CALL FOR ENTRIES!

From the organizers of Australia's two leading genre film festivals -  A Night of Horror International Film Festival and Fantastic Planet, Sydney Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival - comes the third annual cinematic celebration of all things frightening, fantastic, underground, off-beat, alternative, and just plain weird... to the American Midwest!

 Raymond P. Whalen the star of the documentary VORE KING greets audience members following the award winning film's screening at MidWest WeirdFest 2017. (Photo by Luong Huynh)

Raymond P. Whalen the star of the documentary VORE KING greets audience members following the award winning film's screening at MidWest WeirdFest 2017. (Photo by Luong Huynh)

MidWest WeirdFest is now accepting submissions for the 2019 event in the following categories:

FEATURES - DOCUMENTARIES - SHORTS -  ANIMATIONS - TV/WEB CONTENT - MUSIC VIDEOS

This year, we are also launching a screenplay competition attached to the festival and are accepting:

FEATURE SCREENPLAYS  and  SHORT SCREENPLAYS

Enter your film or screenplay with our completely online submission process: DVD and BLU RAY screeners, and paper copies of scripts are neither required nor accepted. Just choose one of the two following submission platforms and click on its logo to enter online.

Submit a YouTube or Vimeo screener of your film using FilmFreeway.  FilmFreeway's HD upload system is fully integrated with both of these popular online video-sharing websites.

OR

Enter on Withoutabox and upload your film to WAB's Secure Online Screener service or Vimeo. 

 

All festival rules, conditions and fees for MidWest WeirdFest are described in full on each of the above platforms' sites.

Deadlines for the 2019 festival are - Earlybird: July 31, 2018.  Regular: October 31, 2018. Late: December 31, 2018. Extended: January 11, 2019.