Film Submissions

The 31st Annual Florida Film Festival takes place April 8 – 17, 2022 and will start accepting submissions on Monday, August 16th!


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




  • Early Deadline – October 8, 2021
  • Regular Deadline – November 12, 2021
  • Late Deadline – November 26, 2021

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®.