Filmmakers, mark your calendars and ready your submissions! This year’s Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival will be held at the Premiere Theaters Oaks Stadium 10 in Melbourne, Florida on October 17, 18, and 19. Tell your friends and family to reserve those dates and stay tuned for more information in the coming months.
The submission window opens February 4, 2019 on FilmFreeway. Early Submission fees are only $10 in all categories. Fees increase to $20 per entry March 10, during the Regular Submission window and again for the Late Submissions ($30) beginning on June 3rd, and running until the final deadline on July 4, 2019.
The festival is primarily for short films, under 25 minutes, with exceptions*. Categories include Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, Documentary, Music Video, Animation, Action, Suspense, and the “Tie Up Loose Ends Contest”. Productions that would be rated more restrictively than “R” will not be selected by the MIFF. All rules and submission information can be found on the SUBMISSIONS PAGE.
*Feature length narrative and/or documentary films will be accepted through special arrangement only.