We are looking for creative, innovative, thought-provoking and entertaining independent films. We are especially interested in films make Iowa and the MidWest. The festival has showcased short and feature-length dramatic films and documentaries.

Awards & Prizes

Awards will be presented for Best Short, Best Feature, Best Documentary, Critic's Choice, and People's Favorite. Starting this year, we will even feature an award for Best Fresh, the best short, entered into our yearly theme category.

Rules & Terms

Movies must have been created (finished post-production) since January 2015. Movies outside of this time frame may be submitted for screening consideration but will not be eligible for awards.