Submit Your film!

The Film Festival embraces emerging and experienced filmmakers alike and is a place for critique and discourse.  We thrive to bring attention to creative individuals in the mid-west and the rest of the United States.  We accept films spanning multiple genres and themes, while also creating a platform for artists to elevate their work.  Please read the rules prior to submission.


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Submission Schedule

Opening Date:                  December 30

Regular Deadline:            February 5 - CLOSED

Notification Date:            March 6

Event Date:                       April 6, 7, 8


Rules & Terms

Genres accepted: Animation, Experimental, Documentary, Narrative, Local, Student

Pre-Screening online only. No DVD's.

Run Time 40 minutes or less for shorts, Over 40 minutes for features (we are only accepting 1 feature in each category).

Foreign language films must have subtitles.

Exhibition/Screening formats: Digital files only (mov or h.264) 

A single filmmaker may submit multiple films.

All submission fees are non-refundable.

Submitted films must be finished.