Call for Entries

Thank you for choosing to submit to the 40th Cleveland International Film Festival! Please fill in all required fields below. For questions, please see our Call for Entries FAQ or contact our Special Projects Director Beth Steele Radisek at

Special Discount: $5.00 off all entry fees!

  Short Entry Fee
(less than 45 minutes)
Feature Entry Fee
(45 or more minutes)
Earlybird Deadline
August 31, 2015
$45.00 $40.00 $65.00 $60.00
Regular Deadline
September 30, 2015
$55.00 $50.00 $75.00 $70.00
Late Deadline
October 31, 2015
$65.00 $60.00 $85.00 $80.00
Final Deadline
November 30, 2015
$75.00 $70.00 $95.00 $90.00
Extended Deadline
December 18, 2015
$80.00 $75.00 $100.00 $95.00

Film Information

No   Yes
No   Yes

Film Entry Format

Vimeo   DVD   Web Series/New Media

Filmmaker Information

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