Door County Short Film Fest

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February 17 & 18, 2017 at the Sister Bay Village Hall

Check out the 8th annual Door County Short Film Fest showing in downtown Sister Bay! Films are as short as 2 minutes and as long as 20 minutes and created by amateur and professional movie makers.

2017 Door County Short Film Fest Schedule (printed program)

$5 Two-Day All-Access Pass + free popcorn!

Friday, Feb. 17 (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Opening Night in Sister Bay Village Hall (10693 N. Bay Shore Dr/Hwy 42)
7 pm:  Premiere of the much-anticipated “Eagle Tower” video short
7:30-9pm:  Tim Erskine’s movie “The Emissary”
Short presentations and Q & A with the filmmakers!

Saturday, Feb. 18 (doors open at 1:30 pm)
2-8pm: Selected short films from around the world, all-day-long,  with brief intermissions for drinks  and popcorn.  Short presentation and Q & A with Mark Ang, filmmaker and director of the renowned Windows of Formosa Film Festival in Taiwan, plus meet other attending filmmakers!

The 2017  Golden Mug, created and donated by Gills Rock Stoneware artists Judy and Larry “Thor” Thoreson!

 Thanks to our 2017 Film Fest Sponsors!

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Are you a movie maker?

We consider  films with story line(s) that are: uplifting, inspiring, humorous, meaningful or silly. Please keep films short and sweet with a maximum run time of 20 minutes; films may be as short as 2 minutes.

Sorry – movie submissions now closed for 2017.


Help make the Door County Short Film Fest happen – become a SPONSOR!

The Door County Short Film Fest is still accepting sponsorships for the 8th annual festival. Please consider sponsoring the DCSFF to help bring people to Door County during a quiet time of year, and promote your business.

CLICK HERE for information on DCSFF Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here for a sampling of past film entries. These clips are an example of the types of films shown at DCSFF.

If you would like more information, please call or email DCSFF organizers:
Chris Opper (; (920)606-9523
Christopher Milligan (; (920) 854-3230


Sponsorship Levels

The Door County Short Film Fest is a grassroots, community-driven event with the goals of: encouraging the creation of movie making; establishing and hosting a winter event in northern Door County; entertaining and benefiting residents, visitors and businesses.