The Mighty Mac Fest hosted by the Saint Ignace Film Festival is an arts and entertainment festival with a competition film series (both short and feature length with all genres welcome for submission).

The core of the programming will occur at the historic Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Social programs and special events will be held simultaneously in and around downtown St. Ignace, Michigan.

More than a competition film festival, the Mighty Mac Fest will host a variety of special events, live music, celebrity guest lecturers, vendor rooms, and industry breakout sessions to enhance the experience for filmmakers and festival goers alike.

ALL FILMS SELECTED for the festival's competition series will have an individual screening open to the public.

ALL FILMMAKERS having films selected for the festival will be provided with an individual All-Access pass to attend ALL festival events and screenings (space is limited at some evens and will be on a first-come-first-served basis as to seating).

Prizes at present will be awarded (in both the short and feature categories) for:

Best Film
Audience Choice Award (Film)
Best Director
Best Acting Performance
Best Editing
Best Original Music
Best Screenplay

Prizes will be cash, awards, and gifts and will be announced (as to type) no later than 30 days prior to the festival opening.

Submission rules/terms will be provided one-week prior to the regular submission opening (December 1, 2023).
NOTE: All submission information subject to change due to the ongoing labor issues within the entertainment industry. In the event the strikes are not resolved prior to the opening date for submissions, dates will be pushed back until such time as the labor issues are resolved.