Strawberry Film Festival 2024

March 1, 2024 2ndUnit

Strawberry Film Festival 2024

What is the Strawberry Film Festival?

The Strawberry Film Festival is the perfect family-friendly event to celebrate the best of filmmakers of all ages in Vista. Experience Films that embrace the local scene, watch exciting stunt demonstrations, and experience green screen compositing. Hosted by The Film Hub in conjunction with The Vista Chamber of Commerce’s Strawberry Festival, this event is meant to inspire the next generation of creatives

May 26th, 2024 at The Film Hub 170 Eucalyptus Ave. Vista, CA

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Scheduled Events from 12:30pm -3:30pm:

  • Film Screenings
  • Green screen interactive experience
  • Red Carpet Photo Op
  • Movie Stunt Performances
  • Winners Announced at Strawberry Main Stage at 4:00pm

Theme for 2024: Decades! Take us back in time from the 1910s-1990s. Party like it’s not yet 1999!

Award categories:

  • Narrative
  • Documentary
  • Audience choice

Due dates and rates:

Early Bird: Until April 26th: $25

Standard: April 27th-May 19th: $35

Category Prizes:

The Film Hub will award a $500 gift card toward using their professional film stages for the Narrative and Documentary categories. A cash Prize of $250 will go to the audience choice award.

Requirements for submission:

  • Max film length:10 minutes

  • File type: mp4 or H.264

  • Max file size: 4GB

  • Aspect ratio preserved: 16:9 maximum

  • video height of 1080 pixels or higher

  • Only the finished version of your film can be submitted, no rough cuts.

  • Rating: G or PG for all audiences

  • At the Strawberry Film Festival, our goal is to present inspiring, heartwarming, and uplifting content for the families who come to view them. Therefore, entries promoting commercial businesses, political views, or products may be disqualified.

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Do we have to follow that theme?

The theme template we’ve provided is intended to inspire you. Don’t feel tied down to it! Following the theme is not mandatory to be eligible for the film festival.

Multiple Entries? 

Yes, We accept up to two entries from the same person but one must be a narrative and documentary.

Will we enforce Copyright/ Trademarks?

Yes, before submitting a project, ensure all trademarked and copyrighted materials have proper licensing or permission. The responsibility lies with the project owner to clear materials, including music and images, to avoid legal issues. Accepted projects must confirm no trademark or copyright violations.

Do I need to meet a minimum age requirement in order to submit a project?

We encourage all ages to participate in the Strawberry Film Festival.

Is my project eligible if it has aired on television or digital/streaming services? 

No, However, If the version you want to submit differs significantly from the one broadcast or streamed, then you can submit it.


If the content of a project has significantly changed since the previous submission, it may be considered for festivals. The Strawberry Film Festival has the authority to decide if changes are substantial. Submission fees may not be refunded if Film is not accepted.

Do we allow films that have been released already to other film festivals? 

Yes, we accept films that have already been released at other film festivals.

What if my contact information or anything else about my submission changes?

You can reach out to one of our staff at

Who is judging?

The judges for the Strawberry Film Festival are meticulously selected from among accomplished professionals in the film and media industry.

When will I find out whether or not my project was selected? 

Our staff will be emailing contestants by Wednesday the 23rd, 2024.

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