Welcome, we invite you to participate in our celebration of films.

Due to a hurricane last October, our festival dates for 2016 were postponed. All selections have been made.

The festival dates for the 4th Annual World Arts Film Festival have been rescheduled to May 3-5, 2017


Good Luck to all the Filmmakers!

Our next season will open for submissions on May 8, 2017.

The World Arts Film Festival highlights the creativity of established filmmakers to first-time directors of all ages and all abilities. Entries must be short films no longer than 20 minutes. Submissions are welcome from any filmmaker wanting to create, inspire and share their work worldwide. All entries must be in one of the following categories:

• Narrative
• Documentary
• Animation
• Experimental
• New Media (includes Music Videos, Public Service, Mobile Films)
• Student

More information and descriptions of each category can be found on the festival’s submission page at Film Freeway or Withoutabox:



General Rules, Terms and Conditions are fully outlined on the Film Freeway* website.



General Rules, Terms and Conditions are fully outlined on the Withoutabox* website.


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*Film Freeway logos are trademarks of Film Freeway, Inc. or its affiliates.

*Withoutabox logos are trademarks of Withoutabox, a DBA of, Inc. or its affiliates.


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