Our membership is free and we respect your privacy. When you connect with us, you experience the benefits of participating in our events, screenings, festivals, showcases, auditions, productions and conferences. Our brands include THE BEST FILMS OF THE YEAR and PREVIEWSMAGAZINE.COM. We also have year round events and networking meetups to connect filmmakers and content creators with buyers and investors. 




To find the best films of the year, we look at a wide range of filmmakers and film projects from around the world. Our awards are categories are entirely different because its fifty percent genre based. Preselection of great films are done year round but American Film Awards Nominees are announced during the last week of December. Registered members and our Academy members vote on the nominees and the winners are announced on Awards Night.


The American Film Awards is truly about celebrating the best films of the year. Its a black tie event and our patrons include filmmakers, influencers, entertainers from the world of music, sports, media, publishing and technology. Watch our social media spaces to get the latest information on American Film Awards events and conferences.  The American Film Awards Night is held in Los Angeles annually and other related events are hosted in different spaces with event partners around the world.


Distinguished members of the press, media and publicists can request their press credentials and all access badges by contacting us at We will be sure to have your credentials emailed to you or at the given event. 


We are currently developing and, a year round film festival and an entertainment magazine designed to showcase new talent, new filmmakers and fresh voices hidden from the mainstream. We are here for those hundreds of great films that never make it to Sundance, Cannes or Tribeca. You dont need to know someone, our doors are always open.

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