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6th Annual MSFF: Official Selections Coming Soon

The McMinnville Short Film Festival continues to grow! The 6th Annual MSFF is expanding to a 2-day event to be held on Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2, 2016.

Call for entries deadline has passed, but Official Selections will be announced soon!

This festival is open to amateur and professional filmmakers alike. The goal of the MSFF is to provide a venue where short-film filmmakers can have their films viewed by an audience and to provide a networking opportunity to filmmakers in order to learn and share with each other.

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David Allen Cress

Keynote Speaker David Allen Cress

Filmmaker and Producer David Allen Cress will be the keynote speaker at this year’s McMinnville Short Film Festival on Sunday, October 2! The keynote will take place during the awards dinner/presentation after the final showing of films.

David Cress is an optimist and an award-winning media producer who has worked in all genres of filmaking. He is currently producing the 6th season of Portlandia, the Emmy-nominated and Peabody-honored show. This past year David was nominated, along with his producing partners, for Best Comedy Emmy. Before Portlandia, David was executive producer on Gus Van Sant’s feature film Restless. He also produced Van Sant’s American Spirit Award nominated Paranoid Park.

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Dustin Morrow

Successful Crowdfunding for Indie Filmmakers

Join us on Sunday, October 2nd for this workshop conducted by Portland State University Associate Professor Dustin Morrow and Sour Apple Productions’ principal, Tara L Johnson-Medinger.

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Become a Member. New in 2016.

We are now offering the chance to purchase Festival Memberships. A great way to support the festival and get great benefits, signup today!

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Festival Sponsors

The Gallery at Ten Oaks WillaKenzie Estate Chemeketa Community College Linfield College The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde