NOW IS THE TIME is the theme for this international FLORIDA based film festival hosted by actor Dean Cain. You see, we just don't want to show films, we want to challenge people of faith to get more engaged in faith-based films. So, NOW IS THE TIME to use the power of film and storytelling to celebrate the FAMILY!

The FLORIDA FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL will take place April 16 - 18, 2021 at the Rosen Plaza in Orlando, FL. This international festival is all about family oriented projects and encouraging families to get more involved in faith. This festival also highlights and promotes contacts between industry professionals to assist inspiring faith and family based filmmakers.

During this three-day event, organizers will be hosting multiple workshops on film production, offering acting classes, celebrity Q&A events and even a BBQ networking social. Hosted by actor Dean Cain. One admission price of $75 for adults and $50 for students cover all festival activities. Dean Cain VIP Dinner $50 per person.

LOCATION
Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819. Participants are responsible for for their own accommodations.

​WHAT TO EXPECT?
Your itinerary during the festival is your decision. From attending workshops to watching films, our goal is to provide each participant unprecedented access to industry leaders in hopes to exchange ideas about the art and business of Christian film making.

CHRISTIAN FILM EVENTS hosts FIVE nationally recognized film festivals and conferences each year with a goal to educate and challenge Christian filmmakers. Here you will watch, learn, and network with the best in Christian films. You see, we believe NOW IS THE TIME for you to write that script, take that acting class, start that film production and get involved!

To see a sample Itinerary and get more information, please visit www.ChristianFilmEvent.com

AWARDS
BEST FEATURE FILM ($200 Award)
BEST SHORT FILM ($200 Award)
AUDIENCE CHOICE ($200 Award)
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
BEST STUDENT FEATURE
BEST STUDENT SHORT
BEST TRAILER
BEST SCREENPLAY
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST FIRST TIME DIRECTOR
BEST ACTOR
BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER

WHY YOU SHOULD SUBMIT:
* Screening movies directly in front of distributors
* You will get a distribution deal during the Festival
* Walk the red carpet and do interviews
* Meet industry and like-minded professionals
* Learn from the best in the industry & meet some of the best actors

Eligibility:
The FLORIDA FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL is open to anyone, anywhere around the world.

Festival Dates:
APRIL 16 - 18, 2021

Short Films:
Between 1 and 35 minutes

Feature Films:
36 minutes or more

Date of Production:
Films must have been produced after January 1, 2016.

Number of films per Producer:
Unlimited

Do I have to attend the festival?
No. But you are highly encouraged.

Submission Form:
Via Vimeo or Youtube links or any other online platform.

Deadlines and Submission Fees:
April 12, 2020.
Feature films: $25
Short films: $15
Music Videos: $15
Trailer: $15
Screenplays: $15

Language:
Feature films and short films in a language other than Spanish or English must be subtitled in these languages for the presentation of the festival.

Categories & Awards:
Best Short Film $200
Best Feature Film $200
Audience Choice $200

Official Selection
Decisions are made by a committee of film industry professionals. Screening locations and times during the festival will be randomly selected.

Notification:
April 15, 2020

Projection:
The Festival is open to the public. Accredited national and international press, as well as buyers and distributors of film and television.

* * * NOT ALL SELECTED FILMS WILL BE SCREENED * * *

Questions: Call 304-906-5957