Monthly Festival Also Names the Latest Filmmaker to Watch as it Continues a Tradition of Discovering the Best Short Films and Filmmakers in The World

(Canton, NY—July 16, 2018) St. Lawrence International Film Festival has announced its official selections for July 2018 via its SLIFF Online format.

Establishing itself as a leader among online short film competitions, SLIFF Online proudly presents four diverse short format works at , including:

  • Webseries “ZBurg,” (9:29) USA – Dir. Mark Valley
  • Webseries “Lienzo en Blanco,” (28:00) SLV – Dir. Leslie Ortiz and Gabriela Cruz
  • Narrative “Red is Dead” (9:46) UK – Dir. Robyn Keetley
  • Narrative “Day Off” (11:00) GER – Dir. Alex Griffith

Additionally, SLIFF Online has named its Winner from June’s Official Selections: Director Max Romey is the festival’s Filmmaker to Watch for his documentary “How NOT to Capture the Grand Canyon.”

All of the announced projects can be viewed at

Online screenings begin the first of each month and run until the last day of the month. Rolling submissions for subsequent months open the first day of each month. Filmmakers can submit at or link to the submission site through the Festival website

Official Selections receive promotional laurels, promotion to the Festival’s database and on social media. Winning projects each month will be featured on the Festival’s Filmmakers to Watch page for the year, receive prizes from partners such as filmmaker networking platforms and and are promoted to the Festival’s curated list of entertainment industry influencers.

ABOUT St. Lawrence International Film Festival

The 2018 St. Lawrence International Film Festival (SLIFF Online) seeks to provide filmmakers of short-format works exposure to a global audience and a highly curated list of entertainment industry decision-makers and influencers on a monthly basis. You can follow the Festival on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @stlawrencefilm.