winner and we couldn't be happier. Thank you so much MIFF... you are all lovely xx

Barron Smith

This was a excellent festival. They communicated well and everything was on time!!!!

Karthick K

Everything was good especially communication are in timely manner !
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