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August 21-25, 2024
Middlebury, Vermont

Festival Passes & Opening Night Tickets On Sale Now!

Mark your calendar! Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival celebrates its milestone 10th Anniversary in style with 120+ films, dozens of filmmakers from around the world, many special guests and great parties over five joyous days. 

Passes, Tickets & Info

Notice

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Seeking Executive Director

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, a Top 100 Best Reviewed Film Festival worldwide on FilmFreeway and celebrating its milestone 10th Anniversary this August, is seeking a new Executive Director to guide the Fest into its second decade.

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Great Stories, Well Told

Monthly Movie Screenings at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury
October 2023 – May 2024

TICKETS & INFO

Thursday, April 18, 7pm

Beyond Utopia

About the film

Thursday, May 9, 7pm

The Janes

About the Film

Film Archive

View trailers, photos and info from all the beautiful films of MNFF 1-9.

Film Archive

Awards & Honorees

Explore our VTeddy Award and Prize winners, and MNFF’s esteemed Honorees.

Winners & Honorees

Fest Photos

Enjoy galleries of our filmmakers, guests, events, and audiences.

Fest Photos

For Filmmakers

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is solely dedicated to showcasing the fine work of 1st and 2nd time filmmakers. This has been our core mission since Day One.

MNFF supports, promotes and exhibits the dynamic and imaginative work of new filmmakers. We provide a platform for new voices in independent filmmaking – delighting audiences and giving the emerging filmmaking community opportunities to be discovered.

Submit Your Film

The submission window for MNFF10 is open through May 29, 2024.

Submissions

Apply for a Grant

MNFF Alumni: Submit your feature narrative script to the MNFF Franklin Film Development Fund Beginning October 1, 2024.

Grants

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For Individual & Families

Donate to MNFF

You can contribute at any level that works for you. Our new filmmakers truly appreciate all of your tax-deductible contributions.

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We work with our dedicated sponsors to create customized connections online, on screens and in-person.

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