Cleveland International Film Festival } March 27 – April 7, 2019 } Tower City Cinemas

$50.00 per guest

Friday, February 08, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Hosted by Joe Arezone and Janet & Mark Smith

Do you have what it takes to program a film festival? Then join us for GET SHORTY, a one-of-a-kind event where you get to have a say in what screens at CIFF43!

Here’s how it works: we will meet in the stunning Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square where we will put our programming skills to work. A handful of short films will be presented, and at the conclusion of each film you will cast your vote. At the end of the evening, the film with the highest score will be guaranteed a spot in the CIFF43 program line-up!

This event is always a sellout so don’t miss out on being part of this extraordinary evening at Playhouse Square!

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.

Our thanks go to Joe Arezone and Janet and Mark Smith for their generous support of this event.

Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square
1511 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115

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Key Dates

Registration opens:
November 19, 2018

Project application deadline:
January 21, 2019

Notification of project selection:
Late February 2019

Pitch competition in Cleveland
April 6 – 7, 2019

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