HMFF 2017 will be taking over Hamilton again for 3 days this year. We will be screening films/videos in between bands at local venues like This Aint Hollywood. Winners will be announced at the end of the weekend. We will have some great prizes, such as $500 equipment rental vouchers, expendibles gift certificates, brewery prize packs, $1000 music video packages, and more. Every filmmaker/band selected for the main competition receives a pass to the entire weekends events.

HMFF is looking for music videos, short films, docs, live performances, trailers, etc., under 15 mins in length.

About HMFF:

HMFF provides great exposure for emerging filmmakers. Many films that have screened at the festival have gone on to international festivals, won prizes to get that next project started, and gained tons of fans along the way. On top of great talent they also have amazing audiences every year, that feel passionately about the arts communities, and also some industry vets, that are looking for the next big thing.

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Awards & Prizes

Last Years awards included
Best Film – $500 Rental Voucher to Whites
1st Runner Up – $100 Gift Certificate to The Source Shop
Selection Committee Award - Panavision Gift Bag
Best Music Video – $500 Rental Voucher to Whites
1st Runner Up – Niagara Parks Passes and a Slate
Selection Committee Award – Panavision gift bag
Best Band – $1000 Music Video Package
1st Runner Up – Niagara Parks Passes
Selection Committee Award – Episode with HeartstringsTV.com (2 Songs shot and edited)
and lots more to be announced closer to the date!

Rules & Terms

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Regular : July 3, 2017 ($10)
Late: Aug 7, 2017 ($20)

Submissions must be no more than
15 minutes. Submissions that are accepted must
be made available to download. WETRANSFER PREFERRED

Jury selections will be announced by August 21, 2017
Submissions will NOT be returned.
Check www.hmff.com for updates.
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Like Us on Facebook: facebook.com/hmffest

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    Steve Radley

    I was unable to attend, but with connecting through Facebook looked to be a great time. I love the concept combing music, films, videos. I wish there were more festivals like this one.

    November 2017
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    Deva Palmier

    A well run festival. It looks like this festival had problems last year in 2016, with a break in and their gear stolen, but they have most definitely have sorted everything out now. I highly recommend this festival.

    Cassie was lovely to communicate with and very organised. I live in the UK, but a friend/ actress attended on my behalf and really enjoyed it. They had put together a lovely program of films. I feel very grateful to Hamilton Music and Film Festival for selecting the Finding Clive Teaser Trailer. I highly recommend this festival.

    October 2017
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    Arquiteto Cinema

    Uma honra participar desse festival com meu clipe!

    October 2017
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    Tom Strnad

    It was great to be selected in the Canadian Music video profile section. A great venue with live bands and music videos, a true music and film festival.

    October 2016
    Hmff8 reelnote1
    Response from festival:

    Much appreciated!

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    Firdaus Bilimoria

    very cool festival run by great people

    October 2016
    Hmff8 reelnote1
    Response from festival:

    Thank you