McMINNVILLE, OR: The McMinnville Film Festival Foundation is proud to present the 2020 McMinnville Short Film Festival (MSFF), being held at Linfield College, McMinnville Cinemas, and Chemeketa Community College on February 21st through 23rd.
We accept all genres as long as they are no longer than 20 minutes. Animation films will be eligible for the Will Vinton Best Animation Award. Environmental films will be eligible for the Recology Award. All Official Selections will be eligible for the Grand Jury Prize which includes a $500 cash award as well as a trophy!
Set in the heart of Oregon wine country, the McMinnville Short Film Festival (MSFF) is a “filmmaker’s” festival. MSFF organizers cater to filmmakers from the moment a film is submitted to the moment the festival wraps up, experience why Portland filmmaker Zach Putnam says “…the festival organizers curated a sophisticated collection of high caliber films from both local and international directors. They create a welcoming environment for all attendees, but as a filmmaker, it felt like I was treated like a king!…” Continue reading... “Call for Entries – McMinnville Short Film Festival”
Oscar- and Emmy-winning filmmaker Will Vinton will be the keynote presentation at the 5th Annual McMinnville Short Film Festival on October 3, 2015. As a Director and Producer of 3D animation, Will Vinton has won virtually every film and television award given a filmmaker – several hundred in total. Will directed and produced the world’s first all Claymation feature film, the critically acclaimed ADVENTURES OF MARK TWAIN. Soon after, he directed the first three California Raisin commercials that launched a legendary series of hip commercials, entertainment, merchandising, and a CBS Saturday morning TV series, THE CALIFORNIA RAINSIN SHOW. Continue reading... “Will Vinton to Keynote McMinnville Short Film Festival”
The 3rd Annual McMinnville Short Film Festival is scheduled for Sunday, October 6, at 7:00 PM at the Gallery Theater in McMinnville. The deadline to enter a film is September 16, 2013. There is a $20 entry fee per film but no limit to the number of films a filmmaker can submit. The fee raises money for Habitat for Humanity, and helps offset the cost of holding the festival. Each category will offer a $100 top prize to the winner!