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Years running: 57 (since 1962)

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

International Film Festival in Minneapolis.

About

Over it's three-week run, the Festival will exhibit some 300 narrative, documentary, and short films to an anticipated audience of more than 40 000. For more than three decades, the MSP International Film Festival has continued to present a distinctly diverse and imaginative lineup of the very best of local, national, and international independent cinema.

Awards

Jury awards: 

  • Emerging Filmmaker - $2500 Cash Prize 
  • Documentary Feature - $2500 Cash Prize 
  • Spotlight Competition - $2500 Cash Prize 
  • Minnesota Made Narrative Feature - $1250 Cash Prize 
  • Minnesota Made Documentary Feature - $1250 Cash Prize 
  • Narrative Short - $500 Cash Prize 
  • Documentary Short - $500 Cash Prize

Audience awards: 

  • Narrative Feature 
  • Documentary Feature 
  • Minnesota Made Narrative Feature 
  • Minnesota Made Documentary Feature 
  • Narrative Short 
  • Documentary Short

Rules

  • Films completed after January 1, 2017 are eligible for consideration.
  • Minnesota Premieres are required of all submissions.
  • Submissions must not have been broadcast or televised regionally.
  • Feature-length submissions must not be publicly available in their entirety online prior to their date of exhibition in the Festival.
  • Short films may be available online. However, this will be taken into consideration for selection and films available online are not eligible for juried competition.
  • Films that have been submitted for consideration in previous years are eligible for submission for 2018 Festival consideration only if they have undergone extensive changes and reapply as a new submission.

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Completed Submissions Form (online).
  • Pay entry fees;
  • Submissions must include an online screener (Vimeo preferred). 

Screening Media Type:  DCP (8mm and 16mm for Experimental)

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

Regional premiere required.

Documents

Place

United States
Minneapolis

Official website

mspfilm.org

Contacts

Address:
125 SE Main Street
Suite 341
Minneapolis MN 55414
U S A

Phone: 612-331-7563

Email:
submissions@mspfilm.org

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    August 11, 2017
  • Earlybird Deadline
    September 15, 2017
  • Regular Deadline
    October 15, 2017
  • Late Deadline
    November 15, 2017
  • Extended Deadline
    December 15, 2017
  • Notifications
    February 23, 2018
  • Event dates
    12 — 28 April 2018
Categories & Fees

Documentary features over 40 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $45
  • Regular Deadline — $60
  • Late Deadline — $75
  • Extended Deadline — $90

Films made by filmmakers ages 18 and under, of any genre and less than 10 minutes in length. Adult participation must be limited to an advisory or acting role.

  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free
  • Late Deadline — free
  • Extended Deadline — free

Narrative shorts less than 40 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $30
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $75

Documentary shorts less than 40 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $30
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $75

Narrative features over 40 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $45
  • Regular Deadline — $60
  • Late Deadline — $75
  • Extended Deadline — $90

Intergenerational and youth oriented feature films over 40 minutes in length of all genres and styles.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $45
  • Regular Deadline — $60
  • Late Deadline — $75
  • Extended Deadline — $90

Intergenerational and youth oriented short films under 40 minutes in length of all genres and styles.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $30
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $75

Animated films of all lengths. All animation styles are accepted.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $30
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $75

New, innovative music videos merging the best of both art forms.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $20
  • Late Deadline — $20
  • Extended Deadline — $30

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