The Cinema Soup Film Festival is a multi-genre festival from Breaking Fate Entertainment that will take place at the Landmark Cinema in Peoria, IL! This film festival accepts films in all genres, both short & feature length and without any made by date requirements! Simply put, your film will fit this festivals requirements 99% of the time!

Thank you for your interest in Cinema Soup! We hope you will drop your film in the bowl, because the brew smells great!

Awards & Prizes

This event will feature an awards ceremony offering awards for outstanding works!

Rules & Terms

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ACCEPTING ONLINE SUBMISSIONS AND ALL SELECTED FILMS WILL BE SCREENED IN DIGITAL FORMAT AT THE EVENT!!

Festival is open to in all genres. (NOTE: Sexually explicit films containing sexual penetration will not be accepted)

There is NO 'Film Made By' date. We have shown horror films from as early as the 30's. Please feel free to submit your early work as well as your current work.

Rules for Submissions

The rules are basic but necessary. Please take a quick look at the info below before you submit.

I, the undersigned, acknowledge and agree:

I have read, understated and fully comply with all submission eligibility information, Submission Guidelines, Terms and Conditions of Entry and Entry Eligibility requirements.

To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in this submission are true.

This film or video is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation.

I am duly authorized to submit this film to the festival.

I hold Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Cinema Soup Film Festival harmless from any damage to the print(s) or media materials(s) en route or otherwise during the course of the festival’s possession of the film.

I hold Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Cinema Soup Film Festival its owners, management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from my entry.

I certify that I have full rights to the use of the music in the entered work.

I give permission for Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Cinema Soup Film Festival to use stills, titles, copy, and/or information from the short for promotional purposes

I give permission for Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Cinema Soup Film Festival to screen the film at the Festival for which it was submitted.

If selected I will provide Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Cinema Soup Film Festival with a digital copy of my films movie poster (in vertical format) for use on the festival website.

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    Adam Stone

    I wasn't able to attend in person this year, but everything before the festival was handled very professionally and efficiently.

    September 2017
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    Ned Daly

    Could not attend but was pleased that "Why We Went to the Moon" (2015) was selected. Willy was a dream to work with. Best of luck in the future.

    September 2017
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    Goren Henry

    It was a high honor just to be selected and even though our off the wall submission wasn't a festival winner like in other festivals, we look forward to future submissions to Cinema Soup.

    September 2017
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    Jeff Vande Zande

    Did not get to attend, but they were great to communicate with!

    March 2017
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    Robert David Duncan

    Really enjoyed being part of this friendly and welcoming festival with our film "Every Boat is a Dream." I especially appreciated the personal touch from Festival Director Willy Adkins, and the generous sharing of our poster and official selection news on social media!

    August 2016