Film Submissions

The 29th Annual Florida Film Festival takes place April 17 – 26, 2020 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 – October 11, 2019
  • Regular Deadline – November 15, 2019
  • Late Deadline – November 29, 2019

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®.