All filmmakers, of any race, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion, age, physical limitations, immigration status or economic status are encouraged to submit qualifying work.

The Midwest Independent Film Festival considers all submitted work equally on a basic of both technical and artistic merits.

The Midwest Film Festival accepts submissions for consideration via FilmFreeway.

submission deadlines

February 8, 2020

Comedy Shorts

March 22, 2020

Female Filmmaker Shorts

May 16, 2020

Union Passion Project Shorts 


August 24, 2020

Advertising Community Shorts

October 2, 2020

Music Videos & Music Shorts

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