DEADLINE: Submissions for Cinema Verde International Environmental Film & Arts Festival

Event Date: 
October 17, 2023

Since 2010, Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival in Gainesville, FL has hosted a multidisciplinary program of film, music, visual arts exhibitions, workshops, and public forums focused on broad themes related to the environment and cultural and economic sustainability.

The goal of the Festival, which is directed by SEJ member Trish Riley, is to provide environmental education to the public through film, arts, workshops, events, tours and any other forum or media; to increase public awareness of environmental practices that enhance public health and improve quality of life in urban, suburban and rural settings.

An integral part of the festival is a film competition with categories for professionals and students – high school and college.

The 15th Annual Cinema Verde Environmental Film Festival will be held Apr 20-22, 2024 in Gainesville.

Submit your film for the next Festival:

Earlybird deadline: May 27, 2023
Regular deadline: Aug 27, 2023
Late deadline: Oct 17, 2023

Submission portals. Entry fees vary by category and deadline.

For more information, please contact SEJ member Trish Riley, Cinema Verde’s founder and director,; 352-327-3560.


Event Details

Gainesville, FL
Contact Name: 
Trish Riley
Contact Email:
Cinema Verde