The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
While things may look a bit different this year, one thing remains the same - it is time to GET SHORTY! Sponsored by Huntington, this one-of-a-kind audience favorite event offers you the opportunity to have a say in which shorts will screen at CIFF45 Streams!
This year we’re excited to present two ways you can take part:
If you have what it takes to help program a film festival, join us Friday, February 26th begining at 7:00 PM ET for our LIVE Get Shorty event.
Here’s how it works: while in your comfiest clothes and with your favorite snacks, beverages, and mobile phones at your fingertips, we will meet online to put our programming skills to work. A handful of shorts will be presented, and at the conclusion of each film you will be prompted to text your vote. At the end of the evening, we will have a live announcement of how the films scored, helping us to program this year’s line-up of shorts!
GET SHORTY LIVE is a ticketed special event, passholder members will need to purchase an additoinal ticket to attend. Tickets are $18 for CIFF members and $20 for non-members. If you are a CIFF member be sure to log in to receive 10% off the ticket price!
If you can’t join us on Friday to cast your vote and help us program CIFF45 Streams, you can still view the program and the announcement of winners! We will have the pre-recorded program available for streaming from Saturday, February 27th at 11:00 AM ET to Sunday, February 28th at 11:59 PM ET.
Here’s how it works: you’ll still want to be in your comfiest clothes and have your favorite snacks and beverages at your fingertips. Once you have your sofa cinema set up, meet us online where we will have this year’s Get Shorty program and winner announcement ready for you to view.
GET SHORTY WEEKEND is a ticketed special event, passholder members will need to purchase an additoinal ticket to the program. Tickets are $9 for CIFF members and $10 for non-members. If you are a CIFF member be sure to log in to receive 10% off the ticket price!
Regardless of which Get Shorty you choose, you don’t want to miss out on being part of this uniquely CIFF event. Don’t delay – purchase your tickets today!
These films are not rated and subject matter varies.