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Clean Shorts Film Festival

Clean Shorts Film Festival is an excellent opportunity for independent filmmakers to screen their films to a welcoming audience in a hospitable environment on the campus of Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center, nestled in the wooded rural area of Choctaw, Oklahoma.

Clean Shorts is established for filmmakers who are open to producing films that are appropriate for a wide array of audiences, and rewards those whose creativity excels in various categories.

Clean Shorts thrives to create a climate that nurtures filmmaker networking and camaraderie with the added excitement of competition. Our goal is to stimulate the passion of veteran and aspiring filmmakers bringing them together to expand the growth of the independent film industry.

The 2nd Annual Clean Shorts Film Festival will take place April 1-2, 2016, with two screening venues, on the campus of Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center in Choctaw, Oklahoma.

Of course short films are our specialty, but we will screen the award winning feature film, SKID, which will include a filmmaker panel featuring cast and crew, Saturday Night, at 7PM, with the awards show to follow!

Veiw the Trailer Here: SKID

The Closing Night Festivities will conclude with an Awards Presentation, in which top films will receive accolades in several categories, including Student Films and Music Videos.

Do not miss what is sure to be one of the coolest, filmmaker-oriented festivals on the circuit!


All genres will be accepted for entry with the exception of adult subject matter.

All films accepted will meet the festival guidelines, which is based on the motion picture rating system, PG rating, with strict adherence to the following:

Films should be appropriate for all audiences.

Official Selections will be based on adherence to the Clean Shorts Film Festival Guidelines, Judges Scoring Process, and the discretion of the Clean Shorts Film Festival Organizing Committee.

Clean Shorts Film Festival encourages filmmaker's to submit family oriented films. All genres will be accepted, including but not limited to Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Animation, etc.

Many customized awards including student film awards, and music video awards will be presented to filmmakers during the Awards Program on the closing night of our festival.

Alumni Films


Entry & Screening materials will not be returned unless paid shipping is provided.
Entries may be submitted in the following formats: DVD, Data DVD, Blu-Ray, USB drive or digital transfer.
Entry fees must be in U.S. Dollars and received in form of U.S. Bank Check or Money Order.
Online payments are also accepted through Filmfreeway.com.
Entry fees are non-negotiable and non-refundable.

All entries selected for screening receive two (2) event passes in addition to other benefits.
Clean Shorts Film Festival does not accept pornography, gore or vulgarity.
Accepted entries will be requested to provide additional materials including Digital Poster, Filmmaker-Director Bio, High Resolution Color stills, and a Cast/Credit information sheet.
Clean Shorts will contact applicants at various times regarding their film, thus an e-mail address is required.
Screening dates, times and number of screenings is at the sole discretion of the festival programmer.

By digitally signing and submitting an entry, submitter expressly agrees to be bound by the terms of the official rules and regulations including but not limited to release of their submission. Additionally, submitter expressly states that he/she/they have the authority to waive any interest, right, or claim of any other party may have with regard to their interest in the submission. Further, submitter expressly agrees to defend and hold Clean Shorts Film Festival harmless from any claim arising out the use or release of the submission.


Clean Shorts Film Festival 2016
Official Selections

A Matter of Principle

A New Vision

A Pinch of Salt

A Splendid Affair

A Walk in the Park

All There Is

Alma Avira

Almost Mine

Atomic Retro Customs

Be Persistent

Boarding The Ark

Brighter Every Day

Bunee: The Boy From Constanța


Circus Nowhere

Cold Winter's Night

Cosmic Kiosk


Crouching Lion Hidden Treasure

Dancing with Gene Kelly

Deadly Drive-In Disaster

Deepest Violet

Deer Lord

Dex Davis: Child of God


Dude in the Desert

Dude in the Headlights


Employee of the Day

Fade In:

Feeling Wanted

For The Next Lives

Getting Ready For The Day

Girls Don't Cry Wolf


Handle With Care

Harmony (Shorty Short)

Harmony (XL Short)

Heroes of the Realm

House Mother

I Lost My Dream

I've just had a dream

In It to Win It

In Memory

Island Of Magic

J.C. Hopper Custom Menswear

Keep it Clean

Last Broadcast

Leonid in Space

Live A Little

Movie Magic

Name Drop

Noir Prefers the Shadows

North Coast 500


Only Wanna Party

Poop on Poverty

Prank Invaders



Promise Me


Ready In 10


Revolutionary Rabbit



Sarah's Friend

Sleeping Wonder

Spark & Kiln

Special Delivery

Step One

Tears of Harmony

The Bra'd Squad

The Dimension Within

The girl with the red balloons

The Grid

The Home

The Journey

The List

The Most Beautiful Thing I Have Ever Seen

The Prodigy

The Surface

The Watch

To Oh Seven



Two Landscapes

Who You Are

Yelpy: Feel It

You've got to be Kidding

Clean Shorts Award Nominees

Best Shorty Short:

  • The Watch
  • Two Landscapes
  • Name Drop
  • Dude In Headlights
  • The Girl With The Red Balloons
  • Best Short:

  • Dispatch
  • You've Got To Be Kidding
  • Crouching Lion Hidden Treasure
  • Deer Lord
  • Promise Me
  • Best XL Short:

  • Roses
  • In Memory
  • Tears of Harmony
  • The Surface
  • House Mother
  • Best Student Short:

  • You've Got To Be Kidding
  • The Watch
  • Harmony (XL Short)
  • Step One
  • Bunee: The Boy From Constanta
  • Best Documentary:

  • Feeling Wanted
  • Bunee: The Boy From Constanta
  • I Lost My Dream
  • Poop on Poverty
  • Island of Magic
  • Best Animated Short:

  • Eggventure
  • Leonid in Space
  • Deadly Drive in Disaster
  • Boarding the Ark
  • The Journey
  • Best Music Videos:

  • Brighter Every Day
  • Girl's Don't Cry Wolf
  • For The Next Lives
  • Only Wanna Party
  • Feel It
  • Best Foreign Short:

  • All There Is
  • A Splendid Affair
  • Circus Nowhere
  • Sleeping Wonder
  • I've Just Had A Dream
  • Best Oklahoma Short:

  • Crouching Lion Hidden Treasure
  • Movie Magic
  • Deer Lord
  • The Bra'd Squad
  • Bunee: The Boy From Constanta
  • Audience Choice:

  • Voted on by CSFF Attendees
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