Jade Jaguar Cinema Festival

Quality. Independence. Awards. Debate. Sustainability. Jade Jaguar Organization is an independent and non-profit organization dedicated to discovering new films and actively promoting the work of independent filmmakers through its film festival and annual award, the Jade Jaguar Cinema Festival.

Jade Jaguar Cinema Festival is an independent film festival from Brazil. The festival showcases the boldest, freshest content from independent filmmakers. The Jade Jaguar Cinema Festival announced the opening of submission. This year, the festival intends to present narrative feature, short films, documentaries, animations, screenplays, music videos and web series from around the world.

Welcome to submit

Jade Jaguar honors filmmakers, screenwriters and music makers from around the world while engaging, connecting and strengthening our community. We’re accepting films and you’re more than welcome to submit in all categories. Join us at the Jade Jaguar Cinema Festival, 2021 for a celebration of film, music, culture and experience.


Last Years Works





We are looking for innovative works

about jade jaguar film festival

The Jade Jaguar Cinema Festival attracts enthusiastic film lovers from all across the world and has been praised by filmmakers alike for its unique combination of big city festival atmosphere. Last years, we received over many works submitted from more than 98 countries across all 6 populated continents. For this year, submits now open. We are hard at work programming next year's festival look for groundbreaking works.

Our Mission

Our mission is to present a independent film festival that connects audiences and artists through a curated selection of great films, and a unique shared cultural experience.

Our Vision

Our vision is for a independent film festival of international quality and standing, rightly positioned and valued at the forefront of film culture, by curating and presenting a programme of exceptional quality, that delivers a depth of engagement for audiences and artists.

Departmental Contacts

jade jaguar award

Jade Jaguar Awards

Our amazing jury consisted of industry professionals and some of the best critics, directors, designers, musicians and actors able to award the best audiovisual works with Jade Jaguar.


Producers, Directors, Filmmakers

For the Jade Jaguar Cinema Festival , we are looking for innovative and compelling films, characters that surprise and challenge, words that pop off the page, and narratives that turn live. Submit your movie now!

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Features, shorts, documments, animated

The Jade Jaguar Awards may be given by the festival in recognition of outstanding achievements in filmmaking in each categories: Screenplay, Narrative features, Short films, Animation, Experimental, Documentary, Music videos, Webseries, Food films and Family friendly features.

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We are so happy and excited for all of the screenplay submited for the festival. The Jade Jaguar recognizes and honors screenwrites who demonstrate excellence in the creativity and technique. By awarding these outstanding scripts, the Jade Jaguar strives to support and inspire emerging screenwrites and to foster growth and education in the art and science of scripts. Submit your script!


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