The PIFF 2016 Competition Categories include:

Best Director 

Best Male Actor 

Best Female Actor 

Best Young Male Actor

Best Young Female Actor 

Best Feature Film 

Best Short Film 

Best Documentary Film

Best Animation Film

Best Supporting Male Actor 

Best Supporting Female Actor 

Best Screenplay 

Best Cinematography 

Best Sound Design 

Best Editing / Post Production

Best Original Sound Score 

Best Make up 

Best Costuming 

Life Time Achievement Award 

Special award 

Best Media Personality 

Media House 

Best Production Design 

Best Lighting 

Best Regional Feature Film 

Viewers’ Choice Film


Pearl International Film Festival 2016 films submissions have been open from early 2016 and closed on Saturday 6th August 2016, various films have been accepted for entry in forms of Feature Films, Short Films, Documentary Films and Animation from all parts of Uganda; Eastern Region, Northern Region, Western Region and Central Region both Films in English and local languages.

Submission Forms picked from  Uganda National Cultural Centre/ National Theatre and Uganda Federation of Movie Industry (UFMI) offices or contacting the applicable contact numbers in the adverts for any special deliveries.

Or you can download a softcopy of the submission forms

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