Our photos and award ceremony videos prove we have one of the most fun festivals in Florida! With well-known and highly respected guest speakers, Beyond does its' due diligence in the area of short and feature film, but this festival has puts emphasis on Writers and Actors and Directors!
WRITER'S TRACK- daily classes from professional writers for writers at any point in their career, plus a WRITER'S WORKSHOP where you can practice pitching your latest project.
ACTOR'S TRACK- daily classes from professional actors and acting coaches, plus ACTOR'S WORKSHOP offering an entire try-out, casting and filmed performance to use in your reel, plus the opportunity to win lots of prizes including free head-shots, reel editing, and networking with industry leaders.
DIRECTOR'S TRACK- daily classes from working directors offering their knowledge in the area of short and feature film, and a DIRECTOR'S WORKSHOP for distribution, pitch, and potential funding networking.
Due to venue size constraints, we will only show Short Films that advance to the Finals. No Full Length Feature Films will be shown unless a representative is present. Please contact us via email I you intend on coming!
Certificates will be presented to all winners who are in attendance, and digital certificates and laurels are available for those not in attendance (by request). You do not need to be an Official Selection to attend the festival. Each submission will undergo a process that includes the potential to advance to:
Semi-Finals (12 submissions will be chosen for this category)
Finals. (6 submissions will be chosen for this category)
Honorable Mention (4th)
3rd Place each category
2nd Place each category
1st Place each category
All submissions must contain family friendly material for audiences of all ages.
Topics should also be acceptable to an audience of all ages.
Excessive Language, exploitative nudity, and intense sexual situations in unneeded context will exclude the project from advancing.
Shorts should be from 1-50 minutes. Features over 50 minutes.
All scripts/screenplays must be written in proper film formatting (1 page = 1 minute). Incorrect formatting will exclude the project from advancing.