The 26th Annual Florida Film Festival takes place April 21 - 30, 2017 and is now accepting submissions!
- Early Deadline – October 21, 2016
- Late Deadline – November 18, 2016
- Early Deadline – November 11, 2016
- Late Deadline – December 9, 2016
The Florida Film Festival is accredited as a qualifying festival for the Oscars® in the Live Action Short, Documentary Short, and Animated Short film categories. The winner of the Grand Jury Award in each of these categories will automatically qualify to enter the following year's Academy Awards®.