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World Peace Awards is part of a big festival group, the International Film Festivals. Working closely with the Council of Creative People (Dewan Kreatif Rakyat) and International i-Hebat Volunteers, the Festival is aimed to give international recognition for peacemaker reconciling adversaries. He or she could be anyone with any background, any profession, or from all age.

Our mission is to promote peace and humanitarian issues and inspire others. Winning person profile will become our showcase based on their CVs.

The Festival Group prominent past winners include President Jimmy Carter, John Pope II, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, and many Hollywood stars: Alice Krige, Robin Shou, Dennis Rodman, Leonardo DiCaprio, Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon, Martin Sheen, James Cromwell, David Anders, Julian Sands, Pearl Jam, U2, etc.

Let your film become an inspiration to others.






International Peace Platinum Awards:

CAN ART STOP A BULLET: William Kelly's Big Picture
directed by Mark Street
Documentary Film

Special Mention:

Love Has A Thousand Shapess
directed by Katyana

Black & White
directed by Mark Andrew
Feature Film




International Peace Platinum Awards:

directed by Siva Nandan W
Feature Film

Dancing in Peace
directed by Flower Andrew
Documentary Film

International Peace Gold Awards:

The Color of Freedom
directed by Shihyun Wang
Documentary Film

Special Mention:

They Shall Not Grow Old
directed by Paul Wheatcroft
Documentary Film

IT IS NOT A GALA DINNER (One hundred years of Peace)
directed by Stefano Grossi, Dario Cambiano
Documentary Film

What's Your Number?
directed by Sigal Erez
Short Film

Cape Espichel - In Land of a Lost World -
directed by Carlos Manuel Correia da Cunha Sargedas
Documentary Film




International Peace Platinum Awards:

"101" (Germany, Poland)
directed by Josef Roman Luszpinski, Pawel Siedlik
Documentary Film

The Uganda Project (Uganda)
directed by Robert Fritz, Reint Bakema
Documentary Film

Women Prayed and Preyed Upon (India)
directed by Kankana Chakraborty
Documentary Film

International Peace Gold Awards:

A battle we can't afford to lose - Breast Cancer (USA)
directed by Shihyun Wang
Documentary Film

Women Prayed and Preyed Upon India
directed by Kankana Chakraborty
Emerging Documentarian

Jab We Let... Friendship Beyond Labels (India)
directed by Black Ticket Films
Documentary Film


Festival Event Video

(Courtesy of DKR TV Indonesia)



International Peace Platinum Award
Fighting to Be Free
directed by Cheryl Halpern


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OPEN SUBMISSION: March 4, 2019 - July 8, 2019


Are you a peacemaker? Are you a filmmaker who make a documentary or narrative about inspirational people who work to build peace?
Spread the words and let them become an inspiration!
- You can submit yourself, or people you know, living or dead.
- Send you or his/her CVs to our e-mail: worldpeaceawards[at] and e-mail us for your registration. State your name and your relation to the person you suggest. CV and other supporting documentation or related information like photos, clipping, or films are suggested.

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You can submit your submission through Film Festivals Alliance.

World Peace Awards proudly accepts entries via, the world's best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. Click to submit with FilmFreeway.


Juries consist of a group of notable politicians, filmmakers, seasoned artists, and entrepreneurs will give awards to the selected persons: Peacemaker Man of the Year, Peacemaker Woman of the Year, Platinum Award, Gold Award, and Silver Award.

Awards Night will be presented in August 2019. We will email you when you are selected, latest on the 25th July 2019.
All winners are warmly invited to attend the ceremony. On that occasion, during the ceremony in Indonesia, World Peace Awards will give awards to all attendant winners.

You can reach us at: worldpeaceawards.wpa[at]


We accept inspirational film and documentary about peace or humanitarian issues, or conflict solving, or other matters in relating to peace.


Submit yourself, or people you know, living or dead who is a peacemaker. CV and other supporting documentation or related information like photos, clipping, or films are suggested.

Documentary Film

Documentary film at any length about peace or biography of any peacemaker.

Feature film

Narrative feature film with duration more than 60 minutes

Short film

A short narrative film with film duration <60 minutes about humanity issues.

Package of five:

Directing, cinematography, editing, script-writing, film performance, leading actress, sound, production design, costume design, music, etc (separate awards). Please e-mail your category of choice to:

Please read this below TERMS & CONDITIONS carefully before you submit.

This agreement pertains to all Work/s submitted to World Peace Awards:

Be it known to any filmmaker or submitter, by submitting your film/s to the World Peace Awards, you agree to all TERMS AND CONDITIONS below in full.

Submitters can submit themselves, or people you know, living or dead. CV and other supporting documentation or related information like photos, clipping, or films are suggested.
Our juries may also search information from other sources once we accept the submission.

1. The submitter guarantee that all rights and releases have been legally secured, including music rights, songs, etc and the submitter releases the Festival and all its member from any legal action whatsoever.
2. A. If nominated, 2 DVD PAL and 1 (one) Blu-ray (optional) or DCP, must be sent. Mark case and DVD, with the title, length, and director's name. Please mark your film with "No Commercial Value - For Cultural Purposes Only" either on the envelope and the shipping invoices. Although every possible care will be taken with DVDs while in our possession, however, we cannot accept responsibility for unforeseen loss, stolen, or damage of entries. Please do not send originals. We do not receive downloads of any kind.
B. For general category, you do not need to send the above items (number 2A).
3. All transportation/shipping costs (including customs clearance) to Jakarta, plus fees for insurance while in transit, must be borne by the participants (please write: For Cultural Purposes only - Not for commercial use). The Festival Director reserves the right to refuse any shipment involving unpaid costs.
4. All submissions should be sent pre-paid.
5. We will not return your screening and exhibition copies.
6. All submission fees are non-refundable.
7. All selection committees' and juries' decisions are finals.
8. Only producers or directors can receive the physical awards at the award ceremony.
9. Regardless of the Prize and the winning status, winning filmmakers who can't attend the Awards Ceremony, will only receive laurels.
10. The festival has the right to disqualify a winning film for any reasons, without having to explain the reasons to the submitter.
11. Submission of an entry gives the festival permission to have accepted work exhibited, photographed, locally telecast, and reproduced either in part or whole, for educational or publicity purposes. Filmmakers can request in writing that their material should not be used for such purposes after the Festival.
12. We do not pay any screening fees. Not all winning films will be screened. The festival has the full right to select the winning films to be screened.
13. The Festival Directorate may deny participation to any film unable to meet the technical requirements for a public screening of good quality.
14. The Festival Management reserves the right to make changes in the profile of the Festival if it becomes necessary to do so due to circumstances beyond his/her control.
15. All filmmakers/submitters are expected to keep communications with the Festival professional and in good taste. Failure to do so may result in disqualification at any point in the adjudication process, including the nullification of Official Selection status or nominations. That stated, the Festival will only communicate with the person who submitted his/her film to the festival, and that Festival should not be expected to communicate with any other persons.
16. The festival has the right to work with any institution and partner festivals for all kind of cooperation, including joint events or promotions.
17. The Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes in regulations or scheduling.
18. The submitter/filmmaker also acknowledges that remediation of any sort will be limited to a refund of their submission fees.
19. Films could be from any year.
20. All disputes in respect of any matter relating to the World Peace Awards shall be subjected to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in North Jakarta. Any dispute arising as a result of submission to the Festival will have a recourse limited to the lesser of either the submission fee paid or the cost of correcting the issue.

By submitting to our Festival, submitters/filmmakers:
- indicate that they have read, understand, agree with, and will comply all of the Terms and Condition above, and accept all of the terms and conditions herein, in their entirety, without modification.
- agree to indemnify us and hold us and our employees, owners, affiliates, and partners harmless from all claims and liability associated with your participation or entry to the Festival.

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