Film & Fashion magazine proudly presents the first ever Summer of Cinema Film Festival featuring the works of acclaimed filmmakers from around the world. The event will be open to all filmmakers and all genres, as there should be no boundaries to storytelling. We are looking for exciting and bold narrative works that are engaging and original. The official selection will consist of 48 short films of 10 minutes or less, and will be screened in front of a Live audience at one of Cleveland's finest and most renowned theaters, the Atlas Cinemas, in Euclid, OH.
All selected short films will be featured during the 2018 Summer Edition of Film & Fashion magazine, with the 5 Best Picture nominees earning a full spread within the magazine.
The selected films will have a chance to compete for the following categories:
1. Best Picture
2. Best Director
3. Best Actress in a Leading Role
4. Best Actor in a Leading Role
5. Best Supporting Actress
6. Best Supporting Actor
7. Best Screenplay
8. Best Musical Score
9. Best Visual Effects
10. Best Costume Design
11. Best Make-Up
12. Best Student Film
13. Film & Fashion Magazine Rising Actor Award
14. Film & Fashion Magazine Rising Actress Award
15. Film & Fashion Magazine Rising Director Award
16. Film & Fashion Magazine Summer Artist Award
Physical awards and certificates will be handed out during the Closing Ceremony event on September 1..
This festival is for films of 10 minutes in length or shorter. Please NO copyrighted material, or you will be disqualified. All films must be available in either MOV, MP4, WMV, AVI, MXF format.
Multiple entries are accepted but each film must be individually submitted and accompanied by its own completed online entry form; please do not send links to multiple film entries in your online entry form.