If you think you have what it takes to become the next Jordan Peele, Edgar Wright, or Patty Jenkins, then write your script, cast your talent, gather your camera gear and get recording - Lights, Camera, ACTION!

The 15th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival- the best film festival for teens in Michigan!

Films must be produced by teens, ages 12-19, who reside in the state of Michigan. More than one teen may work on a film. Adults may be talent in a film, but should not perform any other duty in the actual creation of the film. Films may not be more than 10 minutes long. No bloopers, please. Teens may submit more than one film. Films submitted to the festival will not be returned.

Legal Disclaimers

When you enter a film in the 15th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival,
• you give all sponsoring parties permission to use film titles, images, names, and any other film info to promote future Teen Filmmaker Festivals;
• you understand that a jury will review all submissions and select those to be screened at the Teen Filmmaker Festival;
• you accept that the jury may not select films for the festival that contain excessively violent or obscene content.

Overall Rating
  • Spencer Haydo

    As a 2018 finalist, I liked the setup of the festival and the opportunities it opened up for filmmakers.

    March 2018
  • Micah Wagoner

    Good festival. They treated us well.

    March 2018
  • Adam Burns

    Great festival! Very worthwhile and fun.

    March 2017
    Response from festival:

    Thank you! We're glad you liked it!

  • Sylvia Gabriel

    I had a lot of fun; the festival was very nice.

    March 2017
    Response from festival:

    Thank you for coming! We're glad you enjoyed it!