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Door County Short Film Fest

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. Watch this for a quick preview:

The Red Thunder was the Golden Mug winner in 2016

2017 film schedule will be available January 24th.  Check back for details!

2016 General Admission: $5/session, $20 All Access Pass Friday & Saturday!

Save your ticket stubs for discounts these businesses (2016):
*$1 off food & drink (1 per customer):
Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant
BaseCamp Coffee Shop
Husby’s Food & Spirits
JJ’s La Puerta
Northern Grill & Pizza
Sister Bay Bowl

2016 Door County Short Film Fest Schedule (for reference):

Friday, Feb. 12 – Film Fest Feature Night:
7 p.m.: Opening Night in Sister Bay Village Hall (10693 N. Bay Shore Dr/Hwy 42)

Saturday, Feb. 13 – Day Sessions & Premiere Night:
Feature sessions, with long breaks between for Q&A with filmmakers, actors, production crews (and to give you time to eat in Sister Bay restaurants!).
Vote for your favorite film from each session:
9-10:15 a.m.
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
2-3:15 p.m.
4-5:15 p.m.
7-9 p.m.
: “Best of the Fest” – People’s Choice from each session will be shown. Then audience members will be asked to vote on the best film to receive the Golden Coffee Mug award. Popcorn, treats and beverages available for purchase.
9 p.m.(approx): Unofficial after party at Husby’s Food & Spirits

2015 Golden Mug, created and donated by Gills Rock Stoneware artists Judy and Larry “Thor” Thoreson!

 Thanks to our 2016 Film Fest Sponsors!

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Base Camp Logo


Bay Ridge Golf Logo

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Are you a movie maker?

The Door County Short Film Fest (DCSFF) is accepting submissions from filmmakers through December 31! We want to show your films in Door County.

Please submit 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.

Submit films by DECEMBER 31 (for 2016). 


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

The Door County Short Film Fest is now accepting sponsorships for the 7th 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 (dcshortfilmfest@gmail.com); (920)606-9523
Christopher Milligan (coordinator@cometosisterbay.com); (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.

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