We are a digital-first creative services firm located in Cleveland, Ohio. We provide award-winning web, mobile and app design and development, touch screen interactives, digital marketing, branding and creative services for arts & culture and nonprofits. We help our clients tell their story, drive engagement, convert leads, and increase ticket sales and donations. Our core clients include museums, parks and zoos, performing arts, education, health and wellness groups, shelters and crisis services, community development and public arts collaboratives.

Cleveland International Film Festival
Cleveland International Film Festival

Website Design and Development, CMS + CRM, Alexa Skill, Mobile App

Cleveland International Film Festival

This website for the Cleveland International Film Festival includes one of the most dynamic and useable festival schedules on the web, as well as ticket sales, members-only content, in-line movie trailers, related media and real-time social media stream. The content is dynamic and the content management system is tailored especially for the unique needs of the festival, including an integrated, point-of-sale barcode scanner system. The site automatically switches to different modes to display targeted content before, during and after the festival. CIFF staff can manage their content quickly with our easy and powerful CMS. Our integrated CRM empowers CIFF to manage and track their patron relations.

We also developed an Alexa Skill for the Cleveland International Film Festival that enables users of the Amazon Echo family of products to request film synopses, film times, categories, and general festival information using only their voice. The first Alexa Skill for any multi-day festival (film or otherwise) in the United States, it allows users to ask questions about the Cleveland International Film Festival such as "What films are playing on April 8th?".

In addition, we created an iPhone/Android app to allows film-goers to easily search films by title, category, program, or day. Film details, images, trailers, and up-to-the-minute screening information are available in real-time, along with theater locations and more.


  • Website Design + Development
  • CMS, CRM
  • Alexa Skill Development
  • Mobile App Development
  • Information Strategy
  • Social Media Integration
  • Email Marketing
  • eCommerce
  • Digital Marketing + Advertising
  • Branding + Identity + Print
  • Visual Design
  • Creative + Art Direction
  • CRM


  • Most User Friendly Website (Staff Pick), Scene Magazine
  • Davey Award

"FORM's presence is like carrying an umbrella so it doesn’t rain. Working with FORM is the only way you will get the most amazing web site imaginable, while having fun along the way."

– Marcie Goodman, Executive Director, Cleveland International Film Festival


Photo: David G. Kanzeg

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~ The Force is strong with this one. ~ ...Well we can’t believe it’s already time to wish a happy 8th-year Anniversary to our design genius, Joshua. We couldn’t have grown into what and who we are without your hard work, mad talent, and happy ways, Josh. THANK YOU! Photo: When you work together as long as we have, you share a lot of life moments... Pictured here is Josh with some of the FORMies on the day he bought his first home.

7:37 PM - 15 Dec 18 via Facebook

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