The 33rd Annual Florida Film Festival takes place April 12 – 21, 2024 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 29, 2023

Regular Deadline – November 10, 2023

Late Deadline – November 24, 2023

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®