2022 Short. Sweet. Film Fest.

23febAll Day272022 Short. Sweet. Film Fest.

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The Short. Sweet. Film Fest. strives to showcase the best local, national, and international films from up-and-coming filmmakers.

The Short. Sweet. Film Fest strives to showcase up and coming filmmakers at the local, national and international levels who strive to advance the art of film.
In today’s film climate it is hard to showcase short films. Many festivals focus on features and it seems like this art of shorts is dwindling to silly videos about kittens on the internet. Even though we love kittens (who doesn’t?) here at the Short. Sweet. Film Fest., we love short films more.
With ten festivals under our belt, our goal for our 11th annual film festival is to showcase films under 40 minutes to the growing art scene in the greater Cleveland area and highlight the works of student to veteran filmmakers across the country.
Students should submit to the short student film category to receive a significant discount off of the submission fee.
We are looking for the best short films locally, nationally, and internationally. So send them our way!
Our festival will take place in the Alex Theater at the Metropolitan at the 9 hotel in the heart of downtown Cleveland. Filmmakers and patrons can stay at the hotel at a discounted rate and enjoy food and beverages throughout the festival.


february 23 (Wednesday) - 27 (Sunday)


Alex Theater

2017 E 9th St


Short. Sweet. Film Fest.

Cleveland's Largest Shorts-Only Festival

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Alex Theater2017 E 9th StModern, intimate theater with plush seats featuring concerts, cabarets & televised sporting events.