Second Sight International Film Festival (SSIFF)

SSIFF is an international film festival showcasing films and filmmakers from all around the world.

Our mission is to celebrate and award outstanding filmmakers of all genres.
We provide a forum for filmmakers to showcase their talent via our streaming networks, events, promotions, and media partnerships.

We accept both domestic and international features and shorts (narratives, documentaries, animated works) from every genre.
All films that are not in English must have English language subtitles.

Every submitter can enter multiple categories to increase their probability to win multiple awards!

Our expert jury will view, review, and judge films through private screenings.

Every Official Selection, Finalist, and Winner will receive our "Official Festival Laurels"
SSIFF Festival Winners will receive a free digital certificate (in PDF)
Trophies are available (see trophies selection)

Winners have access to our streaming networks, events, promotions, marketing, and media partnerships.

Every submitter will receive an email notification about the result of the selection screening.

All selected films and winners will receive the laurels by email.

SSIFF Festival Winners will receive a free "Official Festival Laurels"
via a digital certificate (in PDF) by email.

Trophies are available (see trophies selection).

We provide a forum for filmmakers to showcase their talent via our streaming networks, events, promotions, and media partnerships.

Our expert jury will watch, review, and rate the submitting film through private screenings.

Winners will be announced at our official award ceremony on
Sunday, December 18. 2022, at 7:00 PM. 

Holiday Inn Express Conference Center 
130 LOBLOLLY LANE
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA 32526 

Every submitter can enter multiple categories to increase their probability to win multiple awards!

Laurel Categories:
Official Selection
Finalist
Winner

Award Categories:

SHORT FILM
Best Film (all genres)
Best Documentary Short
Best Indie Short (low budget)
Best Animation Short
Best Student Short
Best Comedy Short
Best Drama Short
Best Romance Short
Best Horror Short
Best Thriller Short
Best Action Short
Best Sci-Fi Short
Best Fantasy Short
Best War Short
Best LGBTQ Short
Best Experimental Short
Best Western (Short or Feature)
Best Inspirational Film (Short or Feature)
Best Sports Film (Short or Feature)
Best COVID Film (Short or Feature)
Micro Short

FEATURE FILM
Best Feature Film (all genres)
Best Documentary Feature
Best Indie Feature (low budget)
Best Animation Feature
Best Student Feature
Best Comedy Feature
Best Drama Feature
Best Romance Feature
Best Horror Feature
Best Thriller Feature
Best Action Feature
Best Sci-Fi Feature
Best LGBTQ Feature
Best Fantasy Feature
Best Experimental Feature
Best War Feature
Best Western (Short or Feature)
Best Inspirational Film (Short or Feature)
Best Sports Film (Short or Feature)
Best COVID Film (Short or Feature)

Second Sight International Film Festival accepts both domestic and international features and shorts (narratives, documentaries, animated works) from every genre.

Our expert jury will watch, review, and rate the submitting film through private screenings.

Every submitter can enter multiple categories to increase their probability to win multiple awards!

Every Official Selection, Finalist, and Winner will receive our Official Festiva Laurels
Second Sight International Film Festiva Winners will receive a free digital certificate (in PDF)
Trophies are available for additional fees.

Winners have access to our streaming networks, events, promotions, marketing, and media partnerships.

All entry fees are non-refundable.

Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted. A separate submission and a separate entry fee must accompany each entry.

All films that are not in English must have English language subtitles.

If the film will win an award we will offer it a space on our Second Sight International Film Festival website. If permission to screen the whole film can not be obtained, at least the trailer should be sent to us.

Submissions are accepted only via our FilmFreeway site.

Submissions received without an online screener will not be accepted.

No postal submissions will be accepted.

By submitting your project to Second Sight International Film Festival you confirm that you own the rights to the work submitted. Participants' films must follow Legal, Consent, and Copyright laws and for music, footage, talent, or any other form of material used in their films.

All the nominations and award winners will be listed on our website.

Winners will be announced at our official award ceremony on
Sunday, December 18. 2022, at 7:00 PM 

Holiday Inn Express Conference Center 
130 LOBLOLLY LANE
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA 32526