The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
What is the difference between the GET SHORTY LIVE program and the GET SHORTY WEEKEND program?
GET SHORTY LIVE is a live streaming event taking place on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 7:00-9:30 PM ET. Attendees vote in real time using their mobile phones via text-to-vote for each film in the Get Shorty program to help CIFF programmers determine some of the short films that will be included in the CIFF45 Streams Program (to be released on clevelandfilm.org on Friday, March 12, 2021 @ 11:00 AM ET). The voting results and the attendee favorites will be announced live at the conclusion of the event by CIFF’s Shorts Programming Manager, Paul Sloop.
GET SHORTY WEEKEND allows viewers to stream all of the short films shown during the GET SHORTY LIVE event but without the option for viewers to cast votes. Ticket holders can stream anytime from 11:00 AM ET on Saturday, February 27, 2021 through 11:59 PM ET on Sunday, February 28, 2021 via the CIFF Streams platform.