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Door County Short Film Fest

Coming soon…to the Sister Bay Village Hall
February 12 & 13, 2016

Treat your beloved to something different this Valentine’s Day and bring them to the 7th annual Door County Short Film Fest 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: YouTube commercial
General Admission: $5/session
VIP Admission: ***Stay Tuned for details on VIP tickets!

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

2016 Door County Short Film Fest Schedule:

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!):
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.
: Premiere Presentation of new films at Sister Bay Village Hall. Audience members will be asked to vote on the best film to receive the Golden Coffee Mug award. Popcorn, treats and beverages will be 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!

Are you a movie maker?

The Door County Short Film Fest (DCSFF) accept submissions from filmmakers (submission period has closed for 2015)! 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). 

Fill out this application: CLICK HERE
Pay the $20 submission fee by clicking the Buy Now button:


(“Friend’s Email”: dcshortfilmfest@gmail.com)


Mail your film(s) on DVD format, with $20 to:
Attn: Chris Opper
P.O. Box 351
Sister Bay, WI 54234

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

The Door County Short Film Fest is now accepting sponsorships for the 6th 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 a sampling of past film entries. These clips are an example of the types of films shown at DCSFF.

Please review this DCSFF Sponsorship Opportunities sheet.
If you would like more information, please call or email DCSFF organizers:
Chris Opper (dcshortfilmfest@gmail.com); (920)606-9523
Paige Funkhouser (coordinator@cometosisterbay.com); (920) 854-2812

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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