Film Submissions

The 32nd Annual Florida Film Festival takes place April 14 – 23, 2023 and is now accepting submissions!

Florida Film Festival proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway, the world’s #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests.




  • Early Deadline – September 30, 2022
  • Regular Deadline – November 11, 2022
  • Late Deadline – November 25, 2022

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®.