The RTIFF gives a total of 28 awards, all of which are Jury Awards with the exception of the Audience Choice Awards.  All nominated filmmakers and screenwriters are invited to be our guest at the Awards Gala. All winners are provided with a Custom Statue.

 
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Narrative Features:  Best Narrative Film, Best Narrative Film Director.

Documentary Features: Best Documentary Film.

Narrative Shorts: Best Comedy Short, Best Drama Short, Best Short Film Director.

Documentary Short: Best Documentary Short Film.

Animated Short: Best Animated Short Film.

Music Video: Best Music Video.

Student Film Short:  Best Student Short Film.

Nevada Short Filmmaker: Best Nevada Short Film.

Screenplay: Best Screenwriter.

Audience Choice Award - All film categories are considered for this award.

Best Editing Award: All film categories are considered for this award.

Best Musical Score:  All films categories, except for Music Videos, are considered for this award.

Best Cinematography: All film categories are considered for this award.

Best of the Festival:  All films categories, except for Music Videos, are considered for this award.

Best Actor: All film categories are considered for this award.

Best Actress:  All film categories are considered for this award.

Best Ensemble Cast:  All film categories are considered for this award.