The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
Run Time: 79 minutes
CIFF patrons determine the winners of these awards by casting ballots throughout the CIFF42. Each award is accompanied with a $1,000 cash prize.
Best Short Film Overall (sponsored by Jive City Recordings)
Best After Hours Short Film (sponsored by Friends of Patrick McFadden)
Best Comedy Short Film (endowed by David K. Ream)
Best International Short FIlm (sponsored by MP Star Financial)
Best LGBT Short Film: Given in Celebration of the Life of Nikki Babbit (sponsored by Jan and Harold Babbit)
Best Music Video (sponsored by Ken Robinson)
Best Ohio Short Film (sponsored by Bill and Teri Koeth)
Best Student Short Film (sponsored by MP Star Financial)
Best Women's Short Film (sponsored by Jinny and John Johnson)