A Film Festival with only high-caliber Indie Short and Feature Films!

This festival is intended to showcase high-quality, contemporary films produced not only in the Tampa Bay FL region, but worldwide.

The festival is held quarterly, with the second event date to be held Thursday, February 18th, noon to 10PM.

The Festival Encourages Filmmakers to Join the Tampa Bay Motion Picture Industry Professionals FaceBook Group:


and to follow the Festival's Official Twitter Account: https://twitter.com/tbmpip

The festival will be attended by industry professionals, students, fans and friends, and is an excellent place to network.

If any filmmakers plan to attend, please contact the fest and let us know.

Filmmakers, please make your film submission readily available for download on FilmFreeway in an MP4 format of 2 GB or under, preferably. If we have to contact you for the download, your entry may not make it in to the festival in time to screen it.

The festival is free to filmmakers who have a film screening, and they can bring up to one guest.

Our 2nd Season ends February 2021. The Festival is accepting feature film submissions, however the features may screen online instead of at the festival.

Limited Seating Availability - Buy Your Tickets Early! https://www.tbmpip.com/tickets

We are then instructed to not congregate in the hotel lobby, but we may continue the networking in the same plaza at the Holiday Inn Express at the restaurant next door.

Masks are mandatory - Masks are supplied at the door while supplies last.

Any additional guests are $5 a head at the door.

A "Best of Show" Award Certificate will be sent to the Best Overall Film as decided by the audience members in attendance

No Restrictions on Content. Filmmakers need not be a member of the Tampa Bay Motion Picture Industry Professionals Networking Group to submit.

Overall Rating
  • Our film "Death Offers Life - last moments of Vincent Van Gogh" got official selection which is a great encouragement for us.

    November 2020