Duration & Categories
Approx. 7 to 10 short films up to 20 minutes long
(Total running time: approx. 90 min)
followed by 30 Min of Q&A and Awards for Filmmakers.
SSSF will shortlist the films from the following categories of any genre.
[No violence or sex scenes. Action is OK, but please, no vulgarity]
-Tampa Bay Local film
-Film by women filmmakers
-Film by ethnic filmmakers
-Film for Premier
-First time filmmakers
-Film in any Foreign language
-Film by Kids / High school students
The films must be in 1080p or higher resolution in quicktime (.mov or .mp4)
and should be submitted via any downloadable link (Dropbox or Vimeo etc.) sent to
SSSF doesn't accept DCP or any discs - DVD or BluRay.
Though the video Files in DATA Disc or USB can be sent through post to SSSF office address.
The filmmakers are free to submit multiple films as long as they own
or have all the rights to the film(s). SSSF doesn’t ask for or hold any liability
or responsibility of any kind for any copyright Infringements.
Final list of the selected films will be announced and
Filmmakers will be notified around a month ahead of the Screening Date.
$20 for running time 1 - 10 minutes;
$30 for running time 11 - 15 minutes; and
$40 for running time 16 - 20 minutes.
The submission fee is non refundable in case of non-selection
for any reason such as non-suitable contents or poor video/audio quality, etc.
after final decision taken by SSSF team
Awards & Offers
SSSF will have rights on final selection of films and their showtimes.
At the end of each show the audience will vote for their favorite films.
The film with maximum votes will get
"SSSF Audience Choice Award"