Michigan Film Festival 2010 – 10 Minute Film Competition in Grand Rapids

Accepting Submissions for the MFF Competition

Michigan Film Festival

The Michigan Film Festival is accepting submissions for new work produced specifically for this festival in the MFF Competition. Submissions will be judged on overall effectiveness and the filmmaking skills exhibited.

The deadline is Oct. 2 with drop-off locations available at GRAM and UICA, two of the host venues. The winners will be announced at the 2nd annual Michigan Film Festival, to be held Nov. 12-14 in downtown Grand Rapids.


In the general/college student category, prizes of $1,000 and $500 will be awarded, with the possibility of added prizes.  Younger students have the opportunity to win $200 and other prizes.

Entry Fee:

Entry fees are $40 per film submission for adults/college students and $20 for those still in high school or younger.

About the Michigan Film Festival

The mission of the Michigan Film Festival is to promote the Michigan perspective in film along with the Michigan filmmaking community by sustaining an event that includes educational workshops, panel discussions and lectures; exhibition venues displaying recently crafted Michigan-made works; and partnerships between local entities involved in supporting the Michigan film industry.

Venue Locations:

The Michigan Film Festival (MFF) will be held in downtown Grand Rapids, hosted at the partner locations of Grand Rapids Art Museum and Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.

Urban Institute for Contemporary
41 Sheldon Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 454-7000

Grand Rapids Art Museum
101 Monroe Ctr NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 454-7000

How to Submit a Film:

For more information or to submit a film visit www.michiganfilmfest.org.

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