Wisconsin Film Fest Now Accepting Submissions

The Wisconsin Film Festival is gearing up for what’s sure to be another mind-blowing eight days of film screenings in 2017 (March 30 through April 6). One of the festival’s annual series features films that have ties to our beloved state.

The Wisconsin Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Wisconsin’s Own and Wisconsin’s Own Student categories. They are looking for narrative, documentary, experimental or animated work of any length. Films entered must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2016.

Entry fees are $45 – feature film; $35 – short film; $15 (with valid student ID) – student. Deadlines are: Dec. 1, 2016 – Wisconsin’s Own (films of any length from filmmakers with a Wisconsin connection); Dec. 30, 2016 – Wisconsin’s Own Student (films of any length from student filmmakers with a Wisconsin connection).

For a full description of categories, eligibility, the submission process, acceptable submission formats and a link to the official entry form, visit

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