We will be welcoming submissions for the 2018 Festival beginning in October 2017.

Congratulations to the 2017 winners:

Peoples Choice:“The Pickle Recipe” director – Michael Manasseri, writer – Sheldon Cohn
Best Student Film: “OSCURO” – director, Yolanda Baez Oyola
Best Local Film: “My Friend Raymond” – director, Frank X. Panico
Best Short Film: TIE:
“Perception” – director Andy Cruz
“Things We Don’t Know” – executive producer, Kyle B. Thompson
Best Documentary: “Between Worlds” – filmmaker, Brad Kremer

Best Feature: TIE:
“The Earth Is Flat” – director, Sam Wickey
“South Dakota” – director, Bruce Isaacson
Rising Star Award AND Best Actor Award: Tessa Thompson from “South Dakota”
Star Achievement Award: Alyn Darnay, filmmaker, director and producer
Most Inspirational – Raymond Battey, “My Friend Raymond”

See You at Movies next year, April 25-29, 2018

2017 Commemorative Goods For Sale (Includes Shipping):

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2017 Commemorative Shirts (White)

2017 Commemorative “Crew” Shirts (Green)

2017 Commemorative Poster

$3.00 USD

Film Festival Hats

$15.00 USD

2017 Program Guide (Click to View)

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Who We Are

The Fort Myers Beach Film Festival is back for its 11th year, attracting independent film fans, filmmakers, and distributors to spend five fabulous days and nights on the Gulf beaches of Fort Myers Beach, Florida.

Attendees come from all over the world to exchange ideas, make new contacts, and enjoy some compelling and interesting films encompassing a wide range of tastes.

This year’s festival runs from April 26 – 30 with events for all ages.

We hope to See You at the Movies!

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