- Golden Horn for the director of the best film.
- Silver Horn for the director of the film with high artistic value.
- Silver Horn for the director of the film on social issues.
Short Film Competition
- Golden Dragon for the director of the best film.
- Silver Dragon for the director of the best documentary film.
- Silver Dragon for the director of the best animated film.
- Silver Dragon for the director of the best fiction film.
- The awards granted in short film competition shorten the path of applying for an Oscar nomination.
The awards granted in this competition shorten the path of applying for an Oscar nomination.
- Golden Hobby-Horse for the best feature-length documentary film.
- Golden Hobby-Horse for the best short documentary film.
- Golden Hobby-Horse for the best short animation.
- Golden Hobby-Horse for the best short fiction.
- Golden Heynal for the best film.
- FIPRESCI Award
Short Film Competition
- Jury Award to the best European Short Film as candidate at the European Film Awards
- FICC Don Quichote Award
- The Award of the President of the Polish Filmmakers Association for the best film editing.
- The Award for the best short and documentary films producer in Poland funded by the Polish Producers Alliance (KIPA) ATM Group and FDR Studio .(including post-production services).
- Best Cinematography Award under the patronage of The Polish Society of Cinematographers funded by Black Photon.
- Maciej Szumowski Award for remarkable social awareness patronized by ZAIKS.
- Award of the Centre for Audiovisual Technologies CeTA in Wrocław for the first or second short feature film in the form of an in-kind contribution to the production or post-production of the next project.
- Student Jury Award for the best film presented in competitions.
- Audience Award funded by Magazyn Filmowy.
- Excellene Line Award for outstanding image quality funded by Samsung.
Nominations and recommendations
Recommendation KFF to EFA
- Krakow Film Festival recommendation to the European Film Award in the documentary film category.
Watch Docs nomination
- Invitation to the programme of the 23rd WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film International Film Festival, Warsaw, December 1-10, 2023. WATCH DOCS, one of the world’s largest human rights film festivals, has been nominated films from Krakow Film Festival competitions since 2006.
HER Docs Film Festival recommends
- HER Docs is the only festival in Poland dedicated to documentary films made by women. Its aim is to support equality, not only in the film industry. Every year, the representatives of the festival recommend a film that was made by a woman director and which tells her(story) in a special way.