Submissions OPEN - for 2020 Event

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Send All Submissions to:
Rincon International Film Festival
424 E. Central Blvd. # 170
Orlando, Florida 32801

Final Deadline for Submissions:  Postmark by:
Feb. 1, 2017

Final Notifications sent by: March 1, 2017


Submissions Information

Submissions are open to All Films including:  Feature Length (more than 50 minutes) Fiction Film and Documentaries.   Short Films (under 50 minutes), music videos, International films, student films, surf films, and animation films from around the world.

We are in special need of comedy shorts, horror/fright night shorts, and surfing films.   All films are screened in English or with English subtitles.   All Spanish Language films submitted should have English subtitles by screening date.

Submission DVDs will not be returned.  Final Production on films must be completed after
January 1, 2018 to qualify.  Earlier productions will not be considered.  

WE ARE ALSO ALWAYS LOOKING FOR Great Surfing Films, Comedy Films, and Horror Films.

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 RIFF prides itself on treating our filmmakers like royalty when they arrive in Puerto Rico. We feel that rewarding filmmakers with cash awards and prizes is of  great importance. In 2018, we will be offering thousands of dollars in cash awards and prizes.

Categories for Awards

Best of the Festival - All Categories
Best Feature Film
Best Documentary Film
Best Short Film
Best Animation
Best Student Film
Best Music Video
Best Comedy Film
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Foreign Film*
  (*Non US/Puerto Rico)
Best Spanish Language Film
Directors Choice Awards in All Categories

Audience Choice (A.C.)
Best Feature (A.C.)
Best Documentary (A.C.)
Best Short Film (A.C.)

(To qualify film must have filmmaker or subject material related to Puerto Rico)

Best Feature Film (P.R.)
Best Documentary Film (P.R.)
Best Short Film (P.R.)
Best Animation (P.R.)
Best Student Film (P.R.)

RIFF is proud to be sponsoring the very first 48 Hour Film Challenge in

PUERTO RICO.  San Juan - November 2020


The 48 Hour Film Project is an International Challenge in over 100 cities around the world.   


Filmmaker teams compete by making a film in under 48 hours.   


InternationalWinners screen at Cannes.

Submissions CLOSED
  We are interested in seeing Short Films, Feature Films, Surfing Films, Comedies, horror films, music videos & more.....


Submissions closed May 2020.


NOTIFICATIONS will be sent by:

Jult 6th, 2020

Puerto Rico is a US Territory &
US Citizens do not need their Passports.


Please contact us with any comments, questions, or suggestions.