The Leo Award

The Leo Award is DaVinci International Film Festival’s Best of Fest and most prized commendation.  Vitruvian Selections go on to compete for this award in their respect categories (Feature, Short, Documentary, Animation, and Screenplay) at our showcase event annually.  The Leo Award is a 17-pound, museum-grade, bust statue of Leonardo da Vinci himself with a customized engraved brass plate honoring our winners.  **DIFF ’23 will be introducing an all-new Leo Award.

Southern California Billboard

Leo Award Winner* will receive a billboard rotation with 1 million+ impressions (ad run), and second venue theater screening of their film.

*Feature Narrative Winner

Streamer Distribution
DaVinci International Film Festival Partners with Rockefellas Studios for ROKU Streamer Distribution

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with Rockefellas Studios to offer our filmmakers non-exclusive distribution on ROKU, a streaming platform with over 70 million subscribers. This exciting opportunity will allow our filmmakers to reach a wider audience and generate revenue from their films through rev share, sales, rentals, pay-per-view, merchandise sales, and metrics tracking.

Vitruvian Selection

Vitruvian Selection™ is DaVinci International Film Festival’s version of “Official Selection”.  Each quarter DIFF’s Jury and Board of Directors qualify one (1) Vitruvian Selection in narrative, documentary, animation, and screenplay categories.  These Selections remain in competition for The Leo Award at our live events annually.

*DIFF discontinued the production of Vitruvian Selections trophies in 2019.

Selection Certificate

The Selection Certificate is a HIGH RESOLUTION, print-ready digital file that is customized for each filmmaker and/or screenwriter, and awarded to all Vitruvian Selections and Leo Award winners along with their winner laurels.

DIFF Sponsor Package

DIFF Sponsor Award Package is awarded to Selections and Leo Award winners.  These products and services are provided by our incredibly supportive festival partners, and continue to grow as we grow.  Interested in DIFF sponsorship?  Contact us:

* DIFF is a boutique film festival, and having our filmmakers and writers at the event is an important part of our model for interviews, Q&A, and to receive your award.  That said, if your project has been selected and you are unable to attend the Live Showcase Event, please contact us to make arrangements to receive your award/s.  For more information, please contact