CVFF celebrates the art of the short film. We invite you to submit your films and videos of any type. Comedy. Drama. Documentaries. Animation. Music Videos. Just as long as the length of the film is 20 minutes or less.

We are located in the thriving arts community of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. All screenings will be held at the beautiful Micon Cinemas Downtown. Please read the Rules & Terms section for submission details.

There is no entry fee for all Student films and WI/MN Made films.

We look forward to seeing your films!

Rules & Terms

All entries must have a runtime of 20 minutes or less.

We accept online screeners. Please upload your film through FilmFreeway streaming or password protected sites like Vimeo and YouTube. Downloadable links are not accepted.

If submitting through email, please send to: info@cvfilmfest.com
Be sure to include: your name, contact information, title of film, runtime and your connection to the project. Please include a link to the film and password.

Only someone closely connected to the project may submit to the festival.

You are welcome to enter more than one film. Please, no more than 3 films per film maker.

All films must be in English or have English subtitles or English dubbing.

All entries are subject to review and acceptance by the festival programmers.

If your film is selected, you will be notified by approximately March 24, 2017.

For entries selected to the 2017 festival, a high quality file (MP4 or MOV) will be required for exhibition.

By submitting through FilmFreeway or via email: You grant the Chippewa Valley Film Festival permission to screen your entry as part of the 2017 festival and use stills or clips for promotional purposes. You acknowledge that you hold all rights and clearances for the film.

Feel free to contact us with any questions:
info@cvfilmfest.com