Short. Sweet. Film Competition.


The Short. Sweet. Film Competition. challenges filmmakers from Cleveland to around the world to make the sweetest short film under 5 minutes.  It is FREE to sign up for a team and teams will pick a "sweet" film prompt on Wednesday, January 5th at 7pm at the Alex Theater at the Metropolitan at the 9 hotel in Cleveland.  If you cannot attend then we will draw prompts for you to choose.

Teams will then create their film and upload it to our website by Sunday, February 6th at 11:59pm EST.  Films entered by this deadline will premiere at the 11th Annual Short. Sweet. Film Fest. on Sunday, February 27th at the Alex Theater at the Metropolitan at the 9 hotel in Cleveland.

The films will be reviewed and judged by a separate team of judges.  The top film will receive a check for $200.  The top 3 teams will all receive a 2 hour auditorium rental at Atlas Cinemas Shaker Square (dates and times of rental are subject to availability), 2-for-1 passes at Atlas Cinemas Shaker Square, and swag from the Greater Cleveland Film Commission.

All teams must fill out the form below to enter by Wednesday, January 5th at 5pm.  Please contact us here with any further questions.