Submissions are now closed.

Palm Beach International Mini Movie and Film Festivals includes neighboring West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Wellington and Delray Beach on the Gold Coast of Florida and debuts December 9, 2019 at the redesigned Norton Museum of Art.

The Palm Beach International Mini Movie and Film festivals is a festival created by filmmakers for filmmakers. We promote the cinematic arts for enthusiasts and international creators and filmmakers.

We encourage creativity and inspire filmmakers with a focus on mini movies and feature films with special categories for students, animals, inspiration and wellness, music, sports, VR and female filmmakers from around the world.

We give access to excel through live screenings and Q&As, panel discussions from the entertainment community, networking with special guests and attending filmmakers and film industry professionals.

Special screenings for out of competition films are available.

Come and celebrate the award winners and filmmakers at Tapeo Restaurant with signature drinks and lite bites after the festival. 8 pm - 10 pm.

Laurels will be given to finalists, official selections and winners.

Awards will be given for each of the categories:
Best Feature Film
Best Action Film
Best Animation Film
Best Documentary Film
Best Nature and Animals Film
Best Female Filmmaker
Best Web Series
Best Mini Movie
Best Mini Movie Animation
Best Mini Movie Comedy
Best Mini Movie Documentary
Best Mini Movie Female Filmmaker
Best Mini Movie Inspiration and Wellness
Best Mini Movie Music
Best Mini Movie Nature and Animals
Best Mini Movie Sports
Best Mini Movie Student Filmmaker
Best VR, AR, Drone Film

Best Student Filmmaker*
Best Mini Movie Student Filmmaker*
*Surprise grants will be given to winning student filmmakers.

Best Director
Best Actor
Best Supporting Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actress
Best Comedian

The films will be selected by a jury.

Submissions are accepted through FilmFreeway only.

Entry fees are non-refundable.

Submissions must be the intellectual property of the submitter and/or their team.

Palm Beach International Mini Movie and Film Festivals will not be held responsible for any claims stemming from the failure of the creator/submitter to properly obtain the rights to material submitted and/or screened.

Multiple category submissions are allowed per film and per festival.

You will be notified by or on the notification date if your submission has been selected as a semi-finalist.

Only selected submissions qualify to be part of the live screenings. Semi-finalist submissions do not qualify for live screenings. These submissions are pre-selected by celebrity judges and jury and will be notified if they qualify for a live screening as the programming progresses.

If your film is selected, you will receive further instructions on how to submit a screening copy and all of the materials needed for the live screening. If you fail to deliver the materials by the specified deadline, we can not guarantee the screening as part of the festival.

Entries that are not in English should be dubbed in English.

Overall Rating
  • Dr Samir Srivastava

    Excellent festival. Excellent organiser Joyce Chow.

    February 2021
  • It was a great time and the films were unexpected gems, I truly enjoyed the variety of art and people. Definitely a venue to explore!

    May 2020
  • I am Honored to be able to participate in this festival, and look forward to many more.

    January 2020
  • Ecaterina Saraeva

    Thank you for this amazing event! We are happy that our film was part of it!

    December 2019
  • Alec Baumzweig

    Everyone was so kind and supportive! I had a wonderful time! Highly recommend it for any filmmaker!

    December 2019