4th Annual Film Festival is October 11th, 2014
The 4th Annual McMinnville Short Film Festival (MSFF) will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the McMinnville Cinema in McMinnville, OR. This festival is open to
amateur and professional filmmakers alike. The goal of the MSFF is to provide a venue where short 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.
We are pleased to announce that the MSFF is a fundraiser for the Sunrise Rotary Foundation of McMinnville, and all entry fees and sponsorships are tax deductible.
Sunrise Rotary will use the funds to promote their mission to make our community and world a better place in which to live! (Oregon Public Benefit Corporation Registry Number 614827-83)
The deadline to enter a film is September 15th, 2014.
EARLY BIRD OFFER - Films submitted by August 15, 2014, receive the Early Bird offer of $30 per film! Films submitted after August 15th will be $35 per film. No limit to the number of films a filmmaker can submit.
This year we will offer roundtable sessions for filmmakers and the general public who enter a film or purchase an admission. (The filmmaker entry fee automatically includes admission to the festival screening event AND to all of the roundtables.)
Sign up here if you are interested in becoming a Festival Sponsor!
Laugh and Learn — Everything you wanted to know about MSFF 2014, in just 2 minutes:
From the winner of the 2013 Emerging Artist Award:
"My Winning the Emerging Artist award at the 2013 festival was the impetus for my entering my film, Jesse and the Fountain of Youth,
in multiple film festivals over the next year. McMinnville is not only special to me because of the award but also because I won as a 50-year-old
first time filmmaker. Before entering McMinnville, I had someone from the industry tell me that my film should be scrapped and that the subject matter
made the film boring and not worth watching. It is a good thing that I did not heed his advice.
Jesse and the Fountain of Youth has been screened at 8 film festivals including an upcoming Oscar Qualifying Festival in Rhode Island.
The film won "Best Short Film" at the 2014 Idyllwild International Film Festival. Having been a winner at the McMinnville Festival has afforded me
the ability to list myself as an award-winning documentary filmmaker, words that have served me well in this industry. A girl never forgets where and
when she won her first award for being a filmmaker. I feel the bonus of this experience was coming in contact with Dan and Nancy Morrow as well as getting
to know Larry Strober. I plan to submit my short films to the McMinnville Festival whenever possible."
-Tracey Anarella (Brooklyn, NY)
Video testimonials from industry professionals:
Inventor Tim Jenison, Founder of NewTek, and star of the documentary film "Tim's Vermeer"
Actress Rena Strober, Broadway, television & screen performer, and star of the film "Waiting in the Wings: The Musical"
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if you have questions or you are interested in being a sponsor!