Film Fest Submissions

How to Submit

You can submit your film to the 2021 festival via one of two ways:

1. Submit online through FilmFreeway:

2. Submit via mail to:

Short. Sweet. Film Fest.
11459 Mayfield Rd.
#408
Cleveland, OH 44106

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Submission Dates and Fees

Early Submission

September 30th, 2020 ($40 Online or Mail Submission Fee, $30 via Gold Film Freeway Members)

Regular Submission

October 31st, 2020 ($45 Online or Mail Submission Fee, $34 via Gold Film Freeway Members)

Late Submission

November 30th, 2020 ($50 Online or Mail Submission Fee, $37.50 via Gold Film Freeway Members)

Final Deadline

December 31st, 2020 ($60 Online or Mail Submission Fee, $45 via Gold Film Freeway Members)

NOTE: If you are submitting through mail, please mail check and digital copy of film to above address. Checks should be made out to Short. Sweet. Film Fest. LLC

If you are submitting through mail you must fill out the Entry Form and it must be scanned and emailed to: [email protected]

General Rules

  • Productions made after January 1, 2015 may be submitted.
  • Do not submit works in progress.
  • Do not submit industrial or instructional works.
  • All films submitted must be available in .mov or .mpg4 format for presentation.
  • A majority of films in digital video formats will be transferred temporarily onto a hard drive system for presentation.
  • All entries must be postmarked by Thursday, December 31st, 2020. (Early submission discounts apply until September 30th – see fee schedule.)
  • Flash or Memory sticks submitted will NOT be returned.
  • Films selected for the Short. Sweet. Film Fest. will be announced no later than Friday, January 15th, 2021.
  • Prints or videos for presentation must arrive no later than Monday, February 1st, 2021.

Terms and Conditions

By agreeing to these terms, you warrant that you have read, understood, and agreed to the regulations of the Short. Sweet. Film Fest. and that, to the best of your knowledge, the information that you have supplied is correct.

In the event of a need to move the festival online for health and safety concerns, all selected films will screen online on our website, which will require a password protected secure login to view them.