Florida Film Festival | Submit your feature or short film today!
27th Annual Florida Film Festival (FFF), an Academy-qualifying event with more than two decades of celebrated history with a robust fan base and filmmaker alums from around the world. FFF is a tropical haven for filmmakers to make waves at nightly parties, industry panels and enjoy the blissful experience of seeing their film on the big screen to packed audiences.
Filmmakers with narrative or documentary features in competition at the festival will be granted up to five nights of hotel hospitality and round-trip airfare. Two nights of hotel hospitality will be extended to all other attending filmmakers. The winners of the festival’s Live-Action Short, Documentary Short, and Animated Short categories will automatically earn eligibility for consideration at the Academy Awards.
November 10, 2017 – Earlybird Deadline – Features
November 17, 2017 – Late Deadline – Shorts & Animation
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MISSION AND OBJECTIVE
Regarded as one of the finest film festivals in the U.S., the Florida Film Festival is an annual showcase for the best in American Independent and Foreign Cinema.
MORE ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Festival’s Forum Panelists and Grand Juries are comprised of hand-picked, film industry-leading representatives and past industry visitors, including Peter Rainer, Film Critic; Elissa Federoff, NEON; Gale Anne Hurd, Producer; Edward Arentz, Music Box Films; Jonathan Sehring, IFC Films; Eamonn Bowles, Magnolia Pictures; Susan Seidelman, Filmmaker; Adam Busch, Actor; Connie White, Balcony Booking and Releasing; Eric Kohn, indieWIRE; Scott Foundas, Variety; Victor Nunez, Filmmaker; John Anderson, Washington Post, Newsday; Aaron Hillis, The Village Voice; Arielle Kebbel, Actor; Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer ; Josh Braun, Submarine Entertainment; Sabine Hoffman, Editor; and James Ponsoldt, Filmmaker.
Filmmakers are welcome to submit a feature or short film in an array of categories – check out the Official Call for Entries today!