Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Latin cinema at the Tampa Bay Latin International Film Festival, a thrilling two-day event celebrating the rich tapestry of films inspired by Latin culture. Join us in Tampa Bay for an unforgettable cinematic journey filled with captivating stories, compelling performances, and cultural exploration.

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Best Short Film
Best Feature FIlm

If your film is selected you agree to screen the film digitally on our private media browser during the festival year.

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 investigate 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. TBLIFF expressly disclaims all liability or responsibility for any violations of the foregoing.

Overall Rating
  • Noemi Lopez

    Thank you so much for having my short film The Laundry Machine in this years festival 2023. It was such a great experience to show this with the theme being, my roots. Lovely time overall, thank you to the team for the communication!

    October 2023
  • Monica Ocegueda

    Thank you Tampa Bay Latin International Film Festival for screening my short film, What We Just Don't Tell Our Girls!

    October 2022
  • Slava Karbanov

    The festival was great for my film

    October 2021
  • JF Uranday

    Great experience. Everyone was quick to answer any and all questions and was super glad to be a part of the first. Waiting for the next one.

    October 2021