• Submit

    Speechless Film Festival is no longer accepting entries for the 2017 competition.

  • Speechless Shorts
    (professional)

    Best of Show, $1,000
    Any live-action film that features minimal dialogue with a running time under 45 minutes is eligible to submit in this category. Submissions should be driven by visual storytelling.

  • Speechless Shorts (student)
    Best of Show, $500
    Any student-made live-action film that features minimal dialogue with a running time under 45 minutes is eligible to submit in this category. Submissions should be driven by visual storytelling.

  • Shorts
    Best of Show, $500
    Any live-action film with a running time under 45 minutes is eligible to submit in this category.

  • Features
    Best of Show, $500
    Any film with a running time of 45+ minutes is eligible to submit in this category.

  • Made in Minnesota
    Best of Show, $500
    Any animated or live-action film produced primarily in Minnesota is eligible to submit in this category. Submissions will be judged on quality of work and use of visual storytelling.

  • Animation/Experimental
    Best of Show, $500
    Any animated or experimental film with a running time under 20 minutes is eligible to submit in this category.

     

 

Requirements

  • Each filmmaker must own the rights to the material being submitted.
  • Your film must have been completed sometime after January 1, 2016.
  • Your final productions must be submitted to the festival by January 8, 2017.