Canton Film Fest

Engage 100 artists and their films.

Canton Film strives to recognize and support the often-overlooked creative community of Northeast Ohio by providing educational resources, networking, and opportunities to showcase the work of independent artists and filmmakers.

2019 Film Submissions Are Closed

Our lineup of short films will be announced on February 28, 2019.

This year the Canton Film Fest will screen exclusively short films. Audiences will vote for a winner in each block of the festival and filmmakers will receive a $200 cash award. Our festival aims to build long-term relationships between filmmakers and audiences. We are excited to find out which filmmakers we will have the pleasure of hosting here from April 26 - 28.