Festival Rules

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The Reale film festival is an international bimonthly cinema festival with a final ceremony where the best works received are awarded.

The final live ceremony will be held on November 2024 at the auditorium “Il Pertini” cultural center in Cinisello Balsamo, Milan, Italy.

The results of the winning films in the various categories will be published at each bimonthly deadline.

The best films of each period will be part of the final selection and will be screened during the festival event.

IMPORTANT: Each two month our jury will make a private viewing to decide the winners of the period. The finalists for the final ceremony will be chosen among the winners of each bimonth’s “Best Film” award.

The results will be published on our website and on our social profiles.

Every two months, we will select a country of origin for the films that will have the opportunity for free submission. Important: the films must genuinely come from the indicated country, otherwise they will not be eligible for competition.

Cinebaloss in collaboration with Centro Culturale “Il Pertini” presents the 7th edition of the Reale Film Festival to be held in Cinisello Balsamo (Milan – Italy). The Reale Film festival wants to promote the film as encounter between peoples paying attention to those works that speak of humanity and and the daily reality of each person.

Festivals partner:

These are the awards of our festival:
(with digital laurel reception, in pdf / jpg file)


Best Film
Best International Film
Best American Film
Best European Film
Best Asian Film
Best Italian Film
Best Lombard film
Best Micro Short (under 5 minutes)
Best Super Short (under 10 minutes)
Best Medium Length (from 30 to 60)
Best Low-Budget Film


Best Realistic Film
Best Experimental Film
Best Original Idea
Best Inclusive Film (LGBTQ+)
Best Documentary
Best Animated Film
Best Social Drama
Best Sport/Inspirational
Best War/Western/History
Best Family Drama
Best Female Drama
Best Comedy/ Irony
Best Horror/Mistery
Best Action/Thriller
Best Web/TV Pilot/Tv Series
Best Sci-fi/Fantasy/Futuristic
Best Jobs/Works Drama
Best Romance
Best Music/Musical
Best Crime/Violence Drama


Best Director
Best Young Director
Best Soundtrack
Best Editing
Best Screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Vfx
Best Actor/Actress
Best Producer
Best Movie Poster
Best Title

– The best bimonthly film will compete to be chosen as the best film of the festival’s 7th edition, that will take place in November 2024.
– All fees are non-refundable.
– All types of videos less than 60 minutes are accepted.
– Multiple registrations are accepted
– There is no limit to the year of screening, any year is accepted
– Each film must have subtitles in English or Italian. The finalist films must send the srt file of the subtitles in English or Italian.
– Any genre is accepted
– By registering, you declare that you have the rights to the registered film
– The festival may use for promotional purposes the data of authors, producers and crew, the movie poster, the trailer and a maximum of 1 minute of the video
– Films that incite violence or hatred in general are not accepted
– By registering the film at our festival you agree to share personal data with partner festivals, but only for promotional purposes.
– Distributors can ask for a special price for the registration of 20 or more films. To do this, just send us an email to info@realefilmfestival.com

The admission to the Festival implies the unconditional acceptance of this regulation.
For any dispute not covered by the Regulation the competent authority is the organization of the Reale Film Festival, if such disputes do not find the solution, the competent authority is Foro of Monza.
In case of objections to this Regulation Italian version of the same prevails.

Subscribers to the Reale Film Festival agree as established by Legislative Decree 30 June 2003, No. 196 on the protection of privacy, the use of personal data for all initiatives related to the event. The Author of the film declares to accept the Regulation in all its parts and to have the legal availability of the film and to authorize the public screening without compensation, freeing the organization of the Festival from any present and future responsibility. With the contest entry each author is responsible for the content of his work. The author claims to own all rights to the work, not prejudicing in any way the rights of third parties, like other authors, subjects portrayed, transferees of rights, together with those music, etc. . It also declares that the audiovisual material is not protected by SIAE. Under the provisions of Legislative Decree. 30/06/2003 n. 196, we inform the author that the data requested is necessary for completing the documentation of registration to the Festival.