The Dunedin International Film Festival is a platform for filmmakers to share their original content with the Florida film maker's community. For our first year we are a shorts festival only. #WeareDowntownDIFF aims to develop the film community in Florida and bring awareness to the growing Arts and Cultural community of Dunedin, Florida.

Each category has a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prize.

Best Cinematography
Best Director
Best Actor/Actress

Short films only. The length of a short film for DIFF is 1-30 minutes long.

Films must be the original work of the applicants. If a film is based upon another person’s life or upon a book or other underlying work, applicant(s) must secure any necessary rights to make such adaptations. However, it is not necessary to submit the adaptation rights agreements to the Festival. Neither the Festival nor its jurists investigates or attests to the authenticity of an applicant’s statement of authorship or rights secured. By entering the competition, you represent that you have secured all necessary rights.
Applicants are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary rights and permissions for third-party materials included in their films, including but not limited to music, trademarks, logos, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights. DIFF expressly disclaims all liability or responsibility for any violations of the foregoing.

Overall Rating
  • András Attila Farkas

    Thank You for the selection of our film. Great festival!

    January 2019
  • Russell Emanuel

    Wonderful festival, thank you so much for having us!

    January 2019
  • Debabrata Kar

    Thank You for the selection of my film.

    January 2019
  • Very nice people, supports and encourages independent film makers.

    January 2019
  • I wish I would have been able to attend this festival. Great communication and the photos from the event looked amazing. Good job! :D

    January 2019