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6th Annual MSFF: Call For Entries

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 is now open! Click below to get started with your submission.

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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2015 Festival Summary

The 5th Annual McMinnville Short Film Festival was held October 3, 2015, at the McMinnville Cinema in McMinnville, OR, with all proceeds benefitting the work of the McMinnville Sunrise Rotary Foundation.

See the complete list of Winners and Official Selections.

A huge THANK YOU to all the filmmakers, presenters and supporters who made this year's event our best yet!


Become a Member. New in 2016.

This is the first year that we'll be offering the chance to purchase Festival Memberships. Stay tuned for details on how to become one of our founding Members!

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