The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
The Best Animated Short Award winner, the Best Documentary Short Award winner, and the Best Live Action Short Award winner will qualify for consideration in the Short Films category of the annual Academy Awards®.
For past winners, see the CIFF archive.
CIFF44 Call for Entries will open June 1, 2019! Films made after June 1, 2018 will be accepted for consideration. Please check back for details.